Ludlow Arts: Classical

Seven Queens
Queen of Sheba - Poynter

Wednesday 11 June 2022


Ludlow Assembly Rooms

Gemma King: soprano
Solomon Hayes: countertenor
James Botcher: tenor
Samuel Oram: baritone
John Bowen: continuo
Ludlow Camerata
Ludlow Choral Society
Anne Tupling: leader
Nicola Starkie: conductor

Handel: The arrival of the Queen of Sheba (Solomon)
Anon: Rejoice in the Lord, alway
Byrd: O Lord, make thy servant Elizabeth
Purcell: Music from The Indian Queen including
– We come to sing great Zempoalla's story
– We the spirits of the air
Purcell: Music from Funeral Music for Queen Mary
– Man that is born of a woman
– Thou knowest, Lord, the secrets of our hearts
Byrd: I will not leave you comfortless
Handel: My heart is inditing
Purcell: Music from The Fairy Queen
– Now join your warbling voices
– Sing while we trip it
– Hail! Great parent of us all
Purcell: Birthday ode for Queen Mary
– Come ye sons of art.

This programme is a collection of music associated with queens, real or fictional, written by English Renaissance and Baroque composers. It celebrates the present Queen's platinum jubilee and includes works performed at her coronation. The concert will be accompanied by a small orchestra led by Anne Tupling and includes some instrumental items.

Tickets from Ludlow Assembly Rooms box office HERE

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