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Baroque Festival II: Royal Fireworks

25 Apr 2020 Saturday 7:30PM

Rejoice greatly through the jubilant tunes of Handel’s Music for the Royal Fireworks and bare your hearts to the poignant strains of Purcell’s theatre music as acclaimed choral conductor Sofi Jeannin leads you through a jewel-studded tour of the English Baroque. Soprano Stefanie Quintin joins the SSO in an expressive selection of arias, including the radiant serenity of Handel’s “Ombra mai fu”.

Recorded live at the Victoria Concert Hall, 7 Oct 2018.

PROGRAMME
HANDEL
Overture from Music for the Royal Fireworks
Arrival of the Queen of Sheba from Solomon
“Un pensiero voli in ciel” from Il Delirio Amoroso
Music for the Royal Fireworks
2. Bourrée
3. La Paix: Largo alla siciliana
4. La Réjoussance: Allegro
“Ombra mai fu” from Serse^
PURCELL
Chaconne from The Fairy Queen
Overture from Dido and Aeneas^
“Thy hand, Belinda” and “When I am laid in earth” from Dido and Aeneas
Symphony from The Indian Queen, Act II
HANDEL
“Rejoice Greatly, O Daughter of Zion” from Messiah^
Music for the Royal Fireworks 5. Menuets I and I

Sofi Jeannin, conductor
Stefanie Quintin, soprano^
Singapore Symphony Orchestra

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