Grassi Museum for Musical Instruments: Sumer Is Icumen In – Again

Summer has come in,
Loudly sing, Cuckoo!
The seed grows and the meadow
blooms
And the Grassi Museum for Musical Instruments is staging a celebration of English vocal music

Organised by the Leipzig University Departments of English and Music Sumer Is Icumen In – Again will present a programme of English vocal music, song and prose from the 8th to 18th century featuring the likes of Händel, Dowland and Purcell.

A highlight of the evening promises to be a premier of a new version of Beowulf by the Portuguese composer Manuel Durão.

Sumer Is Icumen In – Again takes place in the Grassi Museum for Musical Instruments Zimeliensaal on Friday July 12th 2013 at 6pm

Tickets Euro 3,00



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