Monday 30 March 2020 7:30PM

Cancelled: Ensemble Marsyas; Peter Whelan director

Purcell – ‘Come, Ye Sons of Art’

Additional notes

Cancelled Concert
In response to advice from Public Health England, Wigmore Hall will be closed from Tuesday 17 March. This event has therefore been cancelled.

Read a full statement from Wigmore Hall Director John Gilhooly.


  • Ensemble Marsyas
  • Peter Whelan director
  • Rachel Redmond soprano
  • Christopher Lowrey countertenor
  • Nicholas Mulroy tenor
  • Edward Grint bass-baritone

Purcell’s Irish connections are stressed in a programme that reminds us that Nahum Tate was born in Dublin; he provided the texts for ‘Come, ye sons of art’ and ‘Great Parent, Hail!’, the latter produced for the centenary in 1694 of Dublin’s Trinity College.

  • With grateful thanks to the Patron, Benefactor and Supporter Friends of Wigmore Hall
  • Henry Purcell (c.1659-1695)
        • Suite from The Fairy Queen (Clifford Bartlett edition)
        • Great Parent, Hail (Ode for the Centenary of Trinity College Dublin, 1694) Z327
  • Interval
  • Johann Sigismund Kusser (1660-1727)
      • Festin des muses
        • Overture Suite No. 1 in G minor
  • Henry Purcell
        • Come, ye sons of art away (Ode for the birthday of Queen Mary, 1694) Z323

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