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Henry Purcell Society of Boston: King Arthur

  • Grace Cathedral 14 Boltwood Avenue Amherst, MA, 01002 United States (map)

In what has been called “a 17th century ‘Game of Thrones’ ” by Leed’s scholar Stephen Basdeo, Henry Purcell’s sumptuous Baroque musical masque accompanying John Dryden’s fantasy tale of enchantment, war, and liberation is celebrated still as one of the triumphs of English Restoration art and culture.

Role: Featured soloist and ensemble