Date
Thursday, September 26, 2019 to Friday, September 27, 2019

As part of the UK-Russia Year of Music 2019, the legendary Sir John Eliot Gardiner will conduct two ensembles founded by him, the Monteverdi Choir and English Baroque Soloists, in Moscow and St Petersburg.

Sir John Eliot Gardiner is revered as one of the world’s most innovative and dynamic musicians, constantly in the vanguard of enlightened interpretation and standing as a leader in contemporary musical life. His work, as founder and artistic director of the Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists and Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique has marked him out as a key figure both in the early music revival and as a pioneer of historically informed performances.

26 September 2019, Moscow
Zaryadye Concert Hall, 19:00

Programme:
Monteverdi, Messa da capella a 4 voci
Carissimi, Oratorio: Jephte
Purcell, Anthems: Hear my Prayer, Jehova, quam multi sunt hostes
Scarlatti, Stabat Mater

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27 September 2019, St Petersburg
Great Hall of the St Petersburg Philharmonia, 20:00

Programme:
Monteverdi, Messa da capella a 4 voci
Carissimi, Oratorio: Jephte
Purcell, Anthems: Hear my Prayer, Jehova, quam multi sunt hostes
Scarlatti, Stabat Mater

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