Music for a Winter's Eve: Tis Nature's Voice - the music of Henry Purcell and his contemporaries.

Nov 22, 2018 at 08:00 PM – 09:00 PM
Organiser: MusicFor

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.

 

PROGRAMME: 

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

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Ticket Price Quantity
Full price £10.00 (No booking fee)
Students £8.00 (No booking fee)
Under 16s (with a fee-paying adult) FREE
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