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Harry Christophers and The Sixteen

The Sixteen, conducted by Harry Christophers, sing music by Italian and Portuguese masters of polyphony, including works by Lotti, Scarlatti and Melgas, live from Edinburgh.

Acclaimed choir The Sixteen under founding Director Harry Christophers perform live from the Edinburgh International Festival. Portuguese master of vocal polyphony Melgas features alongside one of the few remaining works from his fellow countryman Rebelo. Venetian composer Lotti’s sublime motet in eight parts opens the concert with Scarlatti’s virtuosic Stabat Mater to close.

Lotti: Crucifixus a 8
Melgás: Popule meus — Improperia
Scarlatti: Iste Confessor
Melgás: Lamentações de Quinta-Feira Santa
Melgás: Salve Regina
Rebelo: Panis angelicus

11:40
Interval:
Sir Mark Elder conducts The Halle orchestra in Elgar's The Wand of Youth (Music to a Child's Play) - suite No. 1 Op. 1a

12:00
Caldara: Crucifixus a 16
Scarlatti: Stabat Mater a 10

The Sixteen
Harry Christophers – Director

Presenter: Donald MacLeod
Producer: Laura Metcalfe

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1 hour, 59 minutes

Music Played

  • Antonio Lotti

    Crucifixus à 8

    Choir: The Sixteen. Conductor: Harry Christophers.
  • Diogo Dias Melgás

    Popule Meus - Improperia

    Conductor: Harry Christophers. Choir: The Sixteen.
  • Domenico Scarlatti

    Iste Confessor

    Conductor: Harry Christophers. Choir: The Sixteen.
  • Diogo Dias Melgás

    Lamentaçao de Quinta Feira Santa

    Conductor: Harry Christophers. Choir: The Sixteen.
  • Diogo Dias Melgás

    Salve Regina

    Conductor: Harry Christophers. Choir: The Sixteen.
  • João Loureço Rebelo

    Panis Angelicus

    Conductor: Harry Christophers. Choir: The Sixteen.
  • Diogo Dias Melgás

    Salve Regina

    Conductor: Harry Christophers. Choir: The Sixteen.
  • João Loureço Rebelo

    Panis Angelicus

    Conductor: Harry Christophers. Choir: The Sixteen.
  • Edward Elgar

    The Wand of Youth (Music to a Child's Play), Suite No.1

    Orchestra: Hallé. Conductor: Sir Mark Elder.
  • Antonio Caldara

    Crucifixus a 16

    Conductor: Harry Christophers. Choir: The Sixteen.
  • Domenico Scarlatti

    Stabat mater a 10

    Conductor: Harry Christophers. Choir: The Sixteen.
  • Franz Liszt

    Petrarch Sonnets (Pace non trovo & Benedetto sia 'l giorno, I' vidi in terra)

    Performer: Iain Burnside. Singer: Lawrence Brownlee.
    • Lawrence Brownlee: This Heart that Flutters.
    • Opus Arte.
  • Fanny Hensel

    Song without Words, Op 2 No 4

    Performer: Dinorah Varsi.
    • GENUIN.

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