Wednesday, February 12th 2020, 7:30 p. m.
Bon Pasteur Historical Chapel
100 Sherbrooke Est, Montreal
Sherbrooke Metro

SUMMARY

Arias by Purcell and other 17th century English masters are brought together to create a dialogue between two lovers. Their romantic adventure will play out in four acts, from their first meeting to “they lived happily ever after,” with various twists and turns in between… Each episode features brief commentary in French from Christophe Gauthier, who will frame the narrative from his harpsichord. Humour and outrageousness guaranteed!

PROGRAM

Lovestruck in Stuart-era England: arias by Purcell and his contemporaries

DISTRIBUTION

Ariadne Lih, soprano
Nicholas Burns, countertenor

Christophe Gauthier, harpsichord