Purcell & Shakespeare

PURCELL & SHAKESPEARE

Purcell & Shakespeare

Monica Huggett, Director

World-renowned Baroque soprano Suzie LeBlanc joins Monica to stir up a Shakespearean storm performing 17th-century songs and airs inspired by Shakespeare’s plays. Original songs from Shakespeare’s time join music from the 1674 revival of The Tempest, and selections from Henry Purcell’s 1692 masque The Fairy-Queen (based on Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream).

  • H. Purcell: Suite from The Fairy Queen masque
  • M. Locke: Selections from the 1674 revival of The Tempest, and Othello
  • P. Humphrey, P. Reggio, J. Bannister: Selections


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