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Sara’s musical career includes concerts, recordings and research of early music and commissions and performances of contemporary music. She has made several tours for the British and Dutch Early Music Networks and for the British Council throughout Europe and in South America and Africa.
Artists she has performed and recorded with include Emma Kirkby, Catherine Bott, James Wood, Sirinu, Academy of Ancient Music, the Elizabethan Consort, Taverner Consort, New London Consort, Broadside Band, Chalemie and Sinfonye, with whom she has recorded the complete works of Hildegard of Bingen.
Theatre work includes singing for the Royal Shakespeare Company (King John) and the Oxford Stage Company in Britain and the Far East (The Tempest). She has also performed in the Covent Garden Opera Venture (Last Tango on the North Circular).
She has sung in many different ethnic styles and in many different languages. These range from charango songs in Quechua (language of the Incas) to Persian songs in Farsi, songs in the Trouvères dialect and traditional Scottish songs.
Sara Stowe’s vocal workshop of musical discovery explores the richness and beauty of 12th and 13th century European song. Modern scores of songs from France, Germany and Spain are explored, including the famous cantigas de Santa Maria, the courtly songs of the troubadours and trouvères, the love songs of the Minnesingers and some of the earliest sacred and secular English songs. Modern notation will be used and Sara welcomes players of soft mediaeval instruments to join in and accompany the songs.
Venue: Grappenhall Church, Church Lane, Grappenhall, WA4 3EP
In the evening (19:30) Galliarda will perform their concert A Tale of Two Cities in the church - see http://www.galliarda.org.uk/Regular%20programmes.htm, information from firstname.lastname@example.org