Phillips Collection: Lea Desandre & Thomas Dunford
In person: SOLD OUT
Stream: $15 ($10 member)
Girolamo Frescobaldi — Se l'aura spira tutta vezzosa, F 7.15
Giovanni Girolamo Kapsberger — Toccata VI
Joan Ambrosio Dalza — Calata ala Spagnola
George Frideric Handel — "Lascia la spina" from Il trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno ("The Triumph of Time and Disillusion"), HWV 46a
Giovanni Girolamo Kapsberger — Toccata V
Claudio Monteverdi — Lettera amorosa
Giovanni Girolamo Kapsberger — Figlio Dormi
George Frideric Handel — “Ombra mai fu” (Largo) from Serse ("Xerxes"), HWV 40
Giovanni Girolamo Kapsberger — Toccata I
Tarquinio Merula — Canzonetta spirituale sopra alla nanna
Giovanni Girolamo Kapsberger — Toccata III
Tarquinio Merula — Folle è ben chi si crede
Claudio Monteverdi — Quel sguardo sdegnosetto, SV 247
Note: In-person tickets for this performances are currently sold out. However, streaming tickets are still available.
Following their outstanding performance in the 2021/22 season as members of Ensemble Jupiter, Lea Desandre and Thomas Dunford return as a duo to perform music for voice and lute. Their selections highlight Italian composers of the 16th and 17th Century, including Claudio Monteverdi, Girolamo Frescobaldi, Girolamo Kapsberger, Joan Ambrosio Dalza, and Tarquinio Merula, alongside a pair of arias by Georg Friedrich Handel.
Desandre and Dunford are in demand worldwide as soloists and collaborators and have performed at renowned venues including Carnegie Hall, Wigmore Hall, and the Kennedy Center. They have released a number of award winning albums, including Amazone, Lachrimae, and Labirinto d'Amore.
This event will be broadcast live from the Music Room on Sunday, November 5 at 4pm Eastern. All registered ticket holders will receive a link directing them to a livestream webpage where the performance can be accessed. Ticket holders will be able to watch this performance "On Demand" for 48 hours following the broadcast time.