Friday 1 November 2019 7:30PM

Anna Stéphany mezzo-soprano; Le Concert d'Astrée; Emmanuelle Haïm director, harpsichord, organ

Violoncello Obbligato

Duration

This concert will be approximately 2 hours in duration, including an interval

£50£40£30£25£18

Ticket bookings are subject to a £3 booking fee. This fee covers the whole booking and is not per ticket.

  • Anna Stéphany mezzo-soprano
  • Le Concert d'Astrée
  • David Plantier violin
  • Felix Knecht cello
  • Nicola Dal Maso double bass
  • Emmanuelle Haïm director, harpsichord, organ

The place of the cello in Baroque repertoire – often used as an obbligato instrument as well as a soloist – provides the theme of a programme that blends the sacred and the profane, with the celebrated mezzo taking the vocal line.

  • Antonio Caldara (1671-1736)
        • Sinfonia for solo cello
  • Benedetto Marcello (1686-1739)
        • Psalm 15 'Conserva me, Domine'
  • Domenico Gabrielli (c.1651-1690)
        • Cello Sonata No. 1
  • Tarquinio Merula (c.1594-1665)
        • Canzonetta spirituale sopra alla nanna
  • Nicola Porpora (1686-1768)
      • Gli Orti Esperidi
        • Giusto amor
        • Sonata for solo cello
  • Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)
      • Tito Manlio RV738
        • Di verde ulivo

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