Gloria! On a February evening, who wouldn’t love a blast of the sunlight, the splendour and the sheer sonic majesty of Vivaldi’s best-loved sacred masterpiece? Harry Christophers and The Sixteen play Vivaldi with unparalleled verve; first, though, enjoy the grandeur, pageantry and spiritual power of rediscovered masterpieces – both sacred and profane – by George Frederic Handel and Johann Sebastian Bach.
This event is due to finish at approximately 9.15pm and will have a 20 minute interval.
Vivaldi Sinfonia from ‘La Dorilla’ RV.709
Bach Mass in G major BWV.236
Handel Overture from ‘Esther’ (1st version)
Handel The Lord our enemy has slain, from ‘Esther’
Vivaldi Gloria in D major RV.589