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A celebration of Henry Purcell

Two of his most celebrated odes

with vocal soloists Philppa Hyde (sopran), Francis Gush (countertenor), Charles Daniels (tenor) and Stuart O'Hara (bass). Director Peter Holman, leader Asuka Sumi
A celebration of Henry Purcell

For the Autumn concert on October 27 2024, in the Great Hall of Leeds University Leeds Baroque, directed by Peter Holman, continue their exploration of Henry Purcell's work with two of his grandest Odes - the Birthday Ode for Queen Mary (1691) 'Welcome glorius morn' and the Ode for St Cecilia's day (1692) 'Hail Bright Cecilia'.These works are richly scored for strings, woodwind, trumpets and timpani with demanding vocal solo roles for which we have engaged four notable soloist Philippa Hyde (soprano) Francis Gush (counter tenor) Charles Daniels (tenor) and Stuart O'Hara (bass).

They are works that are rarely performed in Yorkshire with 'historically Informed performance practice' and will provide the audience with an interesting insight into Purcell's work.

  • 📅Sun 27 October 2024
  • 📍Leeds University Great Hall
  • 🕑3:00pm
  • 🎫£20 (students & under 18s Free)

Leeds University Great Hall
Woodhouse Lane, Leeds, LS2 7AR, United Kingdom

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