Fri 18 Aug, Exeter College
The chapel dominates the Front Quad of the College and plays frequent host to organ recitals, major services and various other musical and dramatic performances. The Chapel was built in 1850, and is an outstanding example of gothic architecture. The building and its decoration are in the style of the Sainte-Chapelle in Paris.
Facilities: Toilets, Bar (College members only).
Sacred and Secular Songs for Sopranos
Monteverdi—Salve regina (Selva morale); Venite sitientes (Concerti ecclesiastici 1624); Pur ti miro (Coronation of Poppea); Pulchra es (Vespers 1610);
Handel—Italian love duets HWV 189 & 192;
Purcell—Two Daughters of this Aged Stream;
featuring the ritual extinguishing of candles for François Couperin’s Troisième Leçon de Ténèbres
Karen Braden—soprano (16/7, 18/8)
Charlotte Elkins—soprano (25/7)
Aileen Henry—baroque triple harp
Kah-Ming Ng—chamber organ
Duration: 1:30 with interval
For group discount (10 or more), call 07891 918826.
Babies will not be admitted to this concert.
No photography, no recording