Repast explores the eighteenth-century revival of Shakespeare at the Drury Lane theater in London. Featuring music taken from Drury Lane productions to modernize and popularize Shakespeare for London audiences, this program explores the role of drama and theatricality in English Baroque music.
Composers include Thomas Arne, Charles Dibdin, and John Christopher Smith.
Performers (on period instruments):
Rufus Muller, tenor
Amelia Roosevelt & Theresa Salomon, violins
Sarah Stone, cello
Stephanie Corwin, bassoon
Adam Cockerham, lute
Gabe Shuford, harpsichord