Wednesday 26 October 2016 7:30PM

Florilegium; Ashley Solomon director; Dame Emma Kirkby soprano

London in the Eighteenth Century


  • Florilegium
  • Ashley Solomon director
  • Dame Emma Kirkby soprano

Florilegium returns to Wigmore Hall for its 25th anniversary season with Dame Emma Kirkby in a programme showcasing rarely performed works by Lampe, Chilcot and Arne.

The programme also contains some of the acclaimed ensemble’s favourite Handel, including well-known arias from two of his operas and the haunting Trio Sonata in E minor.

  • Thomas Arne (1710-1778)
      • The Judgment of Paris
        • Overture
        • Cantata: The Morning
  • George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
        • Trio Sonata in E minor HWV398
      • L’Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato HWV55
        • Sweet bird, that shunn'st the noise of folly
  • Interval
  • George Frideric Handel
      • Alceste HWV45
        • Gentle Morpheus, son of night
  • Thomas Chilcot (c.1707-1766)
      • 12 English Songs
        • Orpheus with his lute
  • George Frideric Handel
        • Organ Concerto in B flat major Op. 4 No. 6 HWV294
  • John Frederick Lampe (c.1703-1751)
      • Dione
        • Pretty Warblers
  • Encore
  • Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683-1764)
      • Pieces de clavessin avec une methode pour la mechanique des doigts
        • IX. Tembourin
  • Thomas Arne
      • The Tempest
        • Where the bee sucks

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