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Events · The King's Consort, 'Henry Purcell, By Royal Command', Music for The Chapel Royal, Wigmore Hall

The King's Consort, 'Henry Purcell, By Royal Command', Music for The Chapel Royal, Wigmore Hall
23.03.2017

Wigmore Hall, 7.30 pm

The King's Consort
Robert King, conductor
Julia Doyle, soprano
Rebecca Outram, soprano
Robin Blaze, countertenor
Charles Daniels, tenor
Matthew Brook, bass

'Henry Purcell, By Royal Command' – Music for The Chapel Royal

Renowned worldwide for ground-breaking performances and recordings of Henry Purcell, The King’s Consort returns to the composer’s delicious music for the Chapel Royal. An unbeatable line-up of singers and instrumentalists perform some of the composer’s finest sacred jewels.

‘Some of the most stylish and exuberant Purcell performances of modern times’ The Times

Henry Purcell (c.1659-1695)

O sing unto the Lord Z44
Thou wakeful shepherd (A Morning Hymn) Z198
Why do the heathen so furiously rage together Z65
Close thine eyes and sleep secure (Upon a Quiet Conscience) Z184
Behold, now, praise the Lord Z3

interval

My beloved spake Z28
Sleep, Adam, and take thy rest (Adam's Sleep) Z195
Praise the Lord, O my soul, and all that is within me Z47
With sick and famish'd eyes Z200
O praise God in his holiness Z42