Author Archives: Clare Norburn

Christemas Past mini tour is coming: to Hastings, Hove & North London

The Telling is busy getting in the Christmas mood, rehearsing for our new Christmas programme: Christemas Past: traditional carols from Finland, Spain, France, Germany – and the earliest English Medieval Carols including Ther is No Rose & The Coventry Carol – with lots of candlelight and atmosphere guaranteed! Catch us at Hastings on 26 November, Hove on 8 […]
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Premiere of our new programme: Into the Melting Pot: lively & haunting Spanish music & new play

Fanfare please! Tonight we launch our new programme, Into the Melting Pot.  We’ve been rehearsing for the past week and are super excited about the magical blending Spanish medieval and Sephardic Jewish music & Clare Norburn’s new play which will transport you to Seville – the scent of orange blossom, spinning wheels and lamps at […]
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Don’t miss The Telling’s next concert: 15 July

Unsung Heroine at Stoke Newington Early Music Festival Saturday 15 July, 7.30pm – 9.30pm    St Mary’s Old Church, Stoke Newington Church Street N16 9ES Event details The Telling Jan Chappell actor Clare Norburn soprano & writer Joy Smith harp, percussion Clare Salaman  nyckelharpa, hurdy gurdy Unsung Heroine: The imagined history of troubadour Countess Beatriz de Dia A blending […]
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2 concerts in North London: June/July 2017

1. Women Mystics at Twilight in candlelight at Stroud Green Festival: Thurs 22 June, 9pm – 10pm Holy Trinity Church, Granville Road, London N4 4EL (nearest tube Finsbury Park or Crouch Hill) Event Details See in the twilight with mesmerising music by medieval Abbess Hildegard of Bingen and haunting medieval music from England with poetry by […]
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celebrate a Medieval Christmas this weekend with The Telling

Don’t miss our very special Medieval Christmas concert this weekend in London and Brighton: we hope to see you there! A Medieval Christmas Clare Norburn, soprano Ariane Prussner, mezzo Kaisa Pulkkinen harp, recorder Medieval Carols, candles and mulled wine to take you to the heart of Christmas Saturday 10th December 2016, 7.30pm – Stroud Green Festival […]
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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 […]
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