Concert Royal - The Jane Austen Collection
Concert Royal - Margarette Ashton, soprano , Peter Harrison, flute, John Treherne, harpsichord/pianoforte Rachel Gray, 'cello
For over 25 years Concert Royal has delighted audiences with enthusiastic and informative presentations of eighteenth century music. Performing on historic instruments the ensemble has given concerts in every corner of the UK and has toured in Europe, the USA and for the British Council in South America.
The Jane Austen Collection is a selection from the Austen family's extensive collection of hand written and printed music. Jane's novels tell us much about well-to-do country life in early nineteenth century England and her music collection provides a snapshot of contemporary musical taste.