Travel with us between the splendour of Baroque Venice and the crowded metropolis of 17th Century London in a programme including masterworks by Giovanni Gabrieli, Claudio Monteverdi and Henry Purcell, performed with a dazzling array of baroque instruments and virtuoso soloists.
Tickets £16, £14 (concessions), under 18s free, group rate 5 for £60.
The British Orpheus – Henry Purcell
I was glad
from Oedipus Z583 Music for a while
Remember not, Lord, our offences Z50
from King Arthur Z628 Fairest Isle, all isles excelling
Hear my prayer, O Lord Z15
Now that the sun hath veiled his light ‘An Evening Hymn’ Z193 from Dido and Aeneas Z626 When I am laid in earth; With drooping wings you cupids come
La Serenissima, the Republic of Music – Claudio Monteverdi and Giovanni Gabrieli
Jubilate Deo omnis terra Ch. 136 – Giovanni Gabrieli
Canzon II a6 (Canzoni et sonate, 1615) – Giovanni Gabrieli
from Selva morale e spirituale – Claudio Monteverdi
Laudate Dominum primo
Sanctorum meritis primo
Agnus Dei (Messa a 4 da capella)
Beatus vir primo
Free pre-concert talk by Thomas Leech, Musical Director, at 6.45 pm – highly recommended!