Tuesday 3 April 2018 7:30PM

Theatre of the Ayre

Inventing Bel Canto

Duration

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

£40£35£30£25£15

Priority Bookings made for the Spring booking period of our 2017/18 season are subject to an administration fee of £3.00 per booking.

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  • Theatre of the Ayre
  • Elizabeth Kenny director, lute
  • Rodolfo Richter violin
  • Jane Gordon violin
  • Robert Howarth harpsichord
  • Joanne Lunn soprano
  • Anna Starushkevych mezzo-soprano
  • Nicholas Mulroy tenor
  • Nick Pritchard tenor
  • Giles Underwood bass-baritone

Monteverdi and his followers unleashed a musical revolution, ditching old rules to create compositions filled with spine-tingling expression and powerful human emotions.

Elizabeth Kenny’s Theatre of the Ayre performs works that sound as fresh today as when they were written.

  • Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643)
      • Settimo libro de madrigali
        • Chiome d'oro
  • Tarquinio Merula (c.1594-1665)
        • Ciaconna
  • Giulio Caccini (1551-1618)
        • O che felice giorno
        • Amarilli, mia bella
  • Giovanni Fontana (1589-1630)
        • Trio Sonata No. 8 in D minor
  • Sigismondo D'India (1582-1629)
        • Cruda Amarilli
        • Ancidetemi pur (Lamento di Giasone)
  • Marco Uccellini (1603-1680)
        • Sonata decima detta La Rinalda
  • Claudio Monteverdi
        • Chi vole aver felice e lieto il core
  • Interval
  • Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)
        • Trio Sonata in D minor Op. 1 No. 12 RV63 'La follia'
  • Sigismondo D'India
        • La mia Filli crudel
        • Voi bacciatrici
        • Langue al vostro languir
  • Francesca Caccini (1587-1641)
        • Lasciatemi qui solo
  • Marco Uccellini
        • Sonata ottava detta La Torella
  • Sigismondo D'India
        • Se tu, Silvio crudel, mi saettasti

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