Friday 4 January 2019 7:30PM

Iestyn Davies countertenor; James Hall countertenor; The King's Consort

Sound the Trumpet


  • Iestyn Davies countertenor
  • James Hall countertenor
  • The King's Consort

Iestyn Davies and outstanding young countertenor James Hall explore a programme of duets, including Purcell’s heartfelt elegy to Queen Mary and Blow’s ravishing tribute on the tragic death of Purcell.

  • Henry Purcell (c.1659-1695)
      • Come, ye sons of art, away Z323
        • Sound the trumpet
      • Hail, bright Cecilia Z328
        • In vain the am'rous flute
        • O solitude, my sweetest choice Z406
      • The Maid's Last Prayer, or Any Rather than Fail Z601
        • No, resistance is but vain
      • Dioclesian Z627
        • Chaconne - two in one upon a ground
  • John Blow (1648-1708)
        • Ah heav'n! what is't I hear
  • Henry Purcell
      • Bonduca, or The British Heroine Z574
        • Sing, sing ye Druids
      • Dioclesian Z627
        • Since from my dear
        • O dive custos Auriacae domus (Ode on the death of Queen Mary) Z504
  • Interval
  • John Blow
        • Paratum cor meum
  • Pelham Humfrey (1647-1674)
        • Lord, I have sinned
        • Wilt thou forgive that sin (A Hymne to God the Father)
  • William Williams
        • Sonata in imitation of birds
  • John Blow
        • An Ode on the Death of Mr Henry Purcell
  • Encore
  • Henry Purcell
      • Timon of Athens Z632
        • Hark! how the songsters of the grove

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