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Lucie Skeaping presents a musical exploration of the Greek myth of Ariadne, the daughter of Minos and granddaughter of Zeus, as told in works by Handel, Porpora, Monteverdi, Benda, and Marcello.

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23 minutes

Music Played

  • Benedetto Marcello

    Come mai puoi vedermi piangere? (Arianna)

    Singer: Patricia Petibon. Orchestra: Venice Baroque Orchestra. Director: Andrea Marcon.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Lamento d'Arianna: a voce sola (excerpt)

    Singer: Helga Müller‐Molinari. Ensemble: Concerto Vocale.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Lamento d'Arianna: 1. Lasciatemi morire, 2. O Teseo mio

    Ensemble: Concerto Italiano. Director: Rinaldo Alessandrini.
  • Pietro Locatelli

    Concerto Grosso in E flat major, Op 7 No 6 (5th mvt)

    Orchestra: Kammerorchester Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach. Conductor: Hartmut Haenchen.
  • Jiří Antonín Benda

    Ariadne auf Naxos (excerpt)

    Author: Johann Christian Brandes. Orchestra: Sinfonieorchester Wuppertal. Conductor: Peter Gülke.
  • Benedetto Marcello

    Viva il forte, viva il grande: excerpt (Arianna: Act 1)

    Choir: Athestis Chorus. Ensemble: Academia de li Musici. Conductor: Filippo Maria Bressan.
  • Nicola Porpora

    Mira in cielo (Arianna e Teseo)

    Orchestra: Venice Baroque Orchestra. Director: Andrea Marcon.
  • Nicola Porpora

    Overture (Arianna in Nasso: Act 1)

    Orchestra: Orchestra Sinfonica di Savona. Conductor: Massimiliano Carraro.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Overture (Arianna in Creta: Act 1)

    Orchestra: Orchestra of Patras. Conductor: George Petrou.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Mira ad esso questo seno (Arianna in Creta: Act 3)

    Orchestra: Orchestra of Patras. Conductor: George Petrou. Singer: Mata Katsuli. Singer: Mary-Ellen Nesi.

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