Friday 22 September 2023 at 7.30pm

St Peter’s Church, Stockbridge SO20 6EU

Spiritato! is a baroque ensemble of 8 performers – Mezzo Soprano, 2 violins, viola, cello, double-bass, harpsichord and trumpet.

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Tonight’s programme ‘The Taste of the Nation’ transports us back to a decisive juncture in the history of English music, following the death of Henry Purcell, painting a vibrant picture of the changing fashions and astonishing success of Italian styles, at the dawn of the 1700s. Featuring virtuosic works by Handel and his contemporaries, alongside the composers that inspired them.

The Taste of the Nation – Spiritato and Ciara Hendrick, mezzo-soprano
G F Handel – Overture from Mr Handel’s Fam’d Water Piece
J C Pepusch – Cantata: Kindly Fate at length release me
W Corbett – Al’ Inglese from Le Bizzarrie Universali
J C Pepusch – Cantata: The Spring
A Vivaldi – La Folia (RV63)


A Corelli – Sonata in D Major Op. 5 No 1
J C Pepusch – Cantata: Chloe
W Corbett – Alla Bolognese from Le Bizzarie Universali
J C Pepusch – Cantata: While pale Britannia pensive sate

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