Le Siècle des Lumières

SUMMER EVENING RECITALS

Thursday 18 July, 7pm
Ticket £15/£12 concs.

To book tel 01225 388569

Le Siècle des Lumières - The Age of Enlightenment
‘Les Bougies Baroques’

Join Les Bougies Baroques as they illuminate the path to the age of enlightenment, perhaps one of humanity’s most glorious periods, and what better way to celebrate this than with the music of much-loved composers of the second half of the eighteenth century such as Mozart, Haydn, and Gluck? The concert will also feature an instrumental work by Maltese composer Francesco Azopardi.

Ian Peter Bugeja (Conductor/Fortepiano)
Colin Scobie (leader)
Nicola Said (soprano)
Clare Ghigo (mezzo-soprano)
Cenk Karaferya (countertenor)

W.A. Mozart - Serenade No. 13 for strings in G major, ‘Eine Kleine Nachtmusik' [K. 525]
W.A. Mozart - ‘Se l'augellin sen fugge' from 'La Finta Giardiniera' [K. 196]
C.W. Gluck - ‘Che farò senza Euridice?' from 'Orfeo ed Euridice'
F.J. Haydn - Symphony No. 26, ‘Lamentatione' [Hob. 1/26]
F. Azopardi - Overture in D major [Ed. Bertil van Boer]
W.A. Mozart - ‘Dal tuo gentil sembiante' from 'Ascanio in Alba' [K. 111]
W.A. Mozart - ‘Al mio ben mi veggio avanti' from 'Ascanio in Alba' [K. 111]
C.W. Gluck - 'Nel mirar solo i sembianti' & ‘Di lor ciglia un lampo' (Duet & finale) from 'Il Parnaso Confuso'
F.J. Haydn - Keyboard Concerto No. 11 in D major for fortepiano & orchestra [Hob. XVIII/11]

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