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Lutenist Nigel North performs 16th-century music at Collection Oct. 11

“Perhaps… the greatest performer of the instrument of all time.”
– The Birmingham Post (England)
October 1, 2015

north_n-hThe Yale Collection of Musical Instruments presents celebrated lutenist Nigel North in recital on Sunday, October 11 at 3:00 pm. The program, entitled A Decoration of Silence, will include lute music of 16th-century Italy, France, and England.

Nigel North has been called “perhaps the greatest performer of the instrument of all time.” He has produced numerous recordings, including a four-volume collection entitled Bach on the Lute, and was a founding member of the ensemble Romanesca.

The concert will take place in the Yale Collection of Musical Instruments, located at 15 Hillhouse Ave. Tickets are $25, $20 for seniors and Yale employees, $10 with student ID. The event will also stream live on the Collection’s website.

To purchase tickets, the public should visit music.yale.edu or contact the Collection at 203 432-0822. TICKETS