Gabrieli Consort & Players bring festive cheer to Shakespeare's Globe


added: 4 Jan 2011 // by: newsdesk 

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Gabrieli Consort & Players saw in the New Year with a fine performance at Shakespeare's Globe on New Year's day. were on hand to witness the Winter Wassail in the resplendent theatre on the Thames edge.

Whilst enjoying the warmth of a mulled wine in these authentic surroundings the singers were in full voice regaling the gathered throng with songs and poetry from times gone by in order to shoo away the darkness. The most memorable of which was a fine rendition of the '12 Days of Christmas' highlighting the impracticality of the presents.

It was truly magical way to spend the first day of the New Year. Do check out the Gabrieli Consort & Players and other forthcoming events at Shakespeare's Globe on the links below.

Founded by Paul McCreesh in 1982, Gabrieli Consort & Players are world-renowned interpreters of great choral and instrumental repertoire, spanning from the renaissance to the present day.

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