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The University of Southampton

Acteon and Advent Event

Photo Credit: Benjamin Ealovega
11 December 2013
Turner Sims University of Southampton Highfield Campus SO17 1BJ

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Event details

Theatre of the Ayre perform at the Turner Sims

Elizabeth Kenny director, lute

Sophie Daneman soprano

Paul Agnew tenor

Anna Starushkevych mezzo-soprano


Charpentier Actéon

Charpentier In Nativitatem Domini Nostri

Jesu Christi Canticum H414

Seasonal Noëls

Elizabeth Kenny's Theatre of the Ayre scored a critical hit in 2010 with its Turner Sims performance of John Blow's Venus and Adonis, subsequently recorded for the Wigmore Hall Live label. This evening the ensemble is joined by three outstanding interpreters of French Baroque vocal music for an Advent programme of sacred and secular pieces by Marc-Antoine Charpentier, composer to the French dauphin and Molière's Comédie-Française. The concert includes Charpentier's pastorale Actéon and one of his grandest dramatic Christmastide motets.

With seasonal French music played in the foyer from 7.10pm by members of Theatre of the Ayre with wind players from the University music department.

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