A dual celebration of the patron saint of music and Henry Purcell! We'll hear Purcell's Ode for St. Cecilia's Day 1683, plus chamber pieces and excerpts from his many works for the theater. Performances by The English Concert, countertenor Andreas Scholl, and London Baroque are included.

  • Henry Purcell: Three parts upon a ground. Performed by London Baroque.
  • Henry Purcell: Curtain Tune from Timon of Athens. Performed by The English Concert, led by Trevor Pinnock.
  • Henry Purcell: Fairest Isle. Performed by Catherine Bott, soprano.
  • Henry Purcell: When I am laid in earth & With drooping wings. Performed by The Academy of Ancient Music, led by Christopher Hogwood.
  • Henry Purcell: Ode for St. Cecilia’s Day 1683. Performed by The English Concert & Choir, led by Trevor Pinnock.
  • Henry Purcell: She Loves and She confesses. Performed by John Potter, tenor, and Stephen Stubbs, baroque guitar.
  • Henry Purcell: Musick in Dioclesian. Performed by Tafelmusik, led by Jeanne Lamon.
  • Henry Purcell: Chacony in g minor. Performed by London Baroque.
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