Wednesday 21 September 2022 7:30PM

Iestyn Davies countertenor; Hugh Cutting countertenor; Ensemble Guadagni

A due voci


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


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  • Iestyn Davies countertenor Artist in Residence
  • Hugh Cutting countertenor
  • Ensemble Guadagni
  • Tom Foster organ, harpsichord
  • Thomas Dunford lute
  • Jonathan Byers cello
  • Siobhán Armstrong harp

Together with his fellow-countertenor, the Wigmore Artist in Residence explores the riches of duo writing in the Baroque period, featuring composers from Italy and England, and including what is perhaps the most famous of all duets for their voice type: ‘Sound the trumpet’ from Purcell’s Come, ye sons of art, away, a birthday ode written for Queen Mary in 1694.

      • Programme to include:
      • Works by Monteverdi, Bononcini, Handel, Lotti, Marcello, Blow and Purcell
  • Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
      • Come, ye sons of art, away Z323
        • Sound the trumpet

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