REVIEW – The Cardinall’s Musick – Howard Assembly Rooms

ABOUT Founded in 1989, The Cardinall’s Musick is a highly successful and innovative ensemble. Taking its name from the 16th-century cardinal, Thomas Wolsey, the group is known for its extensive study of English Renaissance music. Although primarily a vocal group, The Cardinall’s Musick also has its own period instrumental ensemble, and now embraces a wide … Continue reading REVIEW – The Cardinall’s Musick – Howard Assembly Rooms

Review – Kathryn Tickell and The Side at the Howard Assembly Room

What a fantastic night! It was my first musical event at the Howard Assembly Rooms, but it will not be my last! By the time the lights went down, it was a full house and their was an air of expectancy. With such a beautiful and atmospheric venue, I think that everyone in the audience had high … Continue reading Review – Kathryn Tickell and The Side at the Howard Assembly Room

Music To Read Books By

On those rare occasions when I have an evening set aside to just immerse myself in a good book, I find myself choosing particular music to accompany me. Often the album du jour just won't do. Certain albums do more than just 'set the mood', they sort of blend with the book involved, often with … Continue reading Music To Read Books By