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Peter McCarthy - violone player

Welcome to my website!  

I play a variety of different bass (and double bass) string instruments.  

PHOTO Paul Tucker

In 2002 I started a concert series in Walthamstow, London E17 - Music in the Village.



Emily White, trombonist, has released on YouTube a performance of a piece I wrote for her, O 'r Galon.

You can view it here.

For St James' Baroque  I play violone and violone grosso, and sometimes large bass violin.

Here are London Viols, returning from playing in Mallorca, in 2018

For twenty four years, I was the bass player for the English Concert.  In 2003 I volunteered myself to manage St. James' Baroque and ended up running it ever since.  Be careful what you volunteer for!

Our next Music in the Village concert is on

Thursday January 6th 2022.

Yes - Thursday.    Scenes from Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, assembled by Dominic Dromgoole.


Concerts will last about 65 minutes, with no interval or refreshments, until further notice.

Congratulations to The Art of Moog for their fantastic concert on October 20th.  Even as folk  stepped out the door, talk was of AoM coming back!

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