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Countertenor Fireworks

Sunday, November 6, 2022 2:30 pm
Monday, November 7, 2022 7:30 pm

22/23

Inspirations

Artists

Geoffrey McDonald conductor

Aryeh Nussbaum Cohen countertenor

Program

Williams Beautiful Death

Vivaldi Sinfonia from L’Olimpiade

Vivaldi Arias from Bajazet

Handel Arias and Music from Saul, Tolomeo, and Agrippina

Nebra “Tempestad grande” from Vendado amor es, no ciego

We explore the range and virtuosity of the Baroque countertenor through favorite works of Handel, Vivaldi, and Spanish Baroque composer
Jose de Nebra. We also hear Evan Williams’ “Beautiful Death” inspired by self-immolation for the sake of lost love.

Venue

Perelman Theater
The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts
300 S Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19102

Duration