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Anna Prohaska sings Dido and Cleopatra

Elin Manahan Thomas presents a concert given by soprano Anna Prohaska and Il Giardino Armonico, inspired by the characters of Dido and Cleopatra in operatic settings.

Elin Manahan Thomas presents a concert given by soprano Anna Prohaska and Il Giardino Armonico inspired by the characters of Dido and Cleopatra in operatic settings. From the familiar Purcell Dido and Aeneas to less well known arias from Christoph Graupner's Dido Queen of Carthage and Antonio Sartorio's Giulio Cesare in Egitto.

Purcell: Overture to 'Dido and Aeneas'
Purcell: Ah Belinda from 'Dido and Aeneas'
Christoph Graupner: Holdestes Lispeln der spielenden Fluten from 'Dido Queen of Carthage'
Antonio Sartorio: Non voglio amar, from 'Giulio Cesare in Egitto'
Matthew Locke: The Tempest: excerpts
Daniele da Castrovillari: A Dio regi, a Sio scettri, from 'La Cleopatra'
Sartorio: Quando voglio, from 'Giulio Cesare in Egitto'
Purcell: Chaconne - Dance for the Chinese Man and Woman, from 'The Fairy Queen'
Graupner: Der Himmel ist von Donner..Indio Cupido from 'Dido, Queen of Carthage'
Graupner: Agitato da tempeste, from 'Dido, Queen of Carthage'
Dario Castello: Sonata decimaquinta a4, from 'Sonate concertante, Book II
Francesco Cavalli: Re de Getuli altero, from 'La Didone'
Johann Adolf Hasse: Morte col fiero aspetto, from 'Marc Antonio e Cleopatra'
Luigi Rossi: Passacaglia
Purcell: Oft she visits, from 'Dido and Aeneas'
Purcell:Thy hand, Belinda, from 'Dido and Aeneas'

Anna Prohaska (soprano)
Il Giardino Armonico
Giovanni Antonini (director).

1 hour

Music Played

  • Henry Purcell

    Dido and Aeneas: Overture; Ah! Belinda, I am prest

    Performer: Anna Prohaska. Performer: Il Giardino Armonico. Performer: Giovanni Antonini.
  • Christoph Graupner

    Dido, Queen of Carthage: Holdestes Lispeln der spielenden Fluten

    Performer: Anna Prohaska. Performer: Il Giardino Armonico. Performer: Giovanni Antonini.
  • Antonio Sartorio

    Giulio Cesare in Egitto: Non voglio amar

    Performer: Anna Prohaska. Performer: Il Giardino Armonico. Performer: Giovanni Antonini.
  • Matthew Locke

    The Tempest: Galliard; Lilk; Curtain Tune

    Performer: Il Giardino Armonico. Performer: Giovanni Antonini.
  • Daniele da Castrovillari

    Cleopatra: Addio regni, addio scettri

    Performer: Anna Prohaska. Performer: Il Giardino Armonico. Performer: Giovanni Antonini.
  • Antonio Sartorio

    Giulio Cesare in Egitto: Quando voglio

    Performer: Anna Prohaska. Performer: Il Giardino Armonico. Performer: Giovanni Antonini.
  • Henry Purcell

    The Fairy Queen: Chaconne (Dance for Chinese man and woman)

    Performer: Il Giardino Armonico. Performer: Giovanni Antonini.
  • Christoph Graupner

    Dido, Queen of Carthage: Der Himmel ist von Donner; Agitato da tempeste

    Performer: Anna Prohaska. Performer: Il Giardino Armonico. Performer: Giovanni Antonini.
  • Dario Castello

    Sonata decimaquinta a 4

    Performer: Il Giardino Armonico. Performer: Giovanni Antonini.
  • Francesco Cavalli

    La Didone: Re de Getuli altero

    Performer: Anna Prohaska. Performer: Il Giardino Armonico. Performer: Giovanni Antonini.
  • Luigi Rossi

    Arie di passacaglia

    Performer: Il Giardino Armonico. Performer: Giovanni Antonini.
  • Henry Purcell

    Dido and Aeneas: Oft she visits this lone mountain; Thy hand, Belinda

    Performer: Anna Prohaska. Performer: Il Giardino Armonico. Performer: Giovanni Antonini.

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