Wednesday 7 June 2017 7:30PM

The English Concert; Harry Bicket director, harpsichord; Nadja Zwiener violin; Joseph Crouch cello; Christopher Ainslie countertenor

Esnoga: Jerusalem of the North

Additional notes

Change of Artist and Programme
Due to unforeseen circumstances, James Hall (countertenor) is unable to take part in the above concert. He will be replaced by Christopher Ainslie (countertenor).


  • The English Concert
  • Harry Bicket director, harpsichord
  • Nadja Zwiener violin
  • Joseph Crouch cello
  • Christopher Ainslie countertenor

Inspired by the diasporic communities of Amsterdam, known as the ‘Jerusalem of the North’ not least because of its vast Sephardic synagogue, the ‘Esnoga’, The English Concert sets out to explore the fusion of cultures and the haunting beauty of Jewish musical life and creativity in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.

  • Benedetto Marcello (1686-1739)
      • Le quattro stagioni
        • Sinfonia
  • Marco Uccellini (1603-1680)
        • Violin Sonata No. 3 'La ebrea marinata' Op. 4
  • Giacobbe Basevi Cervetto (1680-1783)
        • Cello Concerto in G major (modern première)
  • Cristiano Guiseppe Lidarti (1730-1795)
        • Kol HaNeshama
  • Interval
  • Salamone Rossi (c.1570-1630)
        • Sonata quarta sopra l'arie di Ruggiero
        • Sonata in dialogo detta La Viena
  • Giacobbe Basevi Cervetto
        • Trio Sonata No. 1 in G minor
  • Benedetto Marcello
        • Psalm 21 'Volgi mio Dio, deh volgi'

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