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To be or not to be

Le Poème Harmonique - Shakespeare, Purcell

To be or not to beTo be or not to be © JB. Millot
To be or not to beTo be or not to be © JB. Millot
To be or not to beTo be or not to be © JB. Millot
To be or not to beTo be or not to be © JB. Millot
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Saturday, 30 September 2017 — 8:30pm
Salle des concerts - Cité de la musique

Program

  • To be or not to be
  • Un spectacle écrit par Ivan Alexandre
  • Henry Purcell
    If the music be the food of love Z.379c
    What a sad fate
    To bee or not to bee (Cesare Morelli)
    Chaconne en sol mineur
    Fairest Isle (King Arthur, or The British Worthy, Z.628)
    Dido and Aeneas (extraits)
    What power art thou?
    A New Ground en mi mineur, Z.T.682 d'après "Here The Deities Approve"
    One charming night (The Fairy Queen, Z.629)
    Slow Aire
    They tell us that you mighty powers above - extrait de the Indian Queen
    Your hay it is mow'd
    Ouverure (Jeremiah Clarke)
    La Grande Danse
  • William Shakespeare
    La Nuit des rois
    Hamlet
    Richard II
    Macbeth
    Le Songe d'une nuit d'été
    La Tempête

Distribution

  • Le Poème Harmonique
  • Vincent Dumestre
  • Vincent Huguet
  • Bertrand Couderc
  • Clémence Pernoud
  • Nicholas Tamagna
  • Geoffrey Carey
Shakespeare and Purcell: the first is to English literature what the second is to English music—that is to say, its emblematic figure. Conductor Vincent Dumestre and director Vincent Huguet bring the pair together on a single stage.