A cross look between baroque and contemporary music, between French and English aesthetics. 50/50 brings together two contemporary creations for Baroque instruments in the same program. One by David Chalmin, inspired by Purcell's music, the other by Martyn Harry, inspired by Lully's work.
Unpublished fragments by Scarlatti, Gasparini, Carcani and Vignati found in Italian libraries, inspired by two emblematic figures of The Legend of Prince Hamlet: the romantic Veremonda and Hamlet's mother Gerilda, interpreted for the occasion by the charismatic and passionate Roberta Mamelli
The ancient myth of Medea has long fascinated artists and inspired baroque composers to pen some of their most spectacular arias: Chapentier and Händel provided two very revealing interpretations of the same legendary personality, both of which are brought to life on stage by the brilliant mezzo-soprano Lila Hajosi.