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
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.