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

Details

The Charterhouse
Charterhouse Square
London
EC1M 6AN
England


Programme

Luzzasco LuzzaschiT’amo, mia vita
Alessandro GrandiCantabo Domino
Claudio MonteverdiL'incoronazione di Poppea: duet 'Pur ti miro'
Claudio MonteverdiSi Dolce e'l Tormento, SV 332
Angelo NotariPiangono
AnonymousAria di Fiorenza
Francesca CacciniIl primo libro delle musiche: O chiome belle (1618)
Giovanni StefaniBella mia questo mio core
Barbara StrozziGodere e tacere
Alessandro PiccininiChaconne
Barbara StrozziArie, Op.8: 'Che si puo fare'
Barbara StrozziCantate, ariette, e duetti, Op.2: 'L'eraclito amoroso'
Giovanni LegrenziLumi potete piangere
Claudio MonteverdiCome dolce hoggi l'auretta, SV 173

Performers

Sophia Brumfitt – mezzo-soprano
Jane Hunt – Soprano
Melissa Scott – mezzo-soprano
Din Ghani – archlute / baroque guitar

Musicke in the Ayre

Programme Note

Musicke in the Ayre bring to the charming Chapel of the historic Charterhouse their favourite musical gems from 17th century Italy, written for up to 3 female voices accompanied by archlute and baroque guitar continuo. With trios by Luzzaschi and Monteverdi, plus duets and solo arias (and instrumental solos) from a host of others from Florence and Venice.

A pre-concert tour of the Charterhouse (from 2-3pm) has limited places available, as a bookable option for £16.25.

Treasures of the early Baroque at the Charterhouse

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