Summer Festival 2016

Early Opera Company

Wednesday 8 June, 7.00pm (2016)

Christ Church Spitalfields

PRICE: Tickets: £35, £28, £20, £10, £5

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Robert Howarth conductor/harpsichord

Monteverdi Madrigals from Books 7 & 8
Rossi Oratorio per al Settimana Santa

Early Opera Company celebrates the vividly emotive music of Luigi Rossi in his devotional oratorio, a powerful depiction of the story of Holy Week. Alongside his masterpiece are excerpts from Monteverdi’s Books of madrigals, stirring and dramatic works that heralded the beginning of a new operatic age.

Approximate end time: 8.30pm

Post-concert Q&A

8.30pm – 9.00pm
Hear more about the music in this post-concert Q&A with members of the Early Opera Company.
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Venue information

Christ Church Spitalfields

Commercial Street
E1 6LY
United Kingdom

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Liverpool Street (Bishopsgate exit, 5 mins)
Aldgate East (Commercial Street exit, 5 mins)
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