Julia Lezhneva / Il Giardino Armonico

Lezhneva sings Handel

7 May 2014 / 19:30

£15-45 plus booking fee*

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The sensational young Russian soprano sings music from Handel’s Italian journey including:

Sinfonia from Agrippina
'Pugneran con noi le stelle' from Rodrigo
'Carmelitarum...O nox dulcis' - Recitativo & Aria from Saeviat tellus
Concerto grosso in G minor Op 6 No 6
Salve Regina
Geminiani Concerto Grosso in D minor No 6, La Follia
'Pensieri, voi mi tormentate' from Agrippina
'Un pensiero nemico di pace'
Concerto grosso in D major Op 6 No 5
'Come nembo che fugge col vento' from Il Trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno

Il Giardino Armonico
Giovanni Antonini
Julia Lezhneva soprano

The murmuring excitement surrounding Russian soprano Julia Lezhneva reached a crescendo last year as she was hailed as a successor to her compatriot Anna Netrebko and promptly signed to recording giant Decca. Here Lezhneva brings her astounding agility, her rock-solid technique and her trademark lightness and power to Italian arias by Handel, works in which the composer’s love for the linguistic and emotional feeling of Italian texts is as palpable as it is stunning. Lezhneva is joined by Giovanni Antonini and his specialist ensemble Il Giardino Armonico for a solo debut at the Barbican which should not be missed.  

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This event is part of:
All classical music events - 2013–2014 season
Barbican Presents 2013–2014

Produced by the Barbican


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