Academy of Ancient Music/'Mortal Voices’

15 February 2018 / 19:30
Milton Court Concert Hall

Baroque specialist Christian Curnyn directs soprano Keri Fuge and countertenor Tim Mead performing some of the most sublime music of the period.

Pergolesi’s Stabat mater is one of his most famous compositions, and one of the finest settings of this sorrowful song to Mary at the Crucifixion. A hidden gem in this concert is Handel’s cantata ‘Ah! che troppo ineguali’, an anguished appeal of mortal voices to Mary for peace, to extinguish warlike fury.

Programme & Performers

Corelli Concerto Grosso Op 6 No 1 in D major
Handel Cantata HWV230, Ah! che troppo ineguali
Handel/Ferrandini Cantata HWV234, Il Pianto di Maria
Pergolesi Stabat Mater

Academy of Ancient Music
Christian Curnyn director & harpsichord
Keri Fuge soprano
Tim Mead countertenor

Promoted by the Academy of Ancient Music

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