Happy Hour Chamber Concerts: British Isles


Friday, September 23
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM


Epiphany Lutheran Church, 790 S Corona St, 80209

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“Several Friends – Sarah Biber, Linda Lunbeck, and Elena Mathys – perform Henry Purcell’s famous aria, ‘Fairest Isle,’ written for the semi-opera King Arthur, which recounts the battles between the Britons and the Saxons. The song is a celebration of the Britons, their homeland, and their victory over the Saxons, beginning, ‘Fairest Isle, all isles excelling….’ In this program, Several Friends celebrates composers of Baroque England: Matthew Locke, Thomas Lupo, Henry Purcell, Andrew Parcham, Tobias Hume, and G.F. Händel, spanning the Elizabethan era through the tumult and splendor of the Restoration.”

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