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Elizabeth Kenny

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The English lutenist and theorbo-player Elizabeth Kenny studied with Nigel North and works regularly with groups such as Les Arts Florissants, the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and Phantasm as well as maintaining a busy solo career. In 2007 she founded Theatre of the Ayre, with whom she has recorded John Blow’s Venus and Adonis and The Masque of Moments, their debut recording on Linn, which was described as ‘full of flair and improvisatory spirit’ by BBC Music Magazine.

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Further Reading: Elizabeth Kenny

 Interview, Elizabeth Kenny on Old and New Music for Theorbo

The theorbo-player and lutenist talks to David about her solo album Ars longa, released on Linn last month, which includes music by Kapsberger, Piccinini and Robert de Visée as well as new commissions from Benjamin Oliver and Nico Muhly.

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