Tuesday 1 May 2018 7:30PM

Sonia Prina contralto; Vivica Genaux mezzo-soprano; Concerto Copenhagen; Lars Ulrik Mortensen director

Titans

Additional notes

Change of Programme
The programme for this concert has been amended from previously advertised and will now be as listed below:

Duration

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

£60£50£40£30£15

Ticket bookings are subject to a £2.00 administration fee. This fee covers the whole booking and is not per ticket.

  • Sonia Prina contralto
  • Vivica Genaux mezzo-soprano
  • Concerto Copenhagen
  • Lars Ulrik Mortensen director

Celebrity castrati Farinelli and Senesino became bitter rivals while inspiring everyone from Handel to Hasse to write dazzling operatic arias for them.

Sonia Prina and Vivica Genaux, stars of today’s opera stage, pay generous homage to these two vocal titans.

  • George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
        • Overture from Rinaldo HWV7
  • Nicola Porpora (1686-1768)
      • Elisa
        • Vado o caro con la speranza
  • George Frideric Handel
      • Tamerlano HWV18
        • Più d'una tigre altero
  • Geminiano Giacomelli (c.1692-1740)
      • Scipione in Cartagine nuova
        • Parti dal core, lasciami in pace
  • George Frideric Handel
        • Overture from Tamerlano HWV18
  • Giovanni Bononcini (1670-1747)
      • Astarto
        • La costanza, il timore, l'affetto
        • Mai non potrei goder
  • Interval
  • Attilio Ariosti (1666-1729)
        • Overture from Vespasiano
  • Geminiano Giacomelli
      • Gianguir
        • Placide a miglior vita
  • Johann Adolf Hasse (1699-1783)
      • Siroe, re di Persia
        • Parto con l'alma in pene
  • Antonio Lotti (1666-1740)
        • Sinfonia from Ascanio
      • Giove in Argo
        • Quella destra sì mi porgi
  • Pietro Torri (c.1650-1737)
      • Nicomede
        • Vo' che in mezzo del furore
  • George Frideric Handel
      • Rinaldo HWV7
        • Venti turbini
  • Francesco Gasparini (1661-1727)
      • Eumene
        • Se non temi il mio furore

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