Friday 10th September 4.30pm & 7.30pm (approx 60 mins)

La Serenissima

Adrian Chandler violin / director
Claire Booth soprano
Renata Pokupic alto
Jess Dandy contralto / tenor

Vivaldi’s Women
A collection of vocal and instrumental music for the church

NB Because there are three soloists Adrian has devised two slightly different programmes, so as to give them all an equal presence. We regret, however, that it is not possible to book for both performances.

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Concert at 4.30pm

  • Concerto ‘per violino in tromba marina’, in G, RV.311
  • Motet Nulla in mundo pax sincera RV.630
  • Concerto for violin, organ, strings & continuo in D, RV.541
  • Nisi Dominus (Psalm 126) RV.803
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Concert at 7.30pm

  • Concerto for viola d’amore, strings & continuo in D, RV.394
  • Introduzione al Gloria ‘Cur sagittas, curtela, cur faces’ RV.637
  • Concerto for violin, organ, strings & continuo in D, RV.541
  • Nisi Dominus (Psalm 126) RV.803

 

We are delighted to welcome the marvellous La Serenissima for their delayed Festival debut. Vivaldi wrote all the works in this programme for the famous Venetian foundling institution, the Ospedale della Pietà, where the women of the figlie di coro performed for an international audience. Although he was never officially given the post of Maestro di Coro, Vivaldi was asked to supply sacred music to the chapel during three periods.

Today’s concerts are sponsored by Diana Woolley

 

Tickets:

Reserved: £35 | £30 | £25
Students: £1

Currently, the only way to make ticket requests is by sending in a postal application on the booking form which can be downloaded here:
postal booking form