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Hathor Consort

Benjamin. Upon Silence

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TOPSTUK PURCELL 2022

music
eye-opener
Fri 30 Sep 2022 -20.00
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Kamermuziekzaal
start 20.00

Standard €29.00

Reduction -26 €15.00

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Henry Purcell's Fantasias through modern eyes

For composer George Benjamin, Upon Silence – directly inspired by Purcell's Fantasias – brought a welcome end to a period of writer’s block. Its text, a poem by W. B. Yeats, portrays three historical figures, absorbed in silent contemplation: Julius Caesar, Helen of Troy and Michelangelo, who is busy painting. Led by Romina Lischka, the Hathor Consort and two fabulous vocalists also present Purcell's timeless original, along with new music for gamba consort.

programme

George Benjamin (1960)
Upon Silence

Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
Fantasias

And music by Alexander Goehr (1932), Nico Muhly (1981) & John Woolrich (1954)

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George Benjamin (1960)
Upon Silence

Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
Fantasias

And music by Alexander Goehr (1932),

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performers

Hathor Consort: ensemble
Romina Lischka: artistic direction
Emilie Renard: mezzo-soprano
Marnix De Cat: countertenor

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Hathor Consort: ensemble
Romina Lischka: artistic direction
Emilie Renard: mezzo-soprano
Marnix De Cat: counte

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Fri 30 Sep 2022 -20.00
Take a choice subscription and receive up to -50% discount
Kamermuziekzaal
start 20.00

Standard €29.00

Reduction -26 €15.00

All prices include booking fees.