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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.


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  • Newe Vialles returns to Saxon Shore Early Music in 2022 - We are very much looking forward to our return visit to Kennardington this summer, as part of our artistic residency with Saxon Shore Early Music. We have an exciting new programme, co-developed by Henrik Persson, Lynda Sayce and Steve Coles, honouring the Platinum jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II with a musical and poetic exploration of […]
  • Gibbons recording released - We are delighted to announce the release of our recording of verse anthems and consort music by Orlando Gibbons, in collaboration with Orpheus Britannicus vocal consort and the chapel choir of Trinity Hall, Cambridge under the direction of Andrew Arthur. More details can be found here
  • Newe Vialles at the London Festival of Baroque Music 2021 - We were delighted to be invited to perform at the 2021 London Festival of Baroque Music in St John’s Smith Square, with a programme of solos and duos for bass viols and lute. Very sadly, Caroline Ritchie was unable to join us due to quarantine restrictions, but we were delighted to welcome Emilia Benjamin in […]