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Amanda Babington

Baroque & Beyond – Live Music Event!

Baroque & Beyond is a project initiative designed and run by Baroque In The North. Its aim is to increase accessibility to live and recorded music amongst communities where this is lacking. And we are thrilled to announce our FIRST EVENT of the programme, which will take place on Saturday 13 November, 2.30-4.30p.m in Top […]

Digital Come and Play! New videos.

Here at Baroque In The North we have been trying to keep busy during the last year, working out how we can improve on the delivery of our activities and knowledge exchange amidst these changing times. We really missed making and sharing live music with our audiences, but we have also delighted in channelling our […]

For Choirs

Now that choirs are finally allowed to sing together we remember happy collaborations and are looking forward to many more. Get in touch if you would like to experience the joy of making music together once more! #choirs #orchestra https://fb.watch/6WRJx3uSGS/

Music in Schools

Donate now We have been waiting for over a year to be able to run our pilot event for Music in Schools but last Monday we were finally able to visit Our Lady’s RC primary school Whalley Range, and what a LOVELY way to emerge from our enforced hibernation! For cellist Claire Babington, harpsichordist David […]

Virtual Concert!

See below for a recent digital concert, put together by one of our collaborative partners, AB24 Aberdeen Baroque, from the ‘comfort’ of their own homes. This was a challenge in many ways (not least technically) but allowed the three musicians to transcend the (different) lockdown rules of England and Scotland in order to put together […]

Help support us

We are working hard to bring music to you in ways that are achievable under social distancing measures. This means that we have had to invest in technologies and training. We will soon be able to share with you some very exciting plans but in order to be able to achieve these we will of […]

Keeping busy during lockdown

We are living in strange times, and for organisations that exist for the purpose of bringing people together to share their enjoyment of music the present conditions feel rather like limbo. However, rest assured we at Baroque In The North are not sitting on our hands or twiddling our thumbs or fulfilling any other hand-related […]

Such Fun!

Our first Come and Play Day went really well, and everyone was really buzzing with ideas by the end. We managed to explore a lot of repertoire as well as the question of how historically informed practice can be applied to modern bows and instruments. Judging from our feedback, it really seemed as if there […]

Come and Play Day!

In association with… 10.45am-3.45p.m, Sunday 16 February, 2020. Z Arts, M15 5ZA BOOK HERE Want to try playing Baroque Music on authentic instruments and bows? Join experts from Baroque In The North to explore baroque music for string ensemble. Each session will explore how to play in an historically informed manner, looking at sound production, […]

Next Concert!

Please forgive the hiatus in posts. Here at Baroque In The North we are still getting used to our new website and in the midst of busy-ness we simply forgot to create posts! We had a lovely concert with the Tatton Singers on 16 November, and it was lovely to be able to meet the […]