This is a short film trailer of The Clerkenwell Ballad Walk for Baroque At The Edge Festival, January 2021: This trailer was used to advertise a podcast of The Clerkenwell Ballad Walk (which I did for) Baroque at the Edge Festival, which was online in January 2021. In this short film, I am walking up […]
Our forthcoming concert “Angels in The Architecture’ for Beverley Early Music Festival, Saturday 29th May 2021 will be filmed and available to watch online here:
Premiere: Sunday 6 June 3.30pm, on sale until: Friday 25 June 5.00pm, view on demand until: Friday 2 July 5.00pm. Tickets £10
Between 2014 and 2018 I was privileged to take part in a project with The Carnival Band, to record 100 of the most popular ballads of the C17th for a project led by Dr Chris Marsh of Queen’s University Belfast. The Carnival Band are releasing some of these recordings in ‘A New Bag of Old Ballads’, […]
Part of Beverley Early Music Festival 2020, postponed until 2021 – shared online, one song at a time! With my friend and colleague Giles Lewin of Alva, & joined by wonderful medieval harpist & blogger Leah Stuttard, we have created Angels in the Architecture, a concert for St Mary’s in Beverley, thought to be one […]
Welcome to my blog! This is my first entry – thanks for visiting! I’m a community choir leader and singer specialising in early music. I research the history of songs, and the role of the arts in health and wellbeing. I make performances which engage & include audiences and link to closely to communities, places & […]
Vivien Ellis is a singer, community choir leader, music researcher & trainer who uses the power of singing to connect, support wellbeing & feed imagination.