Effortless, yet beautifully phrased: Robert Hugill reviews Iestyn Davies and Fretwork

Robert Hugill, Planet Hugill

 

For the Temple Music Foundation’s concert at Temple Church on Tuesday 26 March 2019, it wasn’t just the pairing of the music of Michael Nyman with that of Henry Purcell that was striking, it was that it was performed by the viol ensemble Fretwork,  (playing on instruments that were falling out of fashion even in Purcell’s day) with the counter-tenor Iestyn Davies.

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