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2019 Highlights

Following on from our successful new residency in Liverpool, we were thrilled to host the first ever Liverpool Early Music Festival last September!

Quirky, Lively, Heartfelt

Classical, early music, folk, world music and theatre at multiple venues across Liverpool with some exciting, pioneering & international musicians lined up:

The Sixteen, The Telling, Lux Musicae London & Palisander.


Liverpool Early Music Festival

will return

18th September 2020

More info coming soon. Follow us for updates:

The Sixteen

The Choral Pilgrimage 2019

EVENT 1: if you like classical or early music

Friday 20 September 2019 | 7.30pm - 9.15pm

Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral

The Sixteen

In celebration of The Sixteen's 40th anniversary, their 2019 Choral Pilgrimage brings together choral masterpieces past and present.

Ariane Prussner

Workshop for Singers

EVENT 2: if you like singing folk, classical or world music

Saturday 21 September 2019 | 1.30pm - 3.30pm

Nordic Church and Cultural Centre

Ariane Prüssner mezzo-soprano

The Telling’s mezzo-soprano Ariane Prüssner will walk participants through some beautiful and lively Spanish medieval songs. No experience necessary.



EVENT 3: if you like chilled out sounds or early music

Saturday 21 September 2019 | 8pm - 9pm

Nordic Church and Cultural Centre

The Telling

Candlelit concert of mesmerising medieval music including music by Hildegard of Bingen, chant and troubadour melodies.

Into the Melting Pot

Into the Melting Pot

EVENT 4: if you like theatre, world or early music

Sunday 22 September 2019 | 7.30pm - 9.30pm

Ullet Road Unitarian Church Hall

The Telling

An exciting mix of drama and a live soundtrack of plaintive Sephardic songs and lively medieval music with full staging and stunning lighting. Be transported back to 15th century Seville!


Journey to the New World

EVENT 5: if you like classical, world or early music

Tuesday 24 September 2019 | 6.30pm - 7.30pm

Nordic Church and Cultural Centre


Inspired Renaissance exploration and discovery, join this musical illustration of journeys to the New World by Christopher Columbus, Sir Francis Drake and Sir Walter Raleigh.

Lux Musicae London

The Secrets of Andalusia

EVENT 6: if you like world or early music

Friday 27 September 2019 | 7.30pm - 9.30pm

Nordic Church and Cultural Centre

Lux Musicae London

The story of Flamenco music's embedded roots in medieval Spanish, Arabic and Sephardic music with masters of Flamenco and Arabic oud Ignacio Lusardi and Julian Harris.

The Telling would like to thank an anonymous donor for making this festival possible and John Minnion and Sandra Oelbaum for their extraordinary support!