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PREVIEW : Myths and Legends celebrated in Brighton

Brian Butler May 13, 2021

Brian Butler welcomes back live music from Brighton Early Music Festival

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PREVIEW: Brighton Early Music Festival online

Brian Butler August 9, 2020

Brian Butler welcomes back the Brighton Early Music Festival in its new virtual space

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PREVIEW: Early music in Brighton @home

Brian Butler April 28, 2020

Brian Butler finds solace that the cancelled Brighton Early Music Festival will be digital instead

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REVIEW: HILDEGARD TRANSFIGURED @ BREMF

November 12, 2019

Folk who I talked to loved it, most had never heard of Hildegard before, my companion adored it and thought it a very interesting night out.  I was saved by the quality of the singing and closed my eyes for a lot of the performance, better to focus on the singing.

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REVIEW: A Musical Offering @ BREMF

Brian Butler November 7, 2019

The Bach Players specialise in this period of music and they delighted us with this opening piece in the hidden gem of St Paul’s Church in West Street Brighton. It’s a minimalist piece with short bright tunes on one instrument then mirrored by one of the others. At times it bounced along like an energetic court dance and at other times its deep, melancholic chords took sudden dramatic turns with unexpected pauses.

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