The distinct voices of Henry Purcell and Claudio Monteverdi
APRIL 1, 2021
7PM GMT / 8PM CET
£25 for one lecture / £89 for full series
Lectures are between 45 mins - 1 hour in length with a 20 minute live Q&A afterwards.
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International countertenor Andrew Watts takes a look at the some of the works
of Purcell and Monteverdi from the point of view of the singer and how the
singer responds to the demands of the composer and how to best achieve a
rounded vocal and stylistic performance of their music.
Extracts will include music from Monteverdi’s “ L’incoronazione di Poppea”
and “Orfeo” and Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas”, "King Arthur" and song
arrangements by Michael Tippett and Benjamin Britten of Purcell’s “Sweeter
than Roses” and “If Music be the Food of Love (3rd Version)
Please note: If you are unable to attend a lecture we can send you the recorded footage (including the Q&A).