Live from the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, Shakespeare's Globe, Arcangelo under Jonathan Cohen in a celebration of Restoration theatre music. Works by Purcell, Blow and Matthew Locke.
Live at the BBC Proms - Arcangelo, directed by Jonathan Cohen, at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, Shakespeare's Globe, in music by Purcell, Blow and Matthew Locke
Live from the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, Shakespeare's Globe
Presented by Georgia Mann
Purcell: Timon of Athens - Curtain Tune
I Spy Celia
I See She Flies Me
Blow: Venus and Adonis - Excerpts
Purcell: The Fairy Queen - Excerpts
3.40 INTERVAL: Proms Extra
A literary accompaniment to today's Prom. Actress and RSC member Samantha Bond performs work by Shakespeare and his contemporaries including the sonnets and famous speeches from Romeo and Juliet.
Locke: The Tempest - Curtain Tune
Draghi: The Tempest - Dance of the Fantastick Spirits
Purcell (attrib): The Tempest - Excerpts
Katherine Watson (soprano)
Samuel Boden (tenor)
Callum Thorpe (bass)
Jonathan Cohen (harpsichord/organ/director)
From one of London's biggest auditoria to one of its smallest - the Proms moves east for a celebration of Restoration theatre music at the intimate jewel-box that is the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse at Shakespeare's Globe on London's Bankside.
This performance offers a chance to get up close with leading performers and Jonathan Cohen's crack Baroque ensemble, Arcangelo, which makes its Proms debut in works by Purcell, Blow, Locke and Draghi - including music for Shakespeare's The Tempest.