Fiori bring baroque music of Venice to village church

Poppy Walshaw will be performing at Brington Church
Poppy Walshaw will be performing at Brington Church

St Mary’s Church in Great Brington will be filled with the sounds of choral and incidental music from 17th century Venice.

Baroque chamber group Fiori Musicali will have their choir and players perform at the church on Saturday, September 20.

Performing alongside the Fiori Musicali Choir will be distinguished baroque violinist Dr Pauline Nobes and recorder player Anthony Robson.

Fiori’s concerts often see familiar musical masterpieces rubbing shoulders with rarer musical gems. And the Great Brington programme will be no exception with brilliant but rarely heard Venetian music for baroque violin, recorder and continuo by Monteverdi’s fellow countryman Dario Castello.

Fiori will be bringing to life the music of baroque superClaudio Monteverdi. Penelope Rapson, Fiori’s director said: “Monteverdi’s music is always popular with audiences.

“His music was originally written to be performed at the splendid Basilica of St Mark’s in Venice – a mecca for baroque tourists and it’s still a major tourist attraction today.”

“And the splendour of Monteverdi’s music is perfect for the fine acoustic of St Mary’s, Great Brington. We are hugely looking forward to opening our autumn series here.”

The concert starts at 7pm. Tickets cost between £15 and £20. To book call 01327 361380.