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Prom 26 repeat: Late Night Serpent and Fire

Soprano Anna Prohaska joins early music ensemble Il Giardino Armonico at the Royal Albert Hall for a programme that takes its inspiration from two queens, Dido and Cleopatra.

Afternoon Concert with Kate Molleson.

Another chance to hear soprano Anna Prohaska and leading early music ensemble Il Giardino Armonico at the BBC Proms in a programme that takes inspiration from two great queens, Cleopatra and Dido.

Presented by Martin Handley at the Royal Albert Hall, London

Henry Purcell: Dido and Aeneas, excerpts
The Fairy Queen - Chaconne: Dance for Chinese Man and Woman
Dance for Chinese Man and Woman
Christoph Graupner: Dido, Queen of Carthage, excerpts
Antonio Sartorio: Julius Caesar in Egypt, excerpts
Matthew Locke: The Tempest - Curtain Tune
George Frideric Handel: Julius Caesar in Egypt - 'Che sento? Oh Dio! ... Se pietà di me non senti'
Dario Castello: Sonata No. 15 in D minor
Francesco Cavalli: Dido - 'Rè de' Getuli altero ... Il mio marito'
Johann Adolf Hasse: Mark Antony and Cleopatra - 'Morte col fiero aspetto'
George Frideric Handel: Concerto grosso in C minor, Op. 6 No. 8

Anna Prohaska, soprano
Il Giardino Armonico
Giovanni Antonini, conductor

Austrian soprano Anna Prohaska joins Italy's leading early music ensemble for a programme that takes inspiration from two great queens, Cleopatra and Dido, who proved endlessly fascinating to Baroque composers. Operatic arias are framed by some of the period's most vital instrumental works.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Henry Purcell

    Dido and Aeneas: Overture

    Ensemble: Il Giardino Armonico. Conductor: Giovanni Antonini.
  • Henry Purcell

    Dido and Aeneas: 'Ah, Belinda'

    Singer: Anna Prohaska. Ensemble: Il Giardino Armonico. Conductor: Giovanni Antonini.
  • Christoph Graupner

    Dido, Queen of Carthage: 'Holdes Lispeln der spielenden Fluthen'

    Singer: Anna Prohaska. Ensemble: Il Giardino Armonico. Conductor: Giovanni Antonini.
  • Antonio Sartorio

    Julius Caesar in Egypt: 'Non voglio amor, o voglio amar per sempre'

    Singer: Anna Prohaska. Ensemble: Il Giardino Armonico. Conductor: Giovanni Antonini.
  • Matthew Locke

    The Tempest: Curtain Tune

    Ensemble: Il Giardino Armonico. Conductor: Giovanni Antonini.
  • Antonio Sartorio

    Julius Caesar in Egypt (excerpt)

    Singer: Anna Prohaska. Ensemble: Il Giardino Armonico. Conductor: Giovanni Antonini.
  • Christoph Graupner

    Dido, Queen of Carthage: 'Infido Cupido'

    Singer: Anna Prohaska. Ensemble: Il Giardino Armonico. Conductor: Giovanni Antonini.
  • Christoph Graupner

    Dido, Queen of Carthage: 'Agitato da tempeste'

    Singer: Anna Prohaska. Ensemble: Il Giardino Armonico. Conductor: Giovanni Antonini.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Concerto grosso in C minor, Op 6 No 8

    Orchestra: Il Giardino Armonico. Performer: Giovanni Antonini.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Julius Caesar in Egypt: 'Che sento? Oh Dio!...Se pietà di me non senti'

    Singer: Anna Prohaska. Ensemble: Il Giardino Armonico. Conductor: Giovanni Antonini.
  • Dario Castello

    Sonata no 15 in D minor

    Ensemble: Il Giardino Armonico. Conductor: Giovanni Antonini.
  • Francesco Cavalli

    Dido: 'Rè de' Getuli altero...Il mio marito'

    Singer: Anna Prohaska. Ensemble: Il Giardino Armonico. Conductor: Giovanni Antonini.
  • Johann Adolf Hasse

    Mark Antony and Cleopatra: 'Morte col fiero aspetto'

    Singer: Anna Prohaska. Ensemble: Il Giardino Armonico. Conductor: Giovanni Antonini.
  • Henry Purcell

    The Fairy Queen: Chaconne - Dance for Chinese Man and Woman

    Ensemble: Il Giardino Armonico. Conductor: Giovanni Antonini.
  • Henry Purcell

    Dido and Aeneas: 'Oft she visits this lone mountain'

    Singer: Anna Prohaska. Ensemble: Il Giardino Armonico. Conductor: Giovanni Antonini.
  • Henry Purcell

    Dido and Aeneas: 'When I am Laid in Earth' (Dido's Lament)

    Singer: Anna Prohaska. Ensemble: Il Giardino Armonico. Conductor: Giovanni Antonini.
  • Henry Purcell

    Dido and Aeneas: 'Fear no Danger'

    Performer: Giovanni Antonini. Singer: Anna Prohaska.

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