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SOCIETY MEMBERS


Clare Salaman
'
beautiful vehement playing' Daily Telegraph
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director, hurdy gurdy, nyckelharpa,
vielle, Hardanger fiddle

Jean Kelly
'Elegant, stylish and deliciously nuanced playing' Irish Independent
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harps

Steven Player
'With heels and toes tapping like a Renaissance Fred Astaire… Steven Player was worth the price of admission by himself' Adelaide Review
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dancer, musician, actor, clown

Jeremy Avis
Avis soon had them dancing in the aisles’ Jerusalem Post
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voice, percussion, cittern

Ian Harrison
'Ian Harrison's shawm playing reached ecstatic heights of virtuosity’ Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung
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pipe and tabor, voice, cornett, whistle, pipes, shawm, tambourine

Alison McGillivray
'superbly expressive and imaginative playing' Early Music today

viola da gamba, viola bastarda, cello

Arngeir Hauksson
arngeir+lutes
Theorbo, Cittern, Renaissance Guitar, Lute, Gittern, Saz, Hurdy Gurdy, Percussion

Clara Sanabras
'a remarkable voice' Maverick Magazine
'
capturing the head and heart in equal measure' Musician Magazine

voice, oud, baroque guitar

Peter McCarthy
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unusual bass instruments

Liam Byrne
‘Liam Byrne gave a glittering performance to match what he was wearing’ The Guardian
ATP keflavik
lirone, viols

Elizabeth Kenny
'restraint is out: excess is in' BBC Music magazine
'
deliciously seductive' The Independent on Sunday

theorbo, lute, guitars

Jon Banks
'formidably qualified, multi-talented, full of energy and daring' Early Music Review

harp, santur, qanun, santouri,
percussion, gittern, baroque guitar

Terence Charlston
'nothing short of miraculous: exciting, expressive, rhythmically taught' Fanfare
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Joy Smith
'so improvisatory and spontaneous. Very very exciting. We were all at the edge of our seats in a very good way. Sensual and agile' BBC Radio 3

harps, hammered dulcimer, psaltery