This concert featured the celebrated counter-tenor James Bowman. Bowman had been one of the world’s leading counter tenors for over forty years and had over 150 recordings to his credit. James Neville also sang counter-tenor, with Elizabeth Toye and Rhiannon Llewellyn singing soprano and Phillip Lloyd Evans baritone.
The programme comprised Purcell’s Birthday Ode for Queen Mary (1694) (‘Come ye sons of art’), Handel’s Ode for the Birthday of Queen Anne and Vivaldi’s Gloria.
John Cheer played organ and Andrea Jones led the concert orchestra.
By kind permission of the Dean and Chapter of Llandaff Cathedral
Llandaff Cathedral Choral Society Saturday 28th April, 7.30pm Llandaff Cathedral
Handel Birthday Ode to Queen Anne
Purcell Come Ye Sons of Art
Conductor: Dominic Neville
Organ Continuo: John Cheer
Counter-tenor: James Bowman
Counter-tenor: James Neville
Soprano: Elisabeth Toye
Soprano: Rhiannon Llewellyn
Baritone: Philip Lloyd Evans