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About this event

Join us in the Music Gallery to hear performances and talks based on our musical instrument collection, including our 1772 Kirckman harpsichord. 

26 February - performance by Cassandra Gurling

Cassandra Gurling, Drake Music’s Musical Inclusion Practitioner and Manager is a classically trained vocalist and choir director.

Cassandra is one of 11 artists to receive the Mobo Awards, Help Musicians UK (HMUK) Fund in 2017.

Learn more about Cassandra on here.


Two vocalists and (electric) keyboard.

30 April - performance by Jan Zahourek, violone plus lutenist 

The audience will have the opportunity to see one of our instruments that is normally in storage: a rare 16th- or early 17th-century violone (double bass-like instrument) (M41-1983) thought to be by the famous Brescian maker, Gio Paolo Maggini, and to hear a copy of it being played by Jan Zahourek.