Heavenly songs at Peak concert

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MUSIC from hundreds of years ago will be brought back to life at a concert in a Peak District town.

The concert of Choral Music by Renaissance Voices, at All Saints’ Church, Bakewell, takes place tomorrow, from 7.30pm.

The Early Music Chamber choir of about 24 singers, established in 1989, brings together musicians from across the Midlands to promote performances of Renaissance and Baroque music.

The choir’s repertoire includes English and Italian madrigals, French chansons, Tudor anthems, Latin motets, masses and psalms.

Members have performed across the UK and overseas around France and Italy.

Tomorrow’s programme includes Tudor anthems by Orlando Gibbons, motets by Heinrich Schutz, English madrigals by Thomas Weelkes, ayres by John Dowland, French chansons and other music by Hans Leo Hassler and Don Carlo Gesualdo.

Admission is £8 on the door and under 16s are free. Refreshments are available.