Purcell & Charpentier

Pinchgut Opera presents

Purcell & Charpentier

City Recital Hall, Angel Place


Due to the lasting impacts of COVID-19, we regret to announce the postponement of our performances of Purcell & Charpentier. If you currently hold tickets, you will receive an e-mail with options for those tickets shortly.

For more information or if you have any questions, please contact Pinchgut Opera on 02 9318 8344.

View the full statement regarding this postponement here.

"Arise, my muse, and to thy tuneful lyre compose a mighty ode whose charming nature may inspire the bosom of some listening God"

Music fit for royalty: Charpentier’s majestic Te Deum (famed as the opening music for the Eurovision Song Contest) 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.


PURCELL Come, Ye Sons of Art
PURCELL Welcome Glorious Morn

Conductor Erin Helyard
  Myriam Arbouz
  Anna Dowsley
  Nicholas Scott
  David Greco

Andrew O'Connor

Orchestra of the Antipodes

Running time: approximately 2 hours, including one interval.

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