Monday 19 March 2018 1:00PM

Stile Antico

Oriana, Fairest Queen: Music celebrating the life and times of Elizabeth I

Additional notes

Change of Running Order
The running order for this concert has changed from previously advertised and will now be as listed below.


  • Stile Antico

Elizabeth I encouraged an unprecedented flowering of music while supporting the work of Byrd and Tallis.

Stile Antico recalls the soundtrack to the Virgin Queen’s long reign, embracing everything from the Latin Church music of her childhood to the height of madrigal fashion.

  • BBC Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
  • William Byrd (c.1540-1623)
        • O Lord make thy servant Elizabeth
  • Thomas Tallis (c.1505-1585)
        • Absterge Domine
  • William Byrd
        • Attollite portas
  • Orlande de Lassus (c.1530-1594)
        • Madonna mia pietà
  • Adrian Willaert
        • Vecchie letrose non valete niente
  • Pierre Sandrin (c.1490-1561)
        • Doulce memoire en plaisir consommée
  • Alfonso Ferrabosco (1543-1588)
        • Exaudi Deus orationem meam
        • Ad Dominum cum tribularer
  • John Dowland (1563-1626)
        • Now, O now I needs must part
        • Can she excuse my wrongs
  • John Wilbye (1574-1638)
        • The Lady Oriana
  • Thomas Weelkes (1576-1623)
        • As Vesta was from Latmos hill descending

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