Fri, 17 May | Manchester Cathedral

Michael Haydn Orchestra: Revealing The Forgotten Beauty

Come and join us for our first concert dedicated to the memory of the legendary singer, actress and composer Maria Malibran wife of the violin virtuoso Charles de Beriot. Listen to a Violino piccolo by Antonio Stradivari played by our leader Austrian violinist Magdalena Riedl.
Registration is Closed

Time & Location

17 May 2019, 19:30
Manchester Cathedral, Victoria St, Manchester M3 1SX, UK

About the Event

Programme (2hrs with intermission)

Maria Malibran: Three songs for soprano: (8 min.)

- Le Moribond (‘Death’)

- La Retoure de la Tyrolienne.

- ‘Away o’er the blue waves of the Ocean’

Soprano: Alexandra Lowe Harp: Philippa Smith

Michael Haydn: ‘Concertino per il Corno’ in D Major MH 134 (16 min.)

(solo horn, strings, 2 horns, 2 oboes, 1 bassoon, cembalo)

French Horn Soloist: Ben Goldscheider Conductor: Marco Bellasi

J.S. Bach: Brandenburg Concerto no. 1 in F Major BWV 1046 (18 min.)

(violin piccolo, strings, 2 horns, 3 oboes, 1 bassoon, cembalo)

Conductor: Marco Bellasi

Interval

Gioacchino Rossini with ornaments by Maria Malibran, Aria from the opera Otello: ‘Assisa a Pié d’un Salice’ (Willow Song)

(8 min.)

(soprano, harp, strings, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 2 horns, 2 trumpets)

Soprano: Alexandra Lowe Harp: Philippa Smith Conductor: Marco Bellasi

F. Mendelssohn: “Infelice” – Concert Aria for Soprano, Violin Concertante and Orchestra,

unpublished first version from 1834 dedicated to Maria Malibran and Charles De Bériot

(12 min.)

(soprano, violin concertante, strings, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 2 horns, 2 trumpets, timpani)

Soprano: Alexandra Lowe Violino Concertante: Sophie Rosa Conductor: Marco Bellasi

F. Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in E Minor, op. 64

(30 min.)

(violin solo, strings, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 2 horns, 2 trumpets, timpani)

Soloist: Sophie Rosa Conductor: Marco Bellasi

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  • VIP Pass
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