Glorious Baroque – Cape Town Baroque Festival Opening Concert

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The opening concert of the 2018 CTBF brings together sopranos Lynelle Kenned and Elsabé Richter, mezzo-soprano Lusibalwethu Sesanti, special international guest Carin van Heerden (baroque oboe, recorder), as well as VOX Cape Town choir and Camerata Tinta Barocca in an exciting programme of vocal and instrumental repertoire from the high Baroque. The central work in this concert is Vivaldi’s popular Gloria RV 589. The programme will be directed from the harpsichord by CTBF artistic director Erik Dippenaar

With: Lynelle Kenned, Elsabé Richter (soprano), Lusibalwethu Sesanti (mezzo-soprano), Carin van Heerden (baroque oboe, recorder), Raphael Pouget (natural trumpet), VOX Cape Town and Camerata Tinta Barocca. Directed by Erik Dippenaar.

Programme: Vivaldi – Gloria RV589, Telemann – Recorder Concerto in F TWV51:F1, Handel – “Tornami a vagheggiar”, Purcell – Extracts from King Arthur and The Fairy Queen

Venue: St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Somerset Road, Cape Town.

Tickets: R180 (concessions R150)

Bookings at Webtickets:

Although online bookings are recommended, tickets can also be bought at the door.

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