Belinda Sykes & JOGLARESA

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Caroles of Nunnes & Roses
Concert bookings for December 2016

Celebrate Yule with the luscious five female voices of Joglaresa - there'll be nowells, wassails and Christmas lullabies (including the gorgeous Nuns of Chester Christmas lullaby). Accompanying themselves on fidel, harp, bells, bagpipes and percussion this is possibly our tinkliest and twinkliest Christmas programme to date...

MP3 Demos:
Salve, Virgo rubens rosa
O Maria, prius via
Ave beata femina
Lullay my Chyld

Joglaresa are at the forefront of singers and instrumentalists whose study of improvisation and ethnomusicology informs and shapes their imaginative re-creation of medieval music-making" The Times

One marked highlight at St. John’s Smith Square’s Christmas festivities was Joglaresa - it was packed with punters, for Belinda Sykes’ spirited medieval ensembleThe Independent

Belinda Sykes - voice, bagpipes, director

Sianed Jones - voice, fidel

Angela Hicks - voice, harp
(Cerian Holland for Sydenham, Matlock, Edinburgh)
(Hazel Askew for LeamingtonHastings, Southampton, York)

May Robertson - voice, fidel

Louise Anna Duggan - dulcimer, percussion, voice

Confirmed 2016 Concert Dates:
Wed 30 Nov The Tower of London Chapel
Thu 1 Dec Sydenham
Fri 2 Dec Matlock
Sat 3 Dec Edinburgh
Sat 10 Dec Leamington Hastings
Sun 11 Dec Turner Sims, Southampton
Mon 12 Dec National Centre for Early Music, York
Fri 16 Dec Dorchester
Sat 17 Dec Monmouth
Sun 18 Dec Bath Recitals

(Downloadable hi-res photos:)