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


Museum of Bath Architecture
Countess of Huntington's Chapel
The Paragon



Claudio MonteverdiCome dolce hoggi l'auretta, SV 173
Barbara StrozziL'amante bugiardo
Barbara StrozziBegli Occhi
Francesco CavalliSospiri di foco
Francesco CavalliMio diletto
Pietro Paolo MelliDimi amore
Barbara StrozziAmor Dormiglione
Barbara StrozziI baci
Barbara StrozziO Maria
Claudio MonteverdiVenite, venite
Alessandro GrandiO beata vurgo
Barbara StrozziArie, Op.8: 'Che si puo fare'
Barbara StrozziGodere e tacere
Barbara StrozziLe Tre Gratie a Venere


Maria Danishvar – Soprano
Jane Hunt – Soprano
Philippa Neaverson – Soprano
Din Ghani – archlute / baroque guitar

Musicke in the Ayre

Programme Note

The Countess of Huntingdon's Chapel provides an ideal acoustic for for Musicke in the Ayre's Bath-based team performing their tribute to the extraordinary Barbara Strozzi born 400 years ago in Venice. The programme also includes works by her teacher Francesco Cavalli, the towering Claudio Monteverdi, and his colleague Alessandro Grandi.

Musicke in the Ayre at Iford, 2016

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