Monday 14 May 2018 7:30PM


Leading Lights before the English Civil War


  • Phantasm
  • Laurence Dreyfus treble viol, director
  • Emilia Benjamin treble viol
  • Jonathan Manson tenor viol
  • Markku Luolajan-Mikkola bass viol
  • Heidi Gröger tenor viol
  • Emily Ashton bass viol

John Jenkins and William Lawes lived in turbulent times. While the former survived the English Civil War, the latter died fighting for the Royalist cause.

Phantasm explores the composers’ sublime compositions for viol consort.

  • William Lawes (1602-1645)
        • Consort Sett IV a5 in F major
        • Consort Sett I a5 in G minor
        • Consort Sett IX a6 in B flat major
        • Consort Sett VIII a6 in F major
  • John Jenkins (1592-1678)
        • Fantasia a5 No. 15 in D major
        • Fantasia a5 No. 3 in G minor
        • Fantasia a5 No. 8 in C minor
        • Fantasia a5 No. 9 in C minor
        • Fantasia a5 No. 1 in G major
        • Fantasia a5 No. 17 in C major
        • Fantasia a6 No. 8 in A minor
        • Fantasia a6 No. 10 in E minor
        • Fantasia a6 No. 5 in D minor
        • Pavan a5 in F major
        • Pavan a5 in G minor
        • In nomine in E minor
        • The Bell Pavan

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