Tuesday 3 July 2018 7:30PM
David Hansen countertenor; Academia Montis Regalis; Alessandro De Marchi conductor, harpsichord
Handel and Hasse
This concert will be approximately 2 hours in duration, including an interval
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- 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
- Se in fiorito ameno prato
- Giulio Cesare in Egitto HWV17
Johann Adolf Hasse (1699-1783)
- Overture to Cleofide
George Frideric Handel
- Bramo di trionfar
- Verdi prati
- Di te mi rido, semplice stolto
- La bocca vaga
- Mi lusinga il dolce affetto
- Crude Furie degl' orridi abissi
- Alcina HWV34