Please note: This concert is in the past and has already taken place.


Holy Trinity Church
Bryan Road

SE16 5HF


Henry PurcellIn Guilty Night 'Saul and the Witch of Endor', cantata
Luigi RossiDisperar di se Stesso, cantata
~ Interval ~
Henry PurcellIf Music be the Food of Love, Z.379
Henry PurcellO solitude, my sweetest choice, Z.406
Henry PurcellOrpheus Britannicus: O Fair Cedaria
Henry PurcellThe Tempest: My Dear, My Amphitrite
Henry PurcellPausanias: My Dearest, my Fairest
Henry PurcellHosanna to the Highest, for bass and tenor, Z.187
Henry PurcellI attempt from Love's Sickness to Fly in Vain, Z.630/17c
Henry PurcellThe Mock Marriage: Man is for the Woman Made
Henry PurcellFairy Queen: If Love's a Sweet Passion


Jessica Eucker – soprano
Andrew Woodmansey – tenor
Chris Jeanes – bass
Oliver Doyle – harpsichord
Miranda Ostler – soprano
Suzie Capps – cello / gamba

Musica Antica Rotherhithe

Programme Note

Uniting his works with the Italian masters that inspired him, Musica Antica Rotherhithe 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'.

MUSICA ANTICA ROTHERHITHE was founded by Jessica Eucker and Oliver Doyle in 2016 to bring regular performances of Early Music to South East London. Past programmes include music by Peri and Caccini, Pergolesi's Stabat Mater and a concert of arias by Francesco Cavalli hitherto unavailable in modern editions.

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