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Baroque Concert 4 | London's Passions

Aernen Barock / Benno Schachtner, countertenor

Maurice Greene: Ouverture No. 1 D major for 2 Oboes, Strings and Basso Continuo
Robert Woodcock: Concerto A major for Recorder, Strings and Basso Continuo
John Dowland:
«Can She Excuse My Wrongs»
«Flow My Tears»
«Fine Knacks for Ladies»
Henry Purcell:
Sonata G minor for 2 Violins and Basso Continuo Z. 790
«Dido’s Lament» Aria of Dido from the Opera «Dido and Aeneas» Z. 626
«Hark the Echoing Air» Aria from the Masque «The Fairy Queen» Z. 629
Charles Avison: Concerto D major for Strings and Basso Continuo op. 6 No. 6
Georg Friedrich Handel:
«Vado a morir» Aria of Arminio from the Opera «Arminio» HWV 36
«Fatto scorta al sentier della gloria» Ariea of Arminio fromthe Opera «Arminio» HWV 36

Duration approx. 80 minutes, no interval

The German countertenor Benno Schachtner is a great expert when it comes to English baroque music. Accordingly, he will be performing songs by John Dowland and arias by Henry Purcell and George Frideric Handel. In addition, there are inspiring instrumental works by English composers to discover!

More about the baroque weeks 2024

Introduction Podcast

Download program booklet

Video recordings of past concerts

Playlist ‘Baroque 2024’ on Spotify

Read our blog entries about the baroque weeks of past years:

«Aernen Barock – der Friede sei mit dir», July 2022, by Madeleine Hirsiger

«The Best of Baroque and Beaumont», July 2018, by Sarah Batschelet

«Baroque At Its Best», July 2017, by Sarah Batschelet

«The Baroque Weeks Begin!», July 2015, by Sarah Batschelet

Aernen Barock:
Benno Schachtner, Countertenor | Ada Pesch, Violin | Monika Baer, Violin | Deirdre Dowling, Viola | Catherine Jones, Violoncello | Christian Staude, Double Bass | Josep Domènech, Oboe | Xenia Löffler, Oboe | Benny Aghassi, Recorder and Bassoon | Tom Foster, Harpsichord and Organ | Mike Fentross, Theorbo and Baroque Guitar

Concert introduction with Jonathan Inniger

1 hour before the concert | Tellenhaus Ernen (in German).

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