Entries by Revolution Arts

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Crown of Thorns

Music by two exact musical contemporaries, both living from 1567 to 1643, feature in the next free concert in the tranquil setting of St Sepulchre-without-Newgate in the heart of the city of London

By the Waters of Babylon

Join the Voices and Viols of Musica Poetica on Thursday 23 February at 1.10pm for the next free concert in the 2017 series in the tranquil setting of St Sepulchre-without-Newgate in the heart of the city of London.  This month’s celebration of the music of the 17th century composer Franz Tunder and his contemporaries introduces some of his work for […]

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Musica Poetica’s free central London lunchtime recitals

Following the success of their 2016 Highgate concert series, Musica Poetica will be relocating to central London. They will be based at the historic  location of St Sepulchre-without-Newgate in Holborn for a series of nine free lunchtime concerts throughout 2017 entitled Tunder’s World. In this series, the focus of the concerts will be to explore […]

A musical journey of discovery with The 250 Mile Walk

This Saturday, Musica Poetica takes us on a musical journey of discovery in the magical setting of St Michael’s Highgate with The 250 Mile Walk. In 1705 the composer J S Bach walked 150 miles from his home church in Arnstadt to see the greatest organ composer in the world in Lübeck – Dietrich Buxtehude.  The […]

Discover St Michael’s Highgate

An atmospheric setting for a musical performance helps create that extra special experience. This will certainly be true of the next concert by Musica Poetica in the magnificent church of St Michael’s Highgate on 15 October. St. Michael’s, Highgate stands higher than any other church in London. As you enter you are level with the cross […]

Bach’s great pilgrimage

Two hundred miles is some distance on foot. Google maps tells us it will take you about 77 hours. Assuming say an average of 5-6  hours of actual walking a day that would take around two weeks. What is more, imagine the circumstances – it is 1705, it’s northern Europe, October, the nights are pulling […]

Musica Poetica launches new website, lunchtime recitals and late night concerts

Musica Poetica is delighted to launch its new website ahead of an exciting years for the group. Praised for its “constantly upbeat brilliance and dynamism”, Musica Poetica is quickly gaining a reputation for energetic and communicative interpretations of repertoire from Monteverdi to Mozart, performed on period instruments. Originally formed as a quartet at the Royal […]