The 18th century….a time of rakes and nymphs, when everyone listened to Handel, Mozart and various other men in wigs… and songs about drinking, witty satires on society’s great and good, and singalong ditties about milking cows. We are a trio that plays the long-forgotten songs of the 18th century pleasure gardens.
In 2006, vocalist Abigail Seabrook was looking through some dusty music shelves at Birmingham library, wondering what all this strange and wonderful music from the 18th century was about. She set about looking for harpsichordist to bring it to life and met Dr Micaela Schmitz, an expert on the instrument and researcher extraordinaire. They were soon joined by cellist (and fight choreographer) Hetti Price.
Thus Lady Georgianna took form and took to the stage, as well as continuing their work in delivering high quality singing/songwriting/movement workshops, researching and editing this fantastic music. Five years later the historic girl band continue to delight their growing fanbase and are pleased and grateful to have funding from Arts Council England and Worcestershire County Council.
Lady Georgianna are unique in that most of their repertoire you will not find anywhere else, being taken from original 18th century musical publications!
Previous clients include:
The Jane Austen festival
Birmingham Central library
Worcester Victorian Christmas Market
Gloucester Quays Victorian Christmas Market
Compton Verney art gallery
Museum of London