Saturday 4 April 2020 7:30PM

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

Purcell: Songs and Dances

Additional notes

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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