Sunday, 8/18/2024
at 4:00 PM

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Anna Kellnhofer, Soprano
Gambenconsort Berlin:
Patrick Sepec, Tillmann Steinhöfel, Katharina Holzhey & Friederike Däublin, Viola da Gamba

Featuring works by Orlando Gibbons, Tobias Hume, Alfonso Ferrabosco, John Dowland, among others.

"What is our life?" asks Sir Walter Raleigh around 1600 in a poem set to music by his contemporary Orlando Gibbons. It begins in the mother's womb, but on which stage will this short play take place, and how will it end?

Not least under the influence of Italian composers, music thrived in England during this time.

Photo: Anna Kellnhofer, © Markus Postrach

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