Elin Manahan Thomas soprano
Alastair Ross harpsichord

Barbara Strozzi
Amor dormiglione
Chiamata a nuovi amori
L’Eraclito amoroso
Claudio Monteverdi
Lettera amorosa
Giacomo Carissimi
Apritevi inferno
Barbara Strozzi
La Vendetta
Giacomo Carissimi
Ferma, Lascia ch’io parli
Girolamo Frescobaldi
Barbara Strozzi
Lagrime mie
Claudio Monteverdi
Si dolce e’l tormento
Ohime ch’io cado

To celebrate the 400th anniversary of the birth of the extraordinary musician Barbara Strozzi, internationally renowned soprano Elin Manahan Thomas joins forces with acclaimed harpsichordist Alastair Ross for this captivating musical exploration of Strozzi’s life and work, along with those of two of Strozzi’s contemporaries, Claudio Monteverdi and Giacomo Carissimi. Manahan Thomas is internationally recognised for her ravishing tone and her mastery of the full range of music across the classical canon. She is perhaps best known for singing at the 2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony and the bridal entrance of the Duchess of Sussex.

Kindly supported by Diana Woolley

Liberal Democrat Pittville Ward Councillor Dennis Parsons has issued a trial closure of West Approach Drive gates at Pittville Pump Room from Monday 1 July to Sunday 14 July. We ask if you’re travelling by car to the venue please take Albert Road and use the East Approach Drive gate instead of the West Approach Drive gate as this will be closed.


Pittville Pump Room

Pittville Pump Room is an elegant Grade 1 listed Regency building and perhaps the most famous example of Regency architecture in Cheltenham. Standing in regal splendour at one end of Pittville Park, the Pump Room is a monument to more than 100 years of fame that Cheltenham enjoyed as a Spa town.

The Festival’s morning recitals at the Pump Room are its continuing glory

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