orlando

Chamber Choir

Madrigalmania

Thursday 16 June 2011, 19:30 - 21:30
St Mary Aldermarymap ]
Watling Street
London EC4M 9BW

Orlando Chamber Choir
soloists to be announced, director
Lynda Sayce, lute

Madrigalmania ventures off the beaten madrigal track to explore the riches of the 1590s madrigal craze - its boom, its bust and its delicious slow decline.

Programme details

Thomas Morley (1558 - 1602)
Fyer, fyer!
William Byrd (1539 - 1623)
La verginella - But not so soon
Thomas Morley (1558 - 1602)
April is in my mistress' face
I love, alas
Say, gentle nymphs
No, no, no, no, Nigella
John Dowland (1563 - 1626)
Come again, sweet love (soprano and lute)
Thomas Morley (1558 - 1602)
Sweet nymph, come to thy lover (soprano duet)
Thomas Campion (1567 - 1620)
I care not for these ladies (baritone and lute)
Anthony Holborne (1545 - 1602)
Four lute ayres (lute)
Thomas Weelkes (1576 - 1623)
Like two proud armies
Thule, the period of cosmography
John Wilbye (1574 - 1638)
Sweet honey-sucking bees
Adieu, sweet Amaryllis
Lady, when I behold the roses sprouting
John Dowland (1563 - 1626)
Sweet, stay awhile (baritone and lute)
Orlando Gibbons (1583 - 1625)
Ah, dear heart
John Dowland (1563 - 1626)
Time stands still (soprano and lute)
Thomas Campion (1567 - 1620)
Follow thy fair sun (baritone and lute)
John Danyel (1564 - 1626)
Two lute ayres (lute)
John Ward (1571 - 1638)
Out from the vale
Thomas Weelkes (1576 - 1623)
Death hath deprived me
John Wilbye (1574 - 1638)
Draw on, sweet night