Musica Antica

La Caduta Di Troia
The Fall of Troy

Staged live at Holy Trinity Church, Rotherhithe, SE16 5HF. 

Centred around Cavalli's depiction of the fall of Troy in La Didone, Musica Antica weave the work of some of the most daring composers of the 16th and 17th Centuries into a drama celebrating the powerful and highly experimental musical language of the Renaissance and Early Baroque.

Programme

 

Giovanni Valentini: Sonata a 5 in G minor

Nicola Vicentino: L'aura che verde lauro

Giovanni Valentini: Sonata a 4 in G minor

Francesco Cavalli: La Didone (act I)

Vicente Lusitano: Heu me, Domine

Jacopo Peri: Tu dormi

Anon: Violin Sonata in D

Carlo Gesualdo: Languisce al fin

Claudio Monteverdi: Longe da te, cor mio

Camilla Seale mezzo soprano
Caitlin Goreing mezzo soprano

Tristram Cooke countertenor

Oliver Doyle tenor & harpsichord

Joachim Sabbat bass

Maxim del Mar violin

Flora Fontanelli violin

Harry Buckoke viola da gamba

Peter Martin theorbo