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La Folia has set itself a very
singular path.”
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Welcome to La Folia

La Folia® is a music charity that brings together instrumentalists, singers, actors, dancers, visual artists and writers to create new music, original projects and ground-breaking performances.

Evening Songs

A series of workshops culminating in a truly unique evensong service at Salisbury Cathedral in July 2016

Video by Ash Mills

Magna Songs

Moments from the 80 minute promenade performance of Magna Songs in Salisbury Cathedral 14 July 2015

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Latest news

La Folia patron John Surman wins prestigious music award

May 25, 2017

Composer, multi-instrumentalist and La Folia patron John Surman has been announced as the winner of the 2017 Ivors Jazz Award. A key figure in British and European jazz, John has long been acknowledged as an improviser of world class. With over 100 albums to his name (quite apart from thousands of other recordings), he is… Read more »

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