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The Pleasure Gardens of Old Marylebone
Sun 23 July 2017, 19:30 – 21:00 BST
Thomas Allery, harpsichord, director
The Marylebone Gardens were public pleasure gardens situated in the grounds of the old manor house of Marylebone, and from the mid 17th century until the late 18th century, became a recognised concert venue. St Marylebone Assistant Director of Music and leads Ensemble Hesperi in a colourful baroque programme that will bring you many of the musical delights that might have been heard in the Pleasure Gardens of Old Marylebone, with music by William Boyce, James Oswald, Willem De Fesch, John Stanley, Thomas Arne, G. F. Handel, James Oswald and James Hook.