Rameau, Purcell & Handel


LSO Chamber Orchestra

Sun 15 Dec 2019 7.00pm - 9.20pm
Milton Court Concert Hall

PURCELL The Fairy Queen – Suite
HANDEL Water Music – Suite No 1
RAMEAU Two Arias from Castor and Pollux
RAMEAU Dardanus – Suite

Emmanuelle Haïm conductor
Lucy Crowe soprano
Reinoud Van Mechelen tenor
LSO Chamber Orchestra

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Part of 2019/20 season

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Rich storytelling, high drama and bold ideas. Be drawn into magnificent operatic worlds with music from the towering giants of the Baroque, conducted by Emmanuelle Haïm.

Inspired by Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Purcell’s The Fairy Queen translates the magic of the source material into a mischievous and light-hearted masque, combining mystery and intrigue with passionate romance. The light, catchy melodies continue with Handel’s jauntily regal Water Music. Enchanting tales of love and warfare follow, with music from Rameau’s mythic, heroic and tragic operas Castor and Pollux and Dardanus.