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Neptune and Amymone
Picture the scene, it's February 1745 in Manchester. Great Britain has been through years of turmoil over who should be ruling the country.
It's grey and it's miserable because, after all, it's winter in the North.
What you need is a relaxing evening of music...
This February's Musick in Manchester concert recreates number 8 in the series of 16, originally performed on 19th February 1745.
The music comes largely from popular 18th Century composers, with any gaps in the programme filled from Manchester's rich archives of music.
You can read more about how we recreate these concerts using research by our Artist Director, Dr Pauline Nobes, here.
Artistic Director and Baroque Violin: Pauline Nobes
Soprano: Jane Burnell
Baroque Flute: Martyn Shaw
Baroque Oboe: Mark Baigent and Cait Walker
Baroque Violins: Brendan Howell, Rebecca Howell, Andrew Taheny and James Woodrow
Baroque Viola: Alex Mitchell
Baroque Cello: Rachel Gray
Baroque Double Bass: Michael Escreet
Harpsichord: David Francis
Overture to Scipio (set for the Harpsichord), HWV 20 - George Frideric Handel
Cantata III Neptune and Amymone from 3 Cantatas - George Hayden
Sonata Op. 2, No.3 - Johann Joachim Quantz
Concerto Grosso, Op. 3, No. 4 - Francesco Geminiani
Overture to Tamerlane (set for the Harpsichord), HWV 18 - George Frideric Handel
Tornami a Vagheggiar from Alcina, HWV 34 - George Frideric Handel
Concerto, G major, Op. 1, No. 3 - Carlo Tessarini
Armida Abandonata, HWV 105 - George Frideric Handel
Concerto Grosso, D major, Op. 6, No. 4 - Arcangelo Corelli
Concerto Grosso, D major, Op. 4, No. 4 - Johann Adolph Hasse
- 📅Sat, 17 February 2024
- 📍St Ann's Church, Manchester
- 🎫£6 / £8.50 / £15 / £25
St Ann's Church, Manchester
St Anns Place, Manchester, M2 7LP, United Kingdom