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Wigmore Hall

36 Wigmore St
London, W1H 0BP United Kingdom
+44 2079352141

February 2022

The Trials of Love

February 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wigmore Hall, 36 Wigmore St
London, W1H 0BP United Kingdom
£16 – £50

Two tales of love — both tragedies in their own ways — are brought together in this coupling of baroque cantatas. From a woman so lovestruck that she can only find solace in nature, as in Bella madre de’ fiori, to the tragic tale of Daphne, who tries and fails to resist Apollo’s advances and is transformed into a laurel tree, her branches watered forever by his tears. These extraordinary tales of passion and penitence are rendered by Handel and…

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