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    At the King's Pleasure

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    World renowned lutenist, Simon Martyn-Ellis, presents an intimate recital of music written for the theorbo and baroque guitar from 17th Century France and modern Wales. Focusing on dance suites compiled by Robert de Visée and Francesco Corbetta, the concert presents the type of music that de Visée might have played for his patron and employer, Louis XIV. Frequently requiring him to play in his presence, be that in the gardens or his bedside, de Visée was truly there at the King's pleasure!

    As a little aside, a charming suite of character pieces based on Chaucer's The Miller's Tale, from the Welsh composer Stephen Goss, rounds out the evening.

    Don't miss this chance to catch an occasional member of lutruwita's own Van Diemen's Band stepping out solo and providing an entertaining and informative evening of music.

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