Sunday 2 January 2022 7:30PM

The English Concert; Miah Persson soprano; Jonathan McGovern baritone



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General sale for this concert will open at 10:00AM on Tuesday 30 November.


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


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  • The English Concert
  • Harry Bicket director
  • Miah Persson soprano
  • Jonathan McGovern baritone

The renowned period-instrument ensemble and its artistic director perform two vocal works by Handel, with an acclaimed soprano the soloist in the motet Silete venti, written in London around 1723-5, joined by a rising star baritone for the cantata Apollo e Dafne, probably begun in Venice in 1709 and completed in Hanover the following year.

  • George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
      • Concerto Grosso in D Op. 6 No. 5 HWV323
      • Silete venti HWV242
  • Interval
      • Apollo e Dafne HWV122

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