23 - 26 August 2002
The French Connection
The French style in European music from the Middle Ages to the Revolution
St Mary's Church, Stoke by Nayland Friday 23 August 2002
CHARPENTIER AND THE DUCHESSE DE GUISE 7 pm
Dr Shirley Thompson, Birmingham Conservatoire  
St Mary's Church, Stoke by Nayland  
MARC-ANTOINE CHARPENITER: MUSIC FOR THE DUCHESS 8:15 pm
Philippa Hyde, Claire Tomlin, Liz Curry soprano, Jennie Cassidy alto, Timothy Kenworthy-Brown countertenor, Patrick McCarthy tenor, Alastair Chapman, Nick Webb bass, Psalmody, Mark Caudle, Louise Jameson treble viol, Mary Pells bass viol, Martin Knizia organ, directed by Peter Holman  
St James's Church, Nayland Saturday 24 August 2002
THE NOBLE BASS VIOL 12 noon
Mark Caudle bass viol  
Grand Hall in Hadleigh Town Hall  
THE STAGING OF BAROQUE OPERA 6:15 pm
Jack Edwards, Director, Opera Restor'd  
St Mary's Church, Hadleigh  
MONTEVERDI & BLOW 7:30 pm
Philippa Hyde &, Claire Tomlin soprano, Jennie Cassidy alto, Adrian Peacock bass, Psalmody, Essex Baroque Orchestra, directed by Peter Holman  
St Mary's Church, Stoke by Nayland Sunday 25 August 2002
CHAMPAGNE AND BURGUNDY – A CELEBRATION OF MACHAUT AND DUFAY 7:30 pm
GOTHIC VOICES, Catherine King mezzo-soprano, Steven Harrold, Julian Podger, Leigh Nixon tenor  
St Mary's Church, Boxford Monday 26 August 2002
THE FLUTE IN FRANCE 12 noon
Rachel Brown Baroque flute, Mark Caudle bass viol, Steven Devine harpsichord  
St Mary's Church, Boxford  
IN THE THEATRICAL STYLE 7:30 pm
Rachel Brown Baroque flute, Essex Baroque Orchestra, directed by Peter Holman