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SCO 18/19: Brilliance of the Baroque with Richard Egarr

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SCO 18/19: Brilliance of the Baroque with Richard Egarr


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Dates and times

Friday 8 March 2019
7:30PM - 10:30PM

PURCELL Music from The Fairy Queen (40’)

HANDEL Concerto Grosso Op 3 No 1 in B-flat (10’)
HANDEL Arias from Semele: Oh, Jove in pity; Oh sleep; Myself I shall adore (15’)
HANDEL Music for the Royal Fireworks (20’)

RICHARD EGARR Conductor / Harpsichord       
CAROLYN SAMPSON Soprano            

Described as a conductor “full of fizzy finesse”, Richard Egarr presents a celebration of Handel and Purcell.  There’s a riot of colour in Handel’s Music for the Royal Fireworks and in his Concerto Grosso Op 3 No 1, and exquisitely beautiful arias from his humorous musical drama Semele, delivered by the dazzling soprano Carolyn Sampson.

Purcell’s glimmering suite from the opera The Fairy Queen draws inspiration from Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, a bewitching tale celebrating the wonder and joy of love in all its forms. Purcell conjures up an enchanted world where the magical forces of nature reign supreme.

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