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Bathurst Memorial Entertainment Centre, 105 William St Tue 26th Jun 7:30 p.m. Ends: 9:30 p.m.

The Song Company brings this true love story to life in their mesmerising a cappella performance of the poems and songs penned by Guillaume de Machaut and Péronnelle d’Armentières.
In 1359 the English attempted to lay siege to Rheims – a crucial prize in the Hundred Years’ War as France’s coronation city; two years later France’s greatest poet and composer, Guillaume de Machaut entertained the heir to the throne and in 1364 witnessed the coronation of Charles the Fifth. But the early 1360s were exciting and fruitful for Machaut for other reasons: he began a lengthy correspondence with a young female admirer and documented their friendship in what he called the “book of the true story”, Le Livre du Voir Dit…..


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