a_tre_ordini (a_tre_ordini) wrote in harp,

Andrew Lawrence-King master-classes: Italian early 17th-century & The Beginning of Continuo

Historical technique, period style, tactus, continuo, ornamentation,tuning, temperaments, improvisation, sprezzatura, poetics, word-painting, toccatas, diminutions, continuo songs, early opera & early oratorio.

2 Italian triple harps & a variety of other instrumentsfrom Andrew’s collection will be freely available.
Continuo organ will be freely available.
Continuo harpsichord can be hired (Enquire for details)
Pedal (double-action) harp can be provided to use.
Single-action harp is available.

OPEN TO: Harp (any type of harp, any level of experience), theorbo, guitar, keyboards, singers etc.

COURSE FEE: £100 per day (Saturday & Sunday)

Friday 29th Oct 1800 (Welcome & Introduction Workshop) No fee for Friday evening
Saturday 30th Oct 10-13 1430-1730 (Classes & Workshops)
Sunday 31st Oct 10-13, 1430-1730 (Classes & Workshops)


TUTOR: Andrew Lawrence-King

For information on travel to Guernsey and local accommodation: www.VisitGuernsey.com or contact us.

CONTACT: Info@TheHarpConsort.com


Andrew Lawrence-King

Baroque-harp virtuoso and imaginative continuo-player, Andrew Lawrence-King is recognised as one of the world’s leading performers of early music. A creative and inspiring conductor, he has led baroque operas and oratorios at La Scala, Milan; Sydney Opera House; Casals Hall, Tokyo; Berlin Philharmonie; Vienna Konzerthaus; and New York’s Carnegie Hall.With Luz y Norte (1994), and Italian Concerto, Andrew began a series of award-winning recordings as soloist and director of The Harp Consort, continuing with Missa Mexican and Miracles of Notre Dame on Harmonia Mundi USA. He has also recorded Vivaldi’s Four Seasons & Handel's first opera, Almira. Andrew's latest solo CD is Chorégraphie.Andrew's work on 17th-century dances with Steven Player & The Harp Consort has won the ensemble an unparalleled reputation for stylish and entertaining stage-shows, and the UK Arts & Humanities Research Council awarded him a three-year Fellowship at Sheffield University to research early Spanish opera and oratorio. He is Principal Guest Director of Concerto Copenhagen, Scandinavia's leading baroque orchestra and a regular guest director with early music ensembles, baroque and modern orchestras worldwide.Dr Lawrence-King is Professor of Early Harp at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, London and teaches at the Royal Danish Academy of Music, Copenhagen.

X-posted to historical_harp, but I think it will be interesting for modern harpists as well.
Pedal (double-action) harp can be provided to use. Single-action harp is available.
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