Dunedin Consort: A Lover’s Discourse


01 Jun 2022

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Nicholas Mulroy director & tenor
Pippa Murphy composer
Arms & Legs film

In love, as in music, we find ourselves in a multitude of hazy, transcendental states, neither here nor there. ‘We are enchanted, bewitched: we are in the realm of sleep, without sleeping; we are within the voluptuous infantilism of sleepiness: this is the moment for telling stories.’ So says Roland Barthes in his sweeping and ecstatic examination of human love,  A Lover’s Discourse. Join us for a unique and transformative experience, as we pair Barthes’ vivid recitations with madrigals by Monteverdi, Gesualdo and Marenzio, a specially commissioned film by Arms & Legs, and Pippa Murphy’s evocative new score.

Programme to include
Roland Barthes Excerpts from A Lover’s Discourse
Claudio Monteverdi Rimanti in pace, Anima mia perdona, Ah, dolente partita
Carlo Gesualdo Ardita zanzaretta, Ardo per te, mio bene
Luca Marenzio Tirsi morir volea, Dolorosi martir
Pippa Murphy New commission

Dates & Times

Wednesday 1st June

Begins: 20:00


Full Price Student Unwaged Under 30
Price Band A £20.00 £5.00 £5.00 £5.00
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