HHT: Raging Roland
Cathy Bell explores some of the musical and literary descendants of Ariosto’s epic poem, and looks at why it exerted such a wide influence on later culture.
Cathy Bell (mezzo-soprano)
Marie van Rhijn (harpsichord)
The 16th century poem Orlando Furioso inspired Handel’s operas Orlando, Ariodante and Alcina, as well as works by Francesca Caccini, Rossi, Vivaldi, Lully and Rameau.
Cathy and Marie are Handel House Talent http://www.handelhouse.org/about-us/handel-house-talent recipients.
When: 8th Oct 2015 at 18:30
£9, £5 students
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