Cloak’d in Secrecy


The Oxford Early Music Festival

Subterfuge, scandals, and seafaring shenanigans.

A riveting narrative of words and music to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the death of Sir Walter Raleigh with works from the Golden Age of England & Spain (incl. Byrd, Cabezon, Campion, Dowland, Farnaby & Ortiz), and featuring Elizabeth I's iconic Tilbury speech as well as the sonnets and speeches of Shakespeare.

Performed by award-winning Charivari Agréable: Isobel Collyer (reader & soprano), Layil Barr (recorders & viol) & Kah-Ming Ng (virginals).

Duration: 1 hour 30mins with interval

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