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Robin Jeffrey (Lute, Guitar, Tenor)

Robin has played and recorded with many of the well-known names in the early music field, including The Sixteen, The King’s Consort, English Baroque Soloists, The Purcell Quartet and Red Byrd, and with ensembles such as the English Chamber Orchestra, The Academy of St. Martin in the Fields and the BBC Concert Orchestra. He has a long track record in opera and stage music, playing for productions at the National Theatre, English National Opera, Shakespeare’s Globe, Opera North and many others.

Besides his work in early music he is active in the performance of Middle Eastern classical and traditional music, playing the oud, laouto and tambour , and he has performed traditional Jewish music internationally with the Burning Bush. He regularly gives recitals accompanying soprano Alessandra Testai, in a repertoire ranging from Renaissance Italy to the Ottoman Empire, taking in various European folk traditions along the way.

During 2015 Robin has been touring with the New Scorpion Band in The Plains of Waterloo, commemorating the great battle in traditional music of the British Isles

More information on Robin Jeffrey on his web site

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