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John Dowland

Go nightly cares

From silent night

Lasso vita mia


John Danyel
Can doleful notes

No, let chromatic tunes

Uncertain certain turns

Christopher Simpson

Prelude in B-flat major

Giulio Caccini

Amarilli mia bella

Dovro dunque morire

Christopher Simpson

Prelude in D major


Giacomo Carissimi

Piangete Aure


Francesco Cavalli
Uscitemi dal cor

John Eccles

Chaccone from The Mad Lover


Henry Purcell
A prince of glorious race descended

From Who can from Joy refrain

Morning hymn

My opening eyes are purged

How long, great God

Lord what is man

Evening hymn

Our Own Orpheus

Live at Holy Trinity Church, Rotherhithe, SE16 5HF. 

Countertenor Tristram Cooke, lutenist Peter Martin and gambist Harry Buckoke present a century of English song and music for the lute and division viol, culminating in the work of Henry Purcell.  


About the performers

Tristram Cooke is a lay vicar at Westminster Abbey. After graduating from Kings College London, he was awarded a scholarship to the two-year MA in Performance at the Royal Academy of Music, from where he graduated with Distinction in 2016. Solo work includes both Bach Passions, Christmas Oratorio, Cantatas BWV 170 “Vergnügte Ruh” and 82 “Ich habe genug”, and the Mass in B Minor, Vivaldi’s Nisi Dominus, Handel’s Athalia, and Israel in Egypt, Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater, and Scarlatti’s Totus amore languens, as well as the role of ‘Matto’ in the rarely performed opera Lo Spedale by an anonymous C17 Italian composer for Musica Antica Rotherhithe.

He sings regularly with the Tallis Scholars and the choir of the Age of Enlightenment, and has also sung with the Gabrieli Consort, Oxford Voices, De Profundis, Siglo de Oro, the Sixteen Le Concert d’Astrée and Arcangelo, with whom he is due to perform in this year’s Prom season.

Peter Martin started playing the guitar as a child living in Spain and took up the lute at sixteen. He studied music at the Royal College of Music junior department and as an undergraduate at Cambridge.

Performing highlights have included solo concerts for the national lute societies of England, France, Germany, Netherlands and Spain, and a tour of Japan as a member of the Chuckerbutty Ocarina Quartet. He is now a director of the classical music agency Intermusica and gives regular concerts on lute and theorbo with the London-based group Musica Antica Rotherhithe, including several live-streamed concerts over the last year.

Harry Buckoke read English then Aesthetics before studying Viola da Gamba with Paolo Pandolfo. His research examines accompanimental practices based on intabulation and bass line realisation during the late 16th and early 17th centuries.

Harry has appeared on BBC Radio 3, at the London Festival of Baroque Music, Brighton Early Music Festival, Beverly Early Music Festival, the NCEM, St Georges Bristol, St Georges Hanover Square, and St John’s Smith Square.


A keen chamber musician, he is a member of several ensembles and also co-manages the Ensemble Lux Musicae London. He is a docARTES PhD Candidate at the Orpheus Institute.

Tristram Cooke countertenor

Rebecca Köhler Baratto violin

Flora Fontanelli violin

Harry Buckoke viola da gamba

Peter Martin lutes

Oliver Doyle harpsichord

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