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BBC Proms 2017 Chamber Music 1

I Fagiolini

Venue: Cadogan Hall

Repertoire

Monteverdi
Cruda Amarilli; Sfogava con le stelle; Longe da te, cor mio; Orfeo – ‘Possente spirto’; Chiome d’oro; Vorrei baciarti, o Filli
Roderick Williams
Là ci darem la mano (world premiere)
Monteverdi
Laudate pueri Dominum a 5 (concertato); Volgendo il ciel per l’immortal sentiero

Performers

I Fagiolini
Robert Hollingworth
director

Who better to celebrate the 450th anniversary of Monteverdi’s birth than I Fagiolini, who have spent a career unpicking the knotty conflicts and emotional truths of the composer’s music. The vocal ensemble is joined by strings, cornetts and continuo to explore love, lust, anger, jealousy and despair in a concert that spans the gamut of Monteverdi’s music, both sacred and secular.

This season’s first Monday-lunchtime Prom at Cadogan Hall also includes the world premiere of a new commission from composer, baritone and Proms regular Roderick Williams, inspired by the text of a well-known aria from Mozart’s Don Giovanni.

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Concert Duration:
approx. 1 hour (no interval)

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Stalls: £15; Centre Gallery: £13
Day seats: £6

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