Halsway Manor, Somerset
Formed in 2002 Piva have firmly established themselves as a leading early music ensemble. Playing throughout the UK and across Europe, the group has gained a reputation for their lively performances and entertaining shows.
Bagpipes, hurdy gurdies, recorders, viol, curtals, rauschpfeifen, crumhorns, shawms, violin – members of Piva are multi-instrumentalists bringing together the sounds and atmosphere of renaissance Europe.
Taking late 16th century dance and ballad tunes, Piva makes them ring out in the 21st century. At festivals, concerts and shows – Piva brings the music of the renaissance to life.