Music for a Winter's Eve: Tis Nature's Voice - the music of Henry Purcell and his contemporaries.
Nov 22, 2018 at 20:00 — 21:00 (GMT)
The first concert in MusicFor's second series, "Music for a Winter's Eve". The concert features two internationally renowned singers, both members of The Sixteen, and a baroque ensemble comprised of young and talented musicians. The programme will explore music for two countertenors and recorders, written by Henry Purcell and his contemporaries, and features John Blow's monumental work "Ode on the Death of Mr. Henry Purcell". There will be a bar serving wine and snacks, please grab a glass of wine to drink during the concert!
MusicFor is a new concert series aimed at giving young musicians performance opportunities. It is currently based at Holy Trinity, Stroud Green, and the first series "Music for an Autumn Evening" consists of four concerts, each involving exceptionally talented young musicians. Each of our performers is a recent graduate, or still at, music college or university, and are on the verge of breaking into the country's top orchestras, choir and chamber ensembles. The Artistic Director is Daniel Collins, a member of the internationally renowned choir The Sixteen. Please see http://www.musicfor.co.uk for more details.
Henry PURCELL - Music for a while
Daniel PURCELL - Trio Sonata in F major
Henry PURCELL - Tis nature’s voice
Henry PURCELL Strike the Viol
Henry PURCELL - In Vain the am’rous flute
Daniel PURCELL - O Ravishing Delight
Jean-Marie LECLAIR - Sonata in D major
Henry PURCELL - Hark, the echoing air
Henry PURCELL - Evening Hymn
Henry PURCELL - A Serenading Song
Henry PURCELL - O Solitude
John BLOW - Ode on the Death of Mr. Henry Purcell
Countertenors: Daniel Collins, David Gould
Recorders: Phoebe Butler, Iain Hall
Theorbo: Jonathan Bougt
Cello: George Ross
Harpsichord: Marion Bettsworth