Nirvana

 

© palmer projekt

Performers

Christopher Ainslie . countertenor
Hugo Ticciati . concertmaster direction
Stuttgarter Kammerorchester

Program

Henry Purcell › Overture in G Minor Z. 772

Nirvana › „Something in the way“ (instrumental)

Henry Purcell › „O solitude, my sweetest choice“ Z. 406 for countertenor and Chaconne in G Minor Z. 730

Nirvana › „Smells like teen spirit“ (instrumental)

Henry Purcell › „Hear my prayer, O Lord“ Z. 15

Nirvana › „Come as you are“ (instrumental)

Henry Purcell › „Dido‘s Lament: When I am laid in earth“ (from „Dido and Aeneas“) for countertenor

Henry Purcell › „The Cold Song“ (from „King Arthur“) for countertenor

Nirvana › „Lithium“ (arr. Klemens Bittmann)

Instrumentation

17 strings + harpsichord + soloist

We continue our BaRock series by fusing Kurt Cobain‘s grunge metal punk rock and Henry Purcell‘s baroque in a musical nirvana. Why? Because both transform loneliness and melancholy into the greatest sensuality of sound. To die for ...

Date

We offer this programme on request.

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