YouTube Premiere: Baroque Festival II - Royal Fireworks
An SSO YOUTUBE PREMIERE - First time online. Watch it streamed on youtube.com/singaporesymphony and join fellow viewers in livechat.
Our second Baroque Festival presentation:
Rejoice greatly through the jubilant tunes of Handel’s Music for the Royal Fireworks and bare your hearts to the poignant strains of Purcell’s theatre music as acclaimed choral conductor Sofi Jeannin leads you through a jewel-studded tour of the English Baroque. Soprano Stefanie Quintin joins the SSO in an expressive selection of arias, including the radiant serenity of Handel’s “Ombra mai fu”.
Recorded live at the Victoria Concert Hall, 7 Oct 2018.
PROGRAMME (not in order of performance)
Music for the Royal Fireworks
Arrival of the Queen of Sheba from Solomon
“Un pensiero voli in ciel” from Il Delirio Amoroso
“Ombra mai fu” from Serse^
“Rejoice Greatly, O Daughter of Zion” from Messiah^
Chaconne from The Fairy Queen
Overture from Dido and Aeneas
“Thy hand, Belinda” and “When I am laid in earth” from Dido and Aeneas^
Symphony from The Indian Queen, Act II
Sofi Jeannin, conductor
Stefanie Quintin, soprano^
Singapore Symphony Orchestra