Concert 27 December 2013 Penang, Malaysia

by Sharona on October 12, 2013

Friday, 27 December 2013, 8.30pm
Komtar Auditorium

Under the auspices of the St. George’s Heritage Trust & The Malaysian British Society presents

Works by 16th to 18th century composers for viol, harpsichord, voice and string ensemble with a special performance of excerpts from
Stradella’s Christmas Cantata and an introductory talk on early music & instruments

Pro Musica

Ibi Aziz viola da gamba
Winnie Cheah-Lim violin
Sharona Joshua harpsichord
Yi Ling Chaing voice
& other guest artistes


Giovanni Gabrieli Canzona Prima
Introductory talk on early music & instruments by Ibrahim Aziz and Datuk Seri Lim Chong Keat
Anonymous Greensleeves to a Ground
Early English song Have you seen but a white lily grow?
Antonio Cesti Recitative and aria, ‘Adorisi sempre’, from I casti amori d’Orontea
George Frideric Handel Air and variations, ‘The Harmonious Blacksmith’, from harpsichord suite in E major HWV 430
Alessandro Stradella Selected movements from ‘Ah! Troppo è ver’


Arcangelo Corelli Concerto Grosso in G minor, Op.6 No.8 (Christmas Concerto)
Marin Marais Chaconne for viola da gamba and continuo
Johann Sebastian Bach Italian Concerto
Nicola Porpora Aria, ‘Alto Giove’, from Polifemo
Antonio Vivaldi Largo, from Winter (‘The Four Seasons’), Op.8, No.4

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