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Purcell from the ground up: Fairest Isle | O/Modernt Chamber Orchestra

When
Sunday April 8, 2018 at 19:30
Where
Wigmore Hall, London
Tickets
£15 - £38 (£5 to under 35s)
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  1. Sweeter than roses, from Pausanias Z 585 - Henry Purcell
  2. Hear my Prayer, O Lord Z 15 - Henry Purcell
  3. I know a bank where the wild thyme blows - Benjamin Britten
  4. Serenade for Strings in E minor Op 20 - Sir Edward Elgar
  5. Mother of God, here I stand, from The Veil of the Temple - Sir John Tavener
  6. Drop, drop, slow tears - Orlando Gibbons
  7. A New Ground in E minor Z T682 - Henry Purcell
  8. Variations on a theme of Frank Bridge Op 10 - Benjamin Britten

In the fifteenth century the richly harmonised polyphony that emerged from English composers quickly spread far and wide throughout Europe. The Cardinall’s Musick joins O/Modernt to explore the sense of place rooted in works by Purcell, Gibbons, Elgar and Britten, as we celebrate the music of the ‘Fairest Isle’.

Henry Purcell and his inimitable ground basses are the creative spark for a weekend of imaginative programmes in Purcell from the Ground Up directed by Hugo Ticciati from the 7-8 April 2018.


Venue
Wigmore Hall
36 Wigmore Street
London
London
W1U 2BP
England
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