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Elizabeth Kenny's Theatre of the Ayre

Presenting musical events from all over the world. Theatre of the Ayre, directed by Elizabeth Kenny, perform works by Monteverdi and his contemporaries.

Recorded at Wigmore Hall, London on Tuesday 3 April 2018

Presented by Martin Handley.

Theatre of the Ayre, directed by Elizabeth Kenny, perform works by Monteverdi and his contemporaries.

Claudio Monteverdi: Chiome d'oro from Settimo libro de madrigali
Tarquinio Merula: Ciaconna
Giulio Caccini: O che felice giorno; Amarilli, mia bella
Giovanni Fontana: Trio Sonata No 8 in D minor
Sigismondo D'India: Cruda Amarilli; Ancidetemi pur (Lamento di Giasone)
Marco Uccellini: Sonata decima detta La Rinalda
Claudio Monteverdi: Chi vole aver felice e lieto il core

INTERVAL

Antonio Vivaldi: Trio Sonata in D minor Op 1 No 12 RV63 'La follia'
Sigismondo D'India: La mia Filli crudel; Voi bacciatrici; Langue al vostro languir
Francesca Caccini: Lasciatemi qui solo
Marco Uccellini: Sonata ottava detta La Torella
Sigismondo D'India: Se tu, Silvio crudel, mi saettasti

Theatre of the Ayre:
Elizabeth Kenny director, lute
Rodolfo Richter, violin
Jane Gordon, violin
Robert Howarth, harpsichord
Joanne Lunn, soprano
Anna Starushkevych, mezzo-soprano
Nicholas Mulroy, tenor
Nick Pritchard, tenor
Giles Underwood, bass-baritone

Monteverdi and his followers unleashed a musical revolution, ditching old rules to create compositions filled with spine-tingling expression and powerful human emotions.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Chiome d'oro

    Performer: Elizabeth Kenny. Performer: Robert Howarth. Performer: Rodolfo Richter. Performer: Jane Gordon. Singer: Joanne Lunn. Singer: Anna Straushkevych.
  • Tarquinio Merula

    Ciaccona

    Performer: Elizabeth Kenny. Performer: Robert Howarth. Performer: Rodolfo Richter. Performer: Jane Gordon.
  • Giulio Caccini

    O Che Felice Giorno

    Performer: Elizabeth Kenny. Performer: Robert Howarth. Performer: Rodolfo Richter. Performer: Jane Gordon. Singer: Nicholas Mulroy. Singer: Nicholas Pritchard.
  • Giulio Caccini

    Amarilli Mia Bella

    Performer: Elizabeth Kenny. Performer: Robert Howarth. Performer: Rodolfo Richter. Performer: Jane Gordon. Singer: Giles Underwood.
  • Giovanni Battista Fontana

    Trio Sonata No.8

    Performer: Elizabeth Kenny. Performer: Robert Howarth. Performer: Rodolfo Richter. Performer: Jane Gordon.
  • Sigismondo d’India

    Crud'Amarilli

    Performer: Elizabeth Kenny. Performer: Robert Howarth. Performer: Rodolfo Richter. Performer: Jane Gordon. Singer: Anna Straushkevych.
  • Sigismondo d’India

    Crud'Amarilli

    Performer: Elizabeth Kenny. Performer: Robert Howarth. Performer: Rodolfo Richter. Performer: Jane Gordon. Singer: Joanne Lunn. Singer: Anna Straushkevych. Singer: Nicholas Mulroy. Singer: Nicholas Pritchard. Singer: Giles Underwood.
  • Sigismondo d’India

    Ancidatemi pur 'Lamento di Giasone'

    Performer: Elizabeth Kenny. Performer: Robert Howarth. Performer: Rodolfo Richter. Performer: Jane Gordon. Singer: Nicholas Mulroy.
  • Marco Uccellini

    Sonata Decima detta La Rinalda

    Performer: Elizabeth Kenny. Performer: Robert Howarth. Performer: Rodolfo Richter. Performer: Jane Gordon.
  • Gian Francesco Malipiero

    Vivaldiana For Orchestra

    Orchestra: Veneto Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Peter Maag.
    • Naxos 8.555515.
    • Naxos.
    • 16.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Trio Sonata In D Minor Op.1 No.12 'La Follia' Rv.63

    Performer: Elizabeth Kenny. Performer: Robert Howarth. Performer: Rodolfo Richter. Performer: Jane Gordon.
  • Sigismondo d’India

    La mia Filli Crudel

    Performer: Elizabeth Kenny. Performer: Robert Howarth. Performer: Rodolfo Richter. Performer: Jane Gordon. Singer: Joanne Lunn. Singer: Anna Straushkevych.
  • Sigismondo d’India

    Voi Bacciatrici

    Performer: Elizabeth Kenny. Performer: Robert Howarth. Performer: Rodolfo Richter. Performer: Jane Gordon. Singer: Joanne Lunn. Singer: Anna Straushkevych.
  • Sigismondo d’India

    Langue al vostro Languir

    Performer: Elizabeth Kenny. Performer: Robert Howarth. Performer: Rodolfo Richter. Performer: Jane Gordon. Singer: Nicholas Mulroy. Singer: Nick Pritchard.
  • Francesca Caccini

    Lasciatemi qui solo

    Performer: Elizabeth Kenny. Performer: Robert Howarth. Performer: Rodolfo Richter. Performer: Jane Gordon. Singer: Anna Straushkevych.
  • Marco Uccellini

    Sonata Ottava detta La Torella

    Performer: Elizabeth Kenny. Performer: Robert Howarth. Performer: Rodolfo Richter. Performer: Jane Gordon.
  • Sigismondo d’India

    Se tu, Silvio crudel

    Performer: Elizabeth Kenny. Performer: Robert Howarth. Performer: Rodolfo Richter. Performer: Jane Gordon. Singer: Joanne Lunn. Singer: Anna Straushkevych. Singer: Nicholas Mulroy. Singer: Nick Pritchard. Singer: Giles Underwood.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Chi vol aver felice

    Performer: Elizabeth Kenny. Performer: Robert Howarth. Performer: Rodolfo Richter. Performer: Jane Gordon. Singer: Joanne Lunn. Singer: Anna Straushkevych. Singer: Nicholas Mulroy. Singer: Nick Pritchard. Singer: Giles Underwood.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Concerto in C major for flute and harp, K 299

    Performer: Lisa Beznosiuk. Performer: Frances Kelly. Performer: Danny Bond. Orchestra: Academy of Ancient Music. Director: Christopher Hogwood.
    • Mozart - Flute And Harp Concerto.
    • L'Oiseau-Lyre.
    • 1.

Episode image (C) Ash Mills

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