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33. Coffee Concert

Tears of a Lover

Tuesday 2 July 2019

11:00 am

12:00 pm

St. Brendan’s Church


Fieri Consort - Tears of a Lover

Fieri Consort is an octet of young singers specializing in the sensuous harmony and heart-wrenching poetry of the Italian Renaissance. Tears of a Lover explores the theme of love’s torments through the work of the great composer Claudio Monteverdi, and through The Turn, a reflection on Monteverdi’s famous Lamento d’Arianna by contemporary composer Benjamin Rowarth.

All works performed by Fieri Consort

Composer Work
de Rore Da le belle contrade d’oriente
Ingegneri Io non hebbi giamai, Dolorosi martir
de Wert Io mi vivea del mio languir contento
Marenzio O Fortuna volubil e leggiera
Pellavicino Cruda Amarilli
Monteverdi Lamento d’Arianna
Rowarth The Turn

St. Brendan’s Church

This beautiful old church was built in 1818, and is Church of Ireland. It was designed by Henry Edward Kendall, and is in the gothic style. It's situated in the...

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