Saturday 11 June 2011 at 7.30 pm
Holy Trinity Church, Long Melford
Sena Larard soprano
Karina Lucas mezzo-soprano
David Sheppard countertenor
Patrick Mundy tenor
James Gower bass
Bury Bach Choir
Suffolk Baroque Players
Philip Reed conductor
Enter the world of King Arthur in this exuberant portrayal of events long ago. Purcell’s
dramatic opera, with libretto by John Dryden, contains some of the composer’s most lyrical
and evocative music, including the famous Frost Chorus and the patriotic song Fairest Isle.
The action is pure adventure. It revolves around Arthur’s endeavours to recover his fiancée,
the blind Cornish princess Emmeline, who has been abducted by his arch-enemy the Saxon
King Oswald of Kent. Does he succeed in rescuing her? Come and enjoy this spine
tingling performance… and discover the answer.
There will be one interval, without refreshments – performance ends 9.20pm
Tickets £16 from Theatre Royal Box Office 01284 769505 or the Theatre Royal website.