Rococo Salon

 

Scenes from life of a baroque salon spiced with intrigue and love. The most beautiful arias, duets and instrumental pieces by Handel, Vivaldi, Monteverdi and other baroque composers. The concert evokes the atmosphere of the 17th-18th century with period dress, scenic accessories, acting and narration to complement and dramatize the musical experience, and making the performance unforgettable and extremely enjoyable. 


Programme:


1. F. Couprin: Les Barricades Mystérieuses – harpsichord solo
2. C. Monteverdi: Baci cari – duet
3. G. F. Händel: Acis and Galathea: Would you gain – Daemon’s aria
4. A. Vivaldi: Griselda: Agitata da due venti – Constanza’s aria
5. L. C. Daquin: Le Coucou – harpsichord solo
6. G. F. Händel: Alcina: Verdi prati – Ruggiero’s aria
7. Variations on Greensleeves – recorder solo
8. C. Monteverdi: L'incoronazione di Poppea - Pur ti miro - duet
Interval
9. Prince Paul Esterházy: Two duets from Harmonia caelestis
10. A. Vivaldi: Di due rai - aria
11. G. F. Händel: Giulio Cesare: Svegliatevi nel core – Sesto’s aria
12. cello solo
13. G. F. Händel: Rinaldo: Lascia ch’io pianga – Almirena’s aria
14. recorder solo
15. J-B. Lully: Bel tempo che vola - duet
16. G. F. Handel: Giulio Cesare: Più amabile beltá – duet