Sunday 17 March 2019 7:30PM

Renata Pokupić mezzo-soprano; La Serenissima; Adrian Chandler director

L’Amante Abbandonata: Italian Cantatas from the Settecento

Additional notes

Change of Running Order
The running order for this concert has changed and will now be as listed below:


  • Renata Pokupić mezzo-soprano
  • La Serenissima
  • Adrian Chandler director

Abandoned heroines are the central figures in this programme by the wide-ranging Croatian mezzo, accompanied by a period-instrument ensemble that specialises in the music of Vivaldi and his contemporaries, including the less familiar Giuseppe Antonio Brescianello and Giovanni Alberto Ristori.

BBC Radio 3 will broadcast this concert on Friday 22 March at 7.30pm and it will be available via BBC iPlayer Radio and the BBC Sounds app for 30 days

  • Alessandro Scarlatti (1660-1725)
        • Notte ch'in carro d'ombre H480
  • Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)
        • Concerto in A for strings and continuo RV158
        • Che giova il sospirar RV679
  • Interval
  • Benedetto Marcello (1686-1739)
        • Arianna abbandonata S98
  • Giovanni Alberto Ristori (1692-1753)
        • Didone abbandonata

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