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Contemporary: Then and Now | Musicians from Guildhall School of Music and Drama

When
Friday May 4, 2018 at 6:00 pm
Where
The Foundling Museum, London
Tickets
£5, £3 concessions and Foundling Friends
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  1. Endless pleasure, from Semele HWV 58 - George Frideric Handel
  2. Lascia ch'io pianga, from Rinaldo HWV 7 - George Frideric Handel
  3. Piangerò, la sorte mia, from Giulio Cesare HWV 17 - George Frideric Handel
  4. O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion, from Messiah HWV 56 - George Frideric Handel
  5. String Quartet No 2, 'Evolutional' - Eliot Lloyd Short
  6. Rituals, for string quartet - Maria Moraru

Delving into music during Handel’s time, musicians from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama perform a selection of works, once ground-breaking and often challenging to contemporary eighteenth-century audiences. Contrasting this is Modulus Quartet, who will perform new compositions by Maria Moraru and Eliot Lloyd Short. Every classical music ensemble has the enviable challenge of a selecting from a huge array of classical master pieces and it can be easy to forget that in their time these works of art were fresh, ground-breaking and often challenging to audiences. With these thoughts in mind, this programme presents works that were contemporary in Handel’s time, alongside contemporary compositions of today, including a premiere of a new string quartet.

Contemporary: Then and Now has been curated in association with the The Guildhall School of Music and Drama, The Foundling Museum and with the kind support of Professor Harold Short and Dr Vanessa Davies.


Venue
The Foundling Museum
40 Brunswick Square
London
London
WC1N 1AZ
England
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