A mystical program of Italian and English music brings us the best of Baroque imagination: Chariots of Shadows carrying the night while Angels glide in the skies, bright and fair.
Starring Sharon Rostorf and a super team of PHOENIX musicians.
The program includes arias from Haendel's operas Theodora, Agrippina and Serse, the Jephta oratorio, a dramatic cantata by Alessandro Scarlatti (Notte ch'in carro d'ombre - Night that in a chariot of shadows), a sonata by Purcell, ending with Yoni Rechter 's Tears from angels, especially arranged for us by composer Jonathan Keren.
Sharon Rostorf (soprano)
Cordelia Hagmann (baroque violin)
Tali Goldberg (baroque violin)
Marina Minkin (harpsichord)
Myrna Herzog (musical director, baroque cello)
G.F. Händel (1685- 1759)- Air “Angels ever bright and fair” from Theodora, HWV 68 (1749)
Alessandro Scarlatti (1660 – 1725) – Serenata 'Notte ch'in carro d'ombre' (Night that in the chariot of shadows), cantata for soprano, two violins and basso continuo (HanS 480)
Anonymous English 1685 – Divisions upon an Italian ground
Henry Purcell (1659-1695) – Sonata No.3 in a minor of four parts (Z 804)
Händel - Air “Ombra mai fu” ( Never was a shade) from Serse, HWV 40
Händel "Come nube che fugge dal vento" (As a cloud which flees from the wind) from Agrippina
Händel - “Waft her, angels, through the skies” from Jephtha HWV 70
Yoni Rechter – Tears of Angels (arranged by Jonathan Keren)