Tuesday 26 May 2020 7:30PM

Ensemble Marsyas; Peter Whelan director; Anna Devin soprano; Sophie Gent violin

Dublin 1742

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


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  • Ensemble Marsyas
  • Peter Whelan director
  • Anna Devin soprano
  • Sophie Gent violin

A programme telling the musical backstory to the première of Handel’s Messiah in Dublin in April 1742.

  • Supported by Dunard Fund
  • George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
        • Sinfonia in B flat HWV339
  • Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)
        • Concerto in A Op. 3 No. 5 'L'estro armonico'
  • Matthew Dubourg (1703-1767)
        • 3 arias from the Royal Birthday Odes for Dublin Castle
        • Concerto for violin
        • Eileen Aroon, with variations set by Mr Dubourg
        • Dubourg's Maggot
  • Interval
  • George Frideric Handel
      • Giulio Cesare in Egitto HWV17
        • Da tempeste
        • Piangerò la sorte mia
        • Concerto Grosso in C HWV318
      • Messiah HWV56
        • I know that my Redeemer liveth
        • Rejoice greatly
  • Francesco Geminiani (1687-1762)
        • Concerto grosso in D minor after Corelli's 'La Follia' Op. 5 No. 12

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