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The English Concert, Elizabeth Watts - A Scarlatti

Live from Milton Court, London, soprano Elizabeth Watts joins the English Concert under Laurence Cummings to perform a selection of arias by Alessandro Scarlatti.

Live from Milton Court, London

The English Concert, directed by Laurence Cummings, is joined by soprano Elizabeth Watts to perform a selection of arias by Alessandro Scarlatti.

A. Scarlatti: Arias. Se geloso è il mio core (Endimione e Cintia); Ergiti, Amor (Scipione nelle Spagne); Sussurrando il venticello (Tigrane); Figlio! Tiranno! (Griselda); Qui, dove al germogliar (Erminia)

8.10 Interval
Tonight's director, Laurence Cummings, plays solo harpsichord sonatas by Domenico Scarlatti, son of Alessandro.

8.30
A. Scarlatti: Arias. Con voce festiva; Nacque, col Gran Messia (Non so qual più m'ingombra); Ombre opache (Correa nel seno amato); Mentre io godo in dolce oblio (La Santissima Vergine del Rosario); D'Amor l'accesa face (Venere, Amore e Ragione); Overture and arias Cara tomba; Esci omai (Mitridate Eupatore); Cantata - A battaglia, pensieri

Elizabeth Watts (soprano)
The English Concert
Laurence Cummings (harpsichord/director)

Former BBC New Generation Artist Elizabeth Watts has established herself as one of the brightest British sopranos performing today. Tonight she performs a selection of arias by Baroque master Alessandro Scarlatti which borrow from the Iberian folk tradition. She is joined by The English Concert under acclaimed harpsichordist director Laurence Cummings.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Alessandro Scarlatti

    Con voce festiva

  • Alessandro Scarlatti

    Io non son (La Statira)

  • Part 1

    • Alessandro Scarlatti

      Se Geloso il Nio Core

    • Alessandro Scarlatti

      Ergiti, amore

    • Alessandro Scarlatti

      Sussurrando il venticello

    • Alessandro Scarlatti

      Figlio, tiranno!

    • Alessandro Scarlatti

      Concerto Grosso in F minor

    • Alessandro Scarlatti

      Qui, dove al germogliar...Torbido, irato.

  • Interval

    • Domenico Scarlatti

      Keyboard Sonata in F minor K466

      Performer: Laurence Cummings.
      • The Art of the Baroque Harpsichord.
      • Naxos.
      • 8554724.
    • Domenico Scarlatti

      Keyboard Sonata in F minor K467

      Performer: Laurence Cummings.
      • The Art of the Baroque Harpsichord.
      • Naxos.
      • 8554724.
    • Domenico Scarlatti

      Keyboard Sonata in D major K119

      Performer: Laurence Cummings.
      • The Art of the Baroque Harpsichord.
      • Naxos.
      • 8554724.
    • Domenico Scarlatti

      Keyboard Sonata in D minor K120

      Performer: Laurence Cummings. Performer: Laurence Cummings.
      • The Art of the Baroque Harpsichord.
      • Naxos.
      • 8554724.
  • Part 2

    • Alessandro Scarlatti

      Con voce festiva

    • Alessandro Scarlatti

      Nacque, col Gran Messia

    • Alessandro Scarlatti

      Ombre opache

    • Alessandro Scarlatti

      Mentre io godo

    • Alessandro Scarlatti

      D’amor l’accesa face

    • Alessandro Scarlatti

      Mitridate Eupatore

    • Alessandro Scarlatti

      A Battaglia

  • Encore

    • Alessandro Scarlatti

      Io non son (from La Statira)

      Performer: Elizabeth Watts. Orchestra: The English Concert. Director: Laurence Cummings.
  • Post concert

    • Francis Poulenc

      Les Biches - piano version

      Performer: Jean-Pierre Armengaud.
      • Poulenc: Ballet Suites for Piano.
      • Naxos.
      • 8573170.
    • Richard Wagner

      Ride of the Valkyries (from Die Walküre)

      Orchestra: Staatskapelle Dresden. Conductor: Donald Runnicles.
      • Highlights from The Ring Cycle & Siegfried-Idyll.
      • Apex.
      • 2564680434.

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