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.