Sacred Fire: The Transformation of Italian Music

Holy Trinity Church, Rotherhithe

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Saturday 20 February 2016
19:00 - 20:30
Live Music
Live Music

Soprano Andrea Eklund and Bass Matthew Collins join instrumentalists from Voces Sanctorum to present a programme charting the transformation of Italian Sacred Music through the influence of secular song. Featuring well-known sacred works by Claudio Monteverdi alongside secular pieces by the masters Giulio Caccini and Jacopo Peri who influenced him, as well as arias by one of the first great female composers, Francesca Caccini. The performance will be framed by instrumental works for Theorbo and Baroque Cello. 



Giulio Caccini: Excerpts from L'Euridice

Gabriele Fattorini: Two sacred duets 

Jacopo Peri: Selections from Le Varie Musiche

Giulio Caccini: Selections from Le Nuove Musiche

Francesca Caccini: Selections from Il Primo Libro delle Musiche

Giacomo Finetti: O Maria

Claudio Monteverdi: Partenza Amorosa, Ab Aeterno and Laudate Dominum.


Soprano: Andrea Eklund

Bass: Matthew Collins

Cello: Raphael Coleman

Theorbo: Toby Carr

Harpsichord: Oliver Doyle

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Holy Trinity Church, Rotherhithe
Bryan Road, London, SE16 5HF

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Canada Water (Tube)


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