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Catherine Bott

Catherine Bott presents a live programme from the Sallis Benney theatre at the University of Brighton, as part of this year's Brighton Early Music Festival. Catherine will be in conversation with the esteemed countertenor James Bowman, about some of the highlights of his glittering career, and the changing face of the early music scene. There will also be some live music from James, with David McGuinness at the harpsichord..


Le Chatelain de Coucy: Li noviaus tens (Third Crusade: 1189)
James Bowman (countertenor) / David Munrow (recorder)
James Tyler (lute) / Oliver Brookes (bass rebec) /
Christopher Hogwood (harp)
DECCA 430 264-2
Tr 13

Cavalli: La Calisto (Act 2, Scene 1)
Catherine Bott (soprano) / James Bowman (countertenor)
David McGuinness (harpsichord)

Monteverdi: Orfeo (Possente spirto)
Nigel Rogers (Orfeo)
London Baroque / The London Cornett & Sackbut Ensemble
Directed by Nigel Rogers and Charles Medlam
EMS CDS7 471 142-8
Disc 2 Track 5

Handel: “Whither shall I fly” (Hercules)
Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano)
English Chamber Orchestra
Conducted by Raymond Leppard
PHILIPS 454 420-2

Dowland: Flow my tears
James Bowman (countertenor) / David McGuinness (harpsichord)

Robert Jones: What if I seeke for love of thee
Emma Kirkby (soprano) / Anthony Rooley (lute)
Track 1

Handel: “Despair not!...Where congealed the northern streams” (Hercules)
Anthony Rolfe Johnson (tenor) (Hyllus)
ARCHIV 423 137-2
CD1 Track 8

Handel: “But who may abide” (Messiah)
Iestyn Davies (countertenor)
Academy of Ancient Music
Conducted by Edward Higginbottom
NAXOS 8.570131
Disc 1 Track 6

Handel: Caro/Cara (Giulio Cesare)
Catherine Bott (soprano) / James Bowman (countertenor)
David McGuinness (harpsichord)

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1 hour

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Sun 26 Oct 2008 13:00