Firmly established as one of Europe’s foremost early music courses, BAROQUE WEEK is now celebrating its 46th year. The course offers inspiration and guidance to both singers and players of baroque music from an expert team of leading specialists in historical performance.
The theme for 2024 is Fairest Isle: A musical journey around the British Isles, exploring
repertoire from the early 17th to late 18th centuries. We will feature masterpieces
by Purcell, Handel and Blow, as well as exploring the lesser-
BAROQUE WEEK is for baroque wind, string and continuo players and up to ten singers,
but there are also opportunities for instrumentalists to sing. Plucked continuo
as well as keyboard players will be welcome. String players should use gut strings
and a baroque bow. You should be a competent sight-
“Everyone is so friendly, standard is high, tutors fantastic, well organised -
Registered Charity No. 1161774
The 2024 course will be 11th-
Booking opens on 1st December. If necessary, lots will be drawn amongst all applications received (with the £100 deposit) by 5pm on 1st December to determine order of application and therefore to allocate bedrooms. There is no advantage gained by applying before 1st December.
Queen Anne’s School, Caversham, Berkshire
Residential Baroque Music Summer School