The Remarkably Talented Mr Weaver Presents...

The Remarkably Talented Mr Weaver Presents...

Director and list of musicians / singers

Valletta Baroque Festival

Act 1 The Loves of Mars & Venus

The action takes place on the stage of the Drury Lane Theatre, early in 1717.


1. Overture, Fate of Troy — Finger

2. March, Love’s Stratagem — Paisible

3. Trumpet Air 1, Falstaff — Paisible

4. Entrée Grave, Canarie 1 & 2, Bellerophon — Lully

5. Round O, The Fate of Troy — Finger

6. Chacone, Rinaldo & Armida — Eccles

7. Round-O, Courtship-a-la-Mode — Croft

8. 2nd Air, Courtship-a-la-Mode

9. 3rd Act Tune, The Island Princess — Clarke

10. Jigg, Love’s at a Loss — Finger

11. Trumpet Air 2, Falstaff — Paisible

12. Air, She Would and She Would Not — Paisible

13. Bore, Minuet, Love’s Stratagem — Paisible

14. Gavotte, Roland — Lully

15. Passepied, Love’s Stratagem — Paisible

16. 2nd Musicke, The Island Princess — Clarke

17. Jigg, Fate of Troy — Finger

18. Aire, Love’s at a Loss — Finger

19. Jigg, Love’s at a Loss

20. Sarabande, She Would and She Would Not — Paisible

21. 2nd Air, Mad Lover — Eccles

22. March, Falstaff — Paisible

23. Jigg, Mad Lover — Eccles

24. Aire, Mad Lover

25. ‘Pursue Thy Conquest Love’, Dido & Aeneas — Purcell


‘Venus running into Mars’s Arms’ set by John Eccles


Jeremiah Clarke (c1674-1707), William Croft (1678-1727), John Eccles (1668-1735), Godfrey Finger (c1660-1730), Jean-Baptiste Lully (1632-1687), Jacques Paisible (c1656-1721), Henry Purcell (1659-95)


Interval


Act 2 The Loves of Pygmalion

The action takes place on the stage of the Drury Lane Theatre, some years later.


1. The Glittering Sun, The Morning — Arne

2. Jig — anon

3. Aimable Vainquer, Hesione — Campra

4. Overture, Pigmalion — Rameau/Mulgan

5. March (Lilliburlero) — Purcell

6. Entrée des Divinités Infernales, Persée — Lully

7. Gavotte, Pigmalion — Rameau/Mulgan

8. Contredanse, Les Boréades — Rameau/Gordon

9. Entrée Espagnole, Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme — Lully

10. Lent, Pigmalion— Rameau

11. Entrée d’Abaris, Les Boréades — Rameau/Gordon

12. Entrée Espagnole, Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme — Lully 

13. Les Tendres Plaintes, Suite in D Major for harpsichord — Rameau

14. Très Lent, Castor & Pollux — Rameau

15. Youth’s the Season, The Beggars Opera — anon

16. Sarabande, Pigmalion — Rameau/Mulgan

17. Loure, Zoroastre — Rameau

18. Chaconne d’Arlequin, Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme — Lully

19. Finale, Platée — Rameau

20. Fatal Amour, Pigmalion Rameau/Mulgan

21. Lent, Pigmalion — Rameau

22. Tambourin, Pigmalion — Rameau/Mulgan

23. Les Sauvages, Les Indes Galantes — Rameau/Gordon

24. Contredanse, Pigmalion — Rameau


Thomas Arne (1710-1778), André Campra (1660-1744), David Gordon (1966-), Jean-Baptiste Lully (1632-1687), Lucy Mulgan (1971-), Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683-1764), Henry Purcell (1659-95)


The Beggar’s Opera 1728



Programme devised and created by Stephen Wyatt & Evelyn Nallen


Stephen Wyatt — Playwright

Evelyn Nallen — Musical Director

Jenny Miller & Alan Privett — Directors

Chris de Wilde — Costume Designer


Pete Ashmore — John Weaver/ Vulcan/Mr Worldy

Chiara Vinci — Hester Santlow/Venus/ Galatea

Artur Zakirov— Monsieur Dupré/Mars/Pygmalion


Evelyn Nallen — recorder 

David Gordon — harpsichord

Lucy Mulgan — double bass

Derek Scurll — percussion

Terms & Conditions
15 January 2023
Location
Teatru Manoel, Valletta
Time
6pm
Interval
NA
Duration
2hrs
Price
€10 - €50
Audience Level
TBC
Other Dates
NA

Valletta Baroque Festival

The Remarkably Talented Mr Weaver Presents...