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Harry Bicket, Guest Director
Iestyn Davies, Counter-tenor
“Davies’s celebrated timbre – translucent, warm, pure…” BBC Music Magazine
O Lord Whose Mercies – from Saul
Their Land Brought Forth Frogs – from Israel in Egypt
Up the Dreaful Steep Ascending – from Jephtha
The Peasant Tastes the sweets of life – from Joseph and his Bretheren
Your Tuneful voice – from Semele
Despair no more shall wound me – from Semele
Splenda l’alba in oriente – from Cantata
Sento amor – from Partenope
Ch’io parta – from Partenope
Furibondo – from Partenope
Following a glowing reception for his concerts with Baroque Band in 2011, guest director Harry Bicket returns, accompanied by counter-tenor Iestyn Davies, who will be performing in Rinaldo at Lyric Opera.
Praised as having “one of the most glorious counter-tenor voices in the world today” by the Independent and called “superb” by the New York Times, Iestyn Davies is a rising star on the international music scene. Director Harry Bicket is world-renowned as an opera and concert conductor of distinction. He is the Artistic Director of The English Concert and an accomplished harpsichordist.