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'Quel augellin che canta’ – the EXAUDI Italian Madrigal Book

Tuesday 29th January 2019
7:30pm Elvet Methodist Church
Old Elvet, Durham


Juliet Fraser - soprano
Lucy Goddard - mezzo soprano
Tom Williams - countertenor
Stephen Jeffes, David de Winter - tenors
Jimmy Holliday - bass
James Weeks - director

The programme includes:
Italian madrigals by Monteverdi, Gesualdo, Marenzio, Sciarrino and Egan

Internationally acclaimed vocal ensemble EXAUDI returns to MUSICON with a scintillating programme of Italian madrigals. At the heart of the programme is an encounter between three of the madrigal’s greatest masters, Marenzio, Monteverdi and Gesualdo, exploring both lighter and darker sides of their musical personalities. Alongside this are two contemporary responses to the madrigal tradition, Salvatore Sciarrino’s breathtaking settings of Matsuo Bashō and a new commission from Eric Egan.

A pre-concert talk with composer Eric Egan and EXAUDI director James Weeks will take place in the Music Department Lecture Room at 18.00.

Tickets: £10, Students £4, Under 18s £1


Presented in Collaboration with Durham Vocal Festival

Supported by the Radcliffe Trust