Tuesday 3 July 2018 7:30PM

Cancelled: David Hansen countertenor; Academia Montis Regalis; Alessandro De Marchi conductor, harpsichord

Handel and Hasse

Additional notes

Cancelled Concert
Due to unforeseen circumstances, David Hansen is no longer able to take part in this concert. There will be no replacement artist and the concert has therefore been cancelled.


  • David Hansen countertenor* *Wigmore Hall Debut
  • Academia Montis Regalis
  • Alessandro De Marchi conductor, harpsichord

In today’s golden age of countertenors, David Hansen stands out as a gloriously individual, utterly compelling artist. The Australian’s highoctane performances have been acclaimed for their vocal acrobatics and jaw-dropping beauty.

He makes his eagerly awaited Wigmore Hall debut as he explores spectacular arias from Handel’s celebrated Giulio Cesare, Alcina and Serse.

  • George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
      • Giulio Cesare in Egitto HWV17
        • Overture
        • Se in fiorito ameno prato
  • Johann Adolf Hasse (1699-1783)
        • Overture to Cleofide
  • George Frideric Handel
      • Alcina HWV34
        • Overture
        • Bramo di trionfar
        • Verdi prati
        • Di te mi rido, semplice stolto
        • La bocca vaga
        • Mi lusinga il dolce affetto
      • Serse HWV40
        • Crude Furie degl' orridi abissi

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