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Music for the English Theater by Henry Purcell, on Dec.7th


pequot library friends of music presents music for the english theater by henry purcell

Southport, CT – The Friends of Music at Pequot Library present Music for the English Theater by Henry Purcell, on Friday, December 7, 2012, 7:30pm.

Eugene Sirotkine returns for Pequot Library’s third concert, this time as conductor of a choral and instrumental ensemble with outstanding soloists to present a program of music written for the English theatre.  The music is by Henry Purcell, the most important of all English composers, and lyrics by his contemporaries including Dryden, Blow, Tate and D’Urfey.  This will be a magical concert of delightful music, sometimes saucy, sometimes deeply emotional, always beautiful.

The Program will include selections from:

    King Arthur, Dido and Aeneas, The Fairy Queen, Amphitryon, Oedipus, and others...

The Musicians include soloists, instrumental ensemble & chamber chorus conducted by Eugene Sirotkine.
The concert will be followed by a reception, a chance to visit with your friends and neighbors and to meet the musicians. Tickets available online now - purchase yours today! Ticket Price: $30 each. Discount of $5 per ticket available for Pequot Library Association (PLA) members at the Advocate ($100) level and above. Join today and save!
Pequot Library is a small, unique community library. Please visit www.pequotlibrary.org
to learn more and to support the Library. For information: 203-259-0346 ext. 15. Follow Pequot Library on Facebook.

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