Music for Awhile. Alton Priors

All Saints' Church, Alton Priors, Wiltshire
6th July 2019 - 7th July 2019
Saturday 7pm. Sunday 4pm

24th Summer Festival 2019. Music for Awhile are delighted to welcome two fabulous singers, Robin Blaze and Julia Doyle, for this year’s Festival.

Saturday 6 July, 7pm
Opera and more
Purcell , Handel and J C Bach
Robin Blaze – countertenor
Glorious songs, fantasias and sonatas by Purcell including;
Music for Awhile, ‘Here the Deities Approve’ and the spectacular Three Parts on a Ground. Sonatas by Handel, the sublimely touching Ach daß ich Wassers gnug hätte by JC Bach and show-stopping arias from Handel’s opera Rodalina, ‘Dove sei’ & ‘Vivi tiranno’.

Sunday 7 July, 4pm
j s bach in the afternoon
Julia Doyle – soprano
The centrepiece for this concert is the magnificent solo cantata O Holder Tag, bwv 210, alongside solos for cello, flute and viola, trio sonatas and the exquisitely beautiful aria ‘Wir zittern und wanken’ from bwv 105, Herr, gehe nicht ins Gericht.

Music for Awhile ensemble
Francis Norbury – oboe
Emma Halnan – flute
Margaret Faultless – violin
Michael Gurevich – violin/viola
John Crockatt – viola/violin
Jonathan Manson – cello
James Johnstone – harpsichord/organ


opens on May 1st 2019
Tickets include a programme & drink

Saturday 6 July, 7pm · Purcell, Handel & JC Bach
Adults £20 
Children (under 18) £5 
Sunday 7 July, 4pm · JS Bach in the afternoon
Adults £20 
Children (under 18) £5 

The performance on 7 July is supported by The Cecil King Memorial Foundation. Proceeds will go to the church

Ed McGregor

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