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Purcell Fantasias and Dances: Les Voix Humaines (Montreal)

Sat. January 16th - Sat. January 16th Alix Goolden Performance Hall (All Ages)
8pm - 10pm doors at 6:45pm
$8-$30 On sale now

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Music: Classical
Purcell’s 16 Fantasias are the perfect example of melding of old and new. The exquisitely- balanced sound of consorted strings is peppered with virtuosic Italianate passages, operatic recitativo sections, and French dances designed to please all ears! This programme intersperses the Fantasias with dance movements from Purcell’s opera The Fairy Queen and concludes with an instrumental version of Dido’s Lament.

“fully-digested and thoughtful, technically very accomplished interpretations.” ClassicalNet

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