Concert : Purcell, A Celebration !

Location : Château de Versailles
  • Purcell : a celebration !


Around the poignant tribute to Henry Purcell by his teacher and faithful friend John Blow, a splendid programme of duets and solo arias from works by Purcell and his contemporaries performed by two famous counter-tenors, Iestyn Davies and James Hall.
Program :

Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
A Celebration !

Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
Hark how the songsters
In vain the am'rous flute
O solitude, my sweetest choice
Sing, sing ye druids
Chaconne extrait de Dioclesian
Since the toils and the hazards
Since from my dear Astrea's sight
No, resistance is but vain
Sound the trumpet

John Blow (1649-1708)
Ah heav'n, what is't I hear?
An Ode on the death of Mr Henry Purcell

Pelham Humfrey (1647-1674)
Lord, I have sinned
A hymn to God the Father
General information
  • Cultural and artistic :
    • Concert
  • Music :
    • Classical music
    • Lyrical arts


Category 3 : 25€ to 30€
Category 2 : 42€ to 50€
Category 1 : 58€ to 70€
Prestige Category : 95€ to 110€
Prestige VIP Category: 130€

Prestige Category : Excellent seats with complimentary glass of champagne and programme.

Prestige VIP Category: Best seats in house with complimentary glass of champagne and programme.

Reduced rate applicable to under 26s, and Chateau de Versailles Spectacles card holders.
Château de Versailles Spectacles
Château de Versailles
Concert : Purcell, A Celebration !
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  • Spoken language(s) :
    • French