College of Music Dean Robert Shay presents a concert featuring the music of the great 17th-century English composer Henry Purcell.
Featuring Jennifer Bird, soprano; Abigail Nims, mezzo soprano; Matthew Chellis, tenor; Robert Hill, harpsichord; Harumi Rhodes and Charles Wetherbee, violin; the Opera Theater Singers (Jeremy Reger, director); and the Early Music Ensemble (Robert Hill, director)
Performance date and time:
Tuesday, Oct. 30, 7:30 p.m.
“Come all ye songsters” from The Fairy Queen
Scene of the Drunken Poet from The Fairy Queen
“The Plaint” from The Fairy Queen
Three Parts Upon a Ground
Masque from Oedipus
“From rosy bowers” from The Comical History of Don Quixote Part III
“Tell me some pitying angel” (The Blessed Virgin’s Expostulation)
“Now that the sun hath veiled his light” (An Evening Hymn)
Suite in D Major
“If love’s a sweet passion” from The Fairy Queen
Please note: Due to popular demand for Faculty Tuesdays concerts, we advise arriving early to secure a seat. These concerts are general admission on a first-come-first-served basis. House doors open 30 minutes before concert start.
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