Autumn 2011 music preview

1st June 2011

Get a sneak preview of this year’s autumn baroque festival with a selection of some of the best music from our forthcoming opera productions, recitals and concerts.

Click here to listen to the playlist. Or click though to the production pages for extra content, including more music, images, videos and opera synopses.

Handel: Xerxes
• Act I, Scene 1: Ombra mai fu
• Act II, Scene 4: Se bramate d’amar
• Act III, Scene 11: Crude furie degl’orridi abissi

Handel: Flavio
• Act I, Scene 4: Bel contento già gode quest’alma
• Act II, Scene 6: Rompo i lacci, e frango i dardi
• Act III, Scene 4: Amor, nel mio penar

Purcell: The Fairy Queen
• Act I: Scene of the Drunken Poet (Fill up the Bowl)
• Act III: If Love’s a Sweet Passion
• Act V: O Let Me Weep (The Plaint)

J.S. Bach cantatas
• Cantata no 156 – Ich stehe mit einem Fuss im Grabe (I Stand with One Foot in the Grave)

Buxtehude: Membra Jesu Nostri
• Cantata III: Ad Manus (To the Hands)

Gesualdo: Tenebrae music
• In II Nocturno, Responsorium 4: Tamquam Ad Latronem

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