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Friday
13
APR

Free Event - La Galanía - Soprano, Theorbo and Guitar Concert

20:00
21:30

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FREE ticket registration: https://tinyurl.com/ybj4pn9s

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Raquel Andueza - soprano
Jesús Fernández Baena - theorbo
Pierre Pitzl - baroque guitar

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SPANISH AND ITALIAN LOVE BALLADS

Since the beginning of human civilization, the subject of love has long been the muse of countless creations in humanity. Formed by renowned soprano Raquel Andueza and theorbo player Jesús Fernández Baena, the award-winning ensemble La Galanía will join hands with guitarist Pierre Pitzl to perform a selection of Spanish and Italian love ballads from the 17th century. As music rejoices about love and laments the madness of love, the rhythmic poetry is juxtaposed with bittersweet melodies – all authentically revived with the early music spirit through the crystal-like purity in Raquel's singing!


PROGRAMME

Part I. - Love hurts (in Spanish)

Yo soy la locura - Henry Du Bailly
La Ausençia - Anonymous
Tres niñas me dan enojos - Anonymous
Folías - Gaspar Sanz
Vuestra belleza Señora - Anonymous
Vuestros ojos tienen d’amor - Anonymous
Canarios - Gaspar Sanz
Jácara de la Trena - Álvaro Torrente / Francisco De Quevedo

Part II. - Love hurts (in Italian)

Perché se m'odiavi - Claudio Monteverdi
Viver in questo stato - Anonymous
Toccata arpeggiata - G. H. Kapsberger
Bella mia - Anonymous
Oblivion soave - Claudio Monteverdi
Capona - F. Valdambrini
Si dolce è'l tormento - Claudio Monteverdi
Cruda signora - Anonymous


Performance suitable for people age 6+ / Approximately 1 hour without intermission / Guests are advised to arrive punctually; no latecomers will be admitted until a suitable break in the programme / Programmes and artists are subject to change.


Organized by: HKU Cultural Management Office
In collaboration with: Consulate General of Spain / HKU Department of Music / Endowment Funds for Music & Fine Arts / Italian Cultural Institute