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Skipton Music Presents: Palisander

Divorced, Beheaded, Died

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£25 | Under 30 £10 | Under 19 £2

Described as ‘Early Music’s very own Spice Girls’, Palisander recorder quartet bring their signature blend of movement, spoken word, percussion and singing to a programme of music inspired by the unfortunate stories of the six wives of Henry VIII.

Programme to include:

King Henry VIII The Kynge’s Balade
Anne Boleyn O Death, Rock me to Sleep
Thomas Tallis If Ye Love Me
Miriam Monaghan The Tudor Rose

Please note that this concert will take place ‘in the round’ with the artists performing at ground-floor level.

For a full list of the music to be performed and more information about Palisander, see

With the support of a generous legacy from Dr Philip da Costa

Photo credit: Becky Mursell

About Skipton Music

Bringing world-class music to the Yorkshire Dales since 1947, Skipton Music is a not-for-profit charity run by a small group of local volunteers. Each year between September and March they host six public concerts at Skipton Town Hall together with a free afternoon concert for local primary schools. In 2022-2023 they celebrated their 75th anniversary with a special themed concert series entitled Hidden Treasures: Celebrating Women Composers Across the Ages. To find out more about who they are and what they do, see You can also follow them on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.

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