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|Concerto from Act 1||Ottone|
|‘Presti Omai’||Giulio Cesare|
|‘Pompe vane di morte’…’Dove Sei?’||Rodelinda|
|Entrée des songes agréables||Alcina|
|Entrée des songes funestes||Alcina|
|Entrée des songes agréables effrayés||Alcina|
|Sorge nel petto||Rinaldo|
|Partenope||Act 3 Sinfonia|
|‘Splenda l’alba in oriente’||Aria – Recit – Aria|
|Sonata Op.5 No 4 in G Major HWV399|
|Ariodante||Act 2 Opening Sinfonia|
|Se in fiorito||Giulio Cesare|
|Serse||Sinfonia Act 3 No.34|
|I Will Magnify Thee||HWV 250b|
|The English Concert|
|Iestyn Davies||counter tenor|
Following the government’s announcement on Monday 14 June 2021 regarding the continuation of social distancing, this event will go ahead as two socially-distanced concerts (with 6pm & 8.30pm start times). Bookers have been notified by our Box Office team.
We are pleased to be able to open our doors again and offer you performances in a safe environment. Click here to view some essential safety information about your visit.
The 6pm performance will also be streamed live on KPlayer – click here to buy online streaming tickets.
Famous on both sides of the Atlantic for his role in Farinelli and the King, London Unwrapped’s Artist in Residence countertenor Iestyn Davies sings a feast of Handel’s London altos. In collaboration with Peter Whelan and The English Concert he has devised a programme that takes us through Handel’s different London venues: opera theatre, churches and private houses.
Davies will perform music written for both London’s castrati and female altos, including arias from operas such as Giulio Cesare and Alcina, and powerful oratorios such as Theodora, as well as anthems, pastorals and cantatas, interwoven with the composer’s inimitable orchestral dances and sinfonias.
This concert was originally scheduled for 6 May 2021.