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Musica Antica - Our Own Orpheus

Mvsica Antica presents Our Own Orpheus

Uniting his works with the Italian masters that inspired him, MVSICA ANTICA perform Henry Purcell ‘s haunting sacred scena In Guilty Night alongside Luigi Rossi’s little-known cantata Disperar di se Stesso, before culminating in a semi-staged performance of some of the songs that earned him the title ‘Orpheus Britannicus’.

  • Henry Purcell (1659-1695): In Guilty Night Luigi Rossi (1597-1653): Disperar di se Stesso Henry Purcell: O Fair Cedaria; Songs and music for the theatre

    Henry Purcell: In Guilty Night (Saul and the Witch of Endor) Luigi Rossi: Disperar di se Stesso

    Henry Purcell: If music be the food of love O Solitude my sweetest choice O fair Cedaria, hide those eyes My dear, my Amphitrite, from The Tempest (or The Enchanted Island) My dearest my fairest I attempt from love’s sickness to fly, from The Indian Queen Hosanna to the highest Man is for the woman made If Love’s a Sweet Passion, from The Fairy Queen

    Sopranos: Jessica Eucker, Miranda Ostler Tenor: Andrew Woodmansey Bass: Chris Jeanes

    Harpsichord: Oliver Doyle Cello: Suzie Capps

Musica Antica My Own Orpheus / 1st April 2017 19:00 / £8.00 (£9.07 w/service fee) advance onlin / £10 on the door

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