Sirinu to perform at Octavia Hill to mark a new season for the Wisbech Music Society

Hogarth Gin Lane

Hogarth Gin Lane - Credit: Archant

The Wisbech Music Society is to hold its first performance of the season at Octavia Hill’s Birthplace House next week.

Sirinu

Sirinu - Credit: Archant

The show, titled ‘Handel and the Music of Gin Lane’, will be performed by Sirinu, who present a cross section of early 18th century musical life.

The music will range from street bands of cleavers and hurdy-gurdy, to the Roast Beef Cantana and some of the earliest published children’s songs.

Sirinu consists of Sara Stow (soprano and harpsichord), Matthew Spring (lute and hurdy-gurdy) and Camilla Scarlett (baroque violin).

The group also take inspiration from Handel and William Hogarth.


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Organisers say it will offer an “exciting and entertaining programme that will appeal to a wide range of tastes.”

The concert will take place on Friday October 23 from 7.30pm.

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For more information, contact Roger Powell on 01945 585073 or visit Sirinu’s website: www.skeetmusic.com

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