21.9.2019 at 19 Music from the Court of Henry VIII
Taavi Oramo, tenor
Rauma Chamber Choir
Helsinki Baroque Orchestra’s viols
dir. Jukka Rautasalo, treble viol
Cornysh, Dowland, Purcell
As well as his many marriages and conflicts with foreign powers and the church, King Henry VIII of England was known for his passion for the arts. Music flourished at his court, paving the way for the birth of English baroque.