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Sonia Prina at Wigmore Hall

Live from Wigmore Hall in London, contralto Sonia Prina and the Akademie fur Alte Musik, Berlin, perform works by Handel, Ferrandini, Bach, Locatelli and Vivaldi.

Live from Wigmore Hall in London, contralto Sonia Prina and the Akademie für Alte Musik, Berlin, perform works by Handel, Ferrandini, Bach, Locatelli and Vivaldi.

Handel: Concerto Grosso in F, Op 6 No 2
Ferrandini: Cantata 'Il pianto di Maria'

8.15pm Interval

Bach: Cantata 'Widerstehe doch der Sünde' BWV54
Locatelli: Concerto Grosso in E flat, Op 7 No 6 'Il Pianto d'Arianna'
Vivaldi: Motet 'Longe mala, umbrae, terrores' RV629

Sonia Prina (contralto)
Akademie für Alte Musik, Berlin

Italian contralto Sonia Prina has established a reputation as one of the world's most dazzlingly virtuosic and freely expressive interpreters of Baroque vocal repertoire. In this concert she is joined by the equally admired period orchestra, the Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, for an evening of vivid cantatas by Ferrandini, Bach and Vivaldi intermixed with concertos by Handel and Locatelli.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • George Frideric Handel

    Concerto grosso in F major Op.6`2

    Ensemble: Academy for Ancient Music Berlin.
  • Giovanni Battista Ferrandini

    Il pianto di Maria

    Performer: Sonia Prina. Ensemble: Academy for Ancient Music Berlin.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Lamento D'Arianna (i. Lasciatemi morire; ii. O Teseo, Teseo mio; iii. Dove, dov'è la fede; iv. Ahi che non pur risponde)

    Ensemble: La Venexiana.
    • Claudio Monteverdi: Sesto Libro Dei Madrigali - 1614.
    • Glossa.
    • 1-4.
  • Girolamo Frescobaldi

    Toccata terza (from 'Toccate e partite d'intavolatura di cimbalo, libro primo)

    Performer: Fabio Bonizzoni.
    • Girolamo Frescobaldi Toccatas & Partitas.
    • Glossa.
    • 3.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cantata no. 54 BWV.54 (Widerstehe doch der Sunde)

    Performer: Sonia Prina. Ensemble: Academy for Ancient Music Berlin.
  • Pietro Locatelli

    Concerto grosso in E flat major Op.7`6 (Il Pianto d'Arianna)

    Ensemble: Academy for Ancient Music Berlin.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Longe mala, umbrae, terrores - motet in G minor RV.629

    Performer: Sonia Prina. Ensemble: Academy for Ancient Music Berlin.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Messiah HWV 56 - But who may abide (Part 1, No. 5b.i - alto air, 1750)

    Performer: Sonia Prina. Ensemble: Academy for Ancient Music Berlin.
  • Robert Schumann

    Kreisleriana, Op 16

    Performer: Murray Perahia.
    • Sony.
  • Robert Schumann

    Carnival in Vienna, Op 26 

    Performer: Arturo Michelangeli.
    • MEMBRAN.

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