King Arthur

This time performing Baroque opera on the theorbo:

Baroque Opera - King Arthur - Purcell (6.00pm)

13 & 14 May 2011


Sung in English, King Arthur (1691) is a semi-opera by Henry Purcell, to a libretto by John Dryden. The tale centres on King Arthur's endeavours to recover his abducted fiancée, amidst the battles between the Britons and the Saxons.

With the Early Music Ensemble
Neal Peres Da Costa conductor
Brendan Carmody director