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Händel Anthems! - a World Heritage Class Concert – Ensemble from The Drottningholm Theatre Orchestra (dir: Francesco Corti)

Photo: Markus Gårder

Saturday 4 November 2023 16:00 - 18:00 Musikaliska
Drottningholms Slottsteater - Sweden's gem on the UNESCO World Heritage List - right in the city centre! A long-awaited collaboration becomes a reality when EARLY MUSIC SWEDEN presents this outstanding guest performance with international vocal soloists and the theatre's orchestra conducted by Francesco Corti, one of Europe's foremost baroque conductors. Enjoy George Frideric Handel's gloriously majestic Chandos Anthems in a masterful setting. A musical experience you will never forget!  



Georg Friedrich Händel: Chandos Anthems

O sing unto the lord (HWV 249b)

As pants the hart (HWV 251b)


From Esther (HWV50a)

- Ouverture (Andante-Larghetto-Allegro)

- Recit "I’ll hear no more"

- Aria "Pluck root and branch"

- Aria "Tears assist me"

- Duet "Who calls my parting soul"

- Accompagnato "Turn not, o queen, thy face"

- Recit "Guards, seize the traitor"

- Aria "How art thou fall’n from thy height"

I will magnify thee (HWV 250a)




Emanuelle de Negri, soprano

Martin Vanberg, tenor

Lisandro Abadie, bass


Ensemble from The Drottningholm Theatre Orchestra

Francesco Corti: dirigent och cembalo 

Elin Gabrielsson, concertmaster, violin I

Lars Warnstad, violin I

Anders Åkered, violin I

Rebecka Karlsson, violin II

Juliana Shapiro, violin II

Catalina Langborn, violin II

Daniel Holst, violoncello

Mattias Frostenson, contrabas

Rodrigo Gutiérrez, oboe

Marije van der Ende, basson

Gabriel Smallwood, organ