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Details

Holy Trinity Church
Bryan Road
Rotherhithe

London
SE16 5HF
England


Programme

Claudio MonteverdiIl Ritorno d'Ulisse in Patria: Prologue
Francesco CavalliL'Ormindo, Act III Finale: D'Amor Non Si Quereli
Francesco CavalliIl rapimento d'Elena, Act III scene vi: Mia speranza
Francesco CavalliL'Ercole Amante: Act I scene i-ii
Francesco CavalliL'Erismena: Uscitemi dal cor
Francesco CavalliIl Rapimento di Elena, Act III Scene I: Duet 'Ecco l'Idolo Mio'
Francesco CavalliIl Ciro, finale: Mia vita, mio bene
~ Interval ~
Domenico BelliOrfeo dolente

Performers

Jessica Eucker – Soprano
Camilla Seale – mezzo-soprano
Tristram Cooke – countertenor
Oliver Doyle – Tenor
Joachim Sabbat – Bass
Ilana Cravitz – baroque violin
Maxim Del Mar – baroque violin
Harry Buckoke – viola da gamba
Peter Martin – theorbo

Musica Antica Rotherhithe

Programme Note

After Hades snatches Eurydice from his arms, Orpheus descends into hell a second time to rescue her from death.

Musica Antica Rotherhithe present the first staging of Belli's opera since its premiere in Florence in 1616. Written when opera as an art form was still in its infancy, it shows the New Music of the early Baroque at its most experimental, expressive and emotionally powerful.

Lasting under 1 hour, it also makes the perfect introduction to music of this period for those new to early opera. Belli's opera will be accompanied by music by his contemporary Claudio Monteverdi, and Monteverdi's student and most prolific composer of opera of the 17th Century, Francesco Cavalli.

A bar selling cream teas, wine, beer and home-infused gin cocktails will operate during the interval and after the perfomance.

This performance will be Musica Antica Rotherhithe's first with a live audience since their performance of Falvetti's Diluvio Universale in February 2020.

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