Thursday 28 February 2019 7:00PM

Dame Emma Kirkby soprano

70th Birthday Concert


This concert will be approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes in duration, including an interval


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

  • Dame Emma Kirkby soprano
  • Miriam Allan soprano
  • Steven Devine harpsichord
  • Jakob Lindberg lute
  • Members of Dowland Works
  • Chelys Consort
  • Fieri Consort

Dame Emma performs alongside long-term musical associates as well as a younger generation of artists she believes will play an important role in the future of early music.

  • John Dowland (1563-1626)
        • Awake, sweet love
        • Can she excuse my wrongs
        • Sorrow, stay, lend true repentant tears
        • Would my conceit that first enforced my woe
        • Disdain me still, that I may ever love
  • William Byrd (c.1540-1623)
        • All as a sea
        • Constant Penelope
  • Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625)
        • Daintie fine bird
        • What is our life
  • Michael East (1580-1648)
        • You meaner beauties of the night
  • Interval
  • Luca Marenzio (1553-1599)
        • Se quel dolor che va inanzi al morire (excerpt)
  • Sigismondo D'India (1582-1629)
        • Dove potro mai gir tanto lontano
  • Angelo Notari (1566-1663)
        • Works
  • Henry Lawes (1595-1662)
        • 3 Dialogues
  • Henry Purcell (c.1659-1695)
        • Music for a while Z583
        • Sweeter than roses Z585
      • King Arthur Z628
        • How blest are Shepherds

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