Friday 19 November, 7pm on YouTube & Facebook

BREMF@home: The Destined Knot

Join us online for exquisite music inspired by Guarini’s tragicomedy play Il Pastor Fido (The Faithful Shepherd)

Date & Time: Friday 19 November, 7pm

Available Until: Friday 31 December

Venue: YouTube & Facebook

Hannah Ely soprano
Sarah Anne Champion mezzo-soprano
Chris Fitzgerald-Lombard and Tom Kelly tenors
Ben Rowarth bass

with members of Lux Musicae London:

Daniel Swani and Sophie Creaner recorders
Aileen Henry harp
Kristiina Watt lute, theorbo
Harry Buckoke viola da gamba

Giovanni Battista Guarini’s tragicomedy play Il pastor fido (The faithful shepherd), set in the mythical and idealised pastoral world of  Arcadia, inspired a whole generation of madrigal composers. Character names, especially those of the two lovers Amarilli and Myrtillo, even appeared widely in English madrigals.

Filmed live at Royal Spa, Brighton in June 2021

Supported by the Fidelio Charitable Trust

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