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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!

followed by

Wednesday November 24th.

Baroque Double Reed Bonanza

a rare opportunity to see a full size oboe band!


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

The next Music in the Village concerts are:

Wednesday October 20th.

The Art of Moog

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