The mezzo soprano Cecilia Bartoli takes us on a journey through some of Handel’s best loved operatic roles. Bartoli’s is one of the most popular voices and personalities on the concert scene and will be joined in this evening’s performance by Les Musiciens du Prince and Pier Luigi Fabretti on oboe with Jean-Marc Goujon on flute.
Arrival of the Queen of Sheba from Solomon
‘Chiudi, chiudi i vaghi rai’, ‘Lascia la spina’ and ‘Come nembo che fugge col vento’ from Il Trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno
Oboe Concerto in G minor, Grave – Allegro
‘Verso già l’alma col sangue’ from Aci, Galatea e Polifemo
Overture from Rinaldo
‘Oh sleep, why dost thou leave me?’ from Semele
‘Oh ecstasy of happiness … Myself I shall adore’ from Semele
Battaglia from Act 3 of Rinaldo
‘Mi deride… Desterò dall’empia Dite’ recitative and aria from Amadigi
‘Felicissima quest’alma’ from Apollo e Dafne
Ouverture and Entrée des songes funestes from Ariodante
‘E vivo ancora? … Scherza infida in grembo al drudo’ from Ariodante
Concerto grosso, b flat major, Largo – Allegro Op 3, No 2
‘Ah, che sol per te, Teseo… M’adora l’idol mio’ from Teseo
Cecilia Bartoli mezzo-soprano
Les Musiciens du Prince
Pier Luigi Fabretti oboe
Jean-Marc Goujon flute
For more information or to book tickets, visit the Barbican website here
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