• Blurring the boundaries of what a concert is, The Telling brings you intimate “concert-theatre” pieces. More than a concert, we transport you back in time through song, music, poetry and story-telling.

Busy week for the Telling in Brighton and Warwick

It’s a busy few days for medieval ensemble The Telling!

We’re rehearsing two programmes.  Firstly we are performing our new Lily and the Rose Programme at Brighton Early Music Festival on Friday 4 November and then we are in Warwick for Leamington Music on Tuesday 8 November.  Details are below and on our Concerts page – which also has details of our Christmas concerts.

Friday 4th November 2016, 8pm: Brighton Early Music Festival 

THE LILY AND THE ROSE Music associated with the Virgin Mary and love including music by Hildegard of Bingen, Machaut, Sephardic songs and Spanish Cantigas


Tuesday, 8 November 2016, 7.30pm: Leamington Music

Vision: the testimony of Hildegard of Bingen: The extraordinary life of the medieval abbess, Hildegard of Bingen, alongside her haunting and distinctive chant.  With JAN CHAPPELL (pictured) as Hildegard of Bingen


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