Friday 1 November 2019 7:30PM

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

Violoncello Obbligato

Additional notes

CHANGE OF PROGRAMME AND ARTIST
Due to injury, unfortunately Felix Knecht (cello) is no longer able to perform as part of Le Concert d’Astrée in the above concert. We are grateful to Marco Frezzato (cello) for stepping in as his replacement, and to Maud Giguet (violin) and Eric Bellocq (lute) for also joining the ensemble.

Duration

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

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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
  • Marco Frezzato cello
  • Nicola Dal Maso double bass
  • Maud Giguet violin
  • Eric Bellocq lute
  • 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.

  • Dario Castello
      • Sonate concertate in stil moderno, libro secondo
        • Sonata à 2 for soprano and dulcian
  • Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643)
        • Lamento d'Arianna: Lasciatemi morire
  • Alessandro Stradella (1639-1682)
        • Sonata a violino solo e basso
  • Biagio Marini (1594-1663)
        • Sonata sopra la Monica
  • Claudio Monteverdi
      • L'incoronazione di Poppea
        • Addio Roma
  • Interval
  • Giuseppe Tartini (1692-1770)
        • Suonata a tre in D minor for two violins and basso continuo
  • George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
      • Giulio Cesare in Egitto HWV17
        • Cara speme, questo core
  • Giovanni Benedetto Platti (c.1697-1763)
        • Sonata a violino, violoncello e basso in G minor
  • George Frideric Handel
        • 'Tu fedel, tu constante?' Cantata for soprano, violins and basso continuo HWV 171

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