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Newe Vialles is a London-based viol consort, performing early viola da gamba music from the time of Henry VIII, Shakespeare and Elizabeth I up to and including contemporary works. Our repertoire includes music by Byrd, Gibbons, Purcell, Lawes, Jenkins and Holborne. We give regular concerts in London, the UK and throughout Europe.


There are no upcoming performances.



  • Update for 2021 - 2020 has been a difficult year for us all, with loss of family, loss of work, inability to travel and isolation from our friends and colleagues. We are hoping that with a gradual reduction in Covid cases and with the increased use of the vaccine, we will have the opportunity to meet, to rehearse and […]
  • Gibbons in the pipeline - In August 2019, we spent a wonderful week in Cambridge, recording verse anthems and consort music by Thomas Tomkins and Orlando Gibbons with Andrew Arthur, Orpheus Britannicus and the choir of Trinity Hall, Cambridge. The recording is scheduled for release in late 2021.
  • Newe Vialles in collaboration with Helen Charlston - We are delighted to promote a new programme of consort songs by William Byrd, featuring Helen Charlston, mezzo soprano. Helen was the winner of the 2018 London Handel Singing Competition and is a fantastic interpreter of this repertoire. This programme was premiered as part of the Saxon Shore Early Music series in Kennardington, Kent on […]