orlando

Chamber Choir

Purcell's Dido and Aeneas

Saturday 8 May 1999, 19:30 - 21:30
St James's Piccadillymap ]
197 Piccadilly
London W1J 9LL

Orlando Chamber Choir and Orchestra
Brian Gordon, director
Catrin Johnsson, mezzo-soprano (Dido)
Rodney Clarke, baritone (Aeneas)
David Currey, tenor (sorceress, spirit)
Betsabée Haas, soprano (Belinda)
Lucy Crowe, soprano (second woman)
Jaime Morgan Hitchcock, alto (spirit)

Programme details

Claudio Monteverdi (1567 - 1643)
Quattro scherzi musicali
from Arianna:
Lamento d'Arianna
Alessandro Stradella (1645 - 1682)
Piangete occhi dolenti
Clori, son fido amante
Henry Purcell (1659 - 1695)
from Dioclesian:
What shall I do?
from King Arthur:
Shepherd's scene
Dido and Aeneas