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Queen's Hall Series: Iestyn Davies

Live from the Queen's Hall, countertenor Iestyn Davies is joined by Richard Egarr and Ensemble Guadagni to perform English Baroque music for Royal occasions, dances and feasts.

Live from the Queens Hall, countertenor Iestyn Davies is joined by Richard Egarr and Ensemble Guadagni, for a concert of English Baroque music for royal occasions, dances and feasts.

Purcell: Strike the viol (Come ye sons of Art, away); Here the Deities approve (Welcome to all the Pleasures); O Solitude, my sweetest choice, Z406
Blow: Suite from Venus and Adonis
Purcell: One Charming Night & The Plaint (The Fairy Queen)
Purcell: Second Act Tune, Second Act Air and Third Act Prelude (King Arthur)
Purcell: Air for the Cold Genius - What Pow'r art Thou (King Arthur)

11.45am Interval: Donald Macleod presents the latest release from the Philharmonia Orchestra who perform the first of two concerts this evening at Edinburgh's Usher Hall.
Mahler: Symphony No 7 - Rondo Finale, Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by Lorin Maazel.

12.05pm
Purcell: Sweeter than Roses; If Music be the Food of Love Z379b; Music for a While
Purcell: Fantasia: Three Parts on a Ground Z731
Purcell: Crown the Altar (Celebrate this Festival); Fairest Isle (King Arthur); An Evening Hymn

Iestyn Davies (countertenor)
Richard Egarr (harpsichord)
Ensemble Guadagni.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Henry Purcell

    Sweeter than roses

    Performer: Iestyn Davies.
  • Purcell

    If music be the food of love Z 379b

    Performer: Iestyn Davies. Ensemble: Ensemble Guadagni.
  • Henry Purcell

    Music for a while

    Performer: Iestyn Davies.
  • Henry Purcell

    Fantasia: Three Parts on a Ground Z 731

    Ensemble: Ensemble Guadagni.
  • Purcell

    Crown the altar 'from Celebrate this festival Z321' [Tate]

    Performer: Iestyn Davies. Ensemble: Ensemble Guadagni.
  • Purcell

    Fairest Isle Z 628 38 'from King Arthur' [Dryden]

    Performer: Iestyn Davies. Ensemble: Ensemble Guadagni.
  • Henry Purcell

    An Evening Hymn

    Performer: Iestyn Davies. Ensemble: Ensemble Guadagni.
  • Henry Purcell

    Sound the Trumpet

  • Franz Schubert

    Impromptu in C minor, D 899 No 1

    Performer: Elisabeth Leonskaja.
    • Schubert: Impromptus: Elisabeth Leonskaja.
    • Teldec.
    • 1.

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