Saturday 4 April 2020 7:30PM

Cancelled: Tim Mead countertenor; Les Musiciens de Saint-Julien; François Lazarevitch flute, musette, director

Purcell: Songs and Dances


Cancelled Concert
In response to advice from Public Health England, Wigmore Hall will be closed from Tuesday 17 March. This event has therefore been cancelled.

Read a full statement from Wigmore Hall Director John Gilhooly.


  • Tim Mead countertenor
  • Les Musiciens de Saint-Julien
  • François Lazarevitch flute, musette, director

In tandem with the English countertenor, the French Baroque group offers a programme of Purcell’s songs, arias and instrumental dances.

  • Henry Purcell (c.1659-1695)
      • Timon of Athens Z632
        • Chaconne - Curtain Tune
        • O solitude, my sweetest choice Z406
        • Sweeter than roses Z585
      • The Fairy Queen Z629
        • One charming night
        • Chaconne
        • 'The Plaint'
      • Welcome to all the pleasures (Ode for St Cecilia's Day) Z339
        • Here the Deities approve
      • The Married Beau Suite Z603
        • VIII. March
      • The Indian Queen Z630
        • We the spirits of the air (Song Tune)
      • The Old Bachelor Z607
        • II. Hornpipe
      • Hail, bright Cecilia Z328
        • 'Tis Nature's Voice; thro' all the moving Wood
      • If ever I more riches did desire Z544
        • Here let my life with as much silence slide
  • Interval
        • Three Parts upon a Ground Z731
        • Now that the sun hath veiled his light (An Evening Hymn on a Ground) Z193
        • If music be the food of love Z379c
        • May her blest example chase - Jig - Borry
      • King Arthur Z628
        • Fairest Isle
        • What power art thou
      • The Virtuous Wife, or Good Luck at Last Z611
        • Air
      • Amphitryon, or The Two Sosias Z572
        • Scotch Tune
      • The Mock Marriage Z605
        • 'Twas within a furlong of Edinborough Town
      • Amphitryon Z572
        • Minuet - Hornpipe - Boree
      • Come, ye sons of art, away Z323
        • Strike the viol, touch the lute

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