Music fit for royalty: Charpentier’s majestic Te Deum was written in honour of the Sun King, Louis XIV, and its grandeur and elegance reflect the magnificence of his palace at Versailles. Across the Channel, written just one year later, Purcell’s Come, Ye Sons of Art celebrates the birthday of Queen Mary with music of sheer delight
Charpentier Te Deum Charpentier Magnificat Purcell Come, Ye Sons of Art Purcell Welcome Glorious Morn
Sung in French and English with English surtitles
Melbourne Recital Centre | Fri 11 Sept 7pm
City Recital Hall Sydney | Sat 12 Sept 5pm | Sun 13 Sept 5pm
This performance will run for approximately 2 hours including an interval.