orlando

Chamber Choir

Orpheus Britannicus

Purcell in his time

Thursday 12 November 2009, 19:30 - 21:30
St James's Piccadillymap ]
197 Piccadilly
London W1J 9LL

Orlando Chamber Choir and Orchestra
James Weeks, director
Tim Travers-Brown, countertenor
Nicholas Mulroy, tenor
Philip Tebb, bass-baritone
Jimmy Holliday, bass

Orlando Chamber Choir is joined by its period instrument band and four outstanding soloists to celebrate the music of Restoration England. Centred on compositions by Henry Purcell, the concert will paint a vivid picture of the musical world around him, including works by John Blow, and featuring the great coronation anthem My heart is inditing. A truly royal offering!

Programme details

Henry Purcell (1659 - 1695)
I was glad when they said unto me
My beloved spake
They that go down to the sea in ships
John Blow (1649 - 1708)
God spake sometime in visions
Blessed is the man that hath not walked
Salvator mundi
Henry Purcell (1659 - 1695)
Jehova, quam multi sunt hostes mei
Close thine eyes
My heart is inditing