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Baroque Day: Event 1
Baroque Day: Event 1

Saturday 4 May
Baroque Day: On Form
Day Tickets: £34.00 (concessions £28.00 | students £6.00)

Event 1 12.30pm
Compagnia d’Istrumenti
£15.00 (concessions £13.00 | students £3.00)

‘The Bread of Life’: the Baroque Sonata

JS Bach Sonata for violin and harpsichord in A BWV 1015
Corelli Trio Sonata in B flat op. 3 no. 3
Purcell Sonata in 4 parts in D minor
Handel Trio Sonata in F op. 5 no. 6

Roger North described the arrival of Corelli’s music in England as being ‘like the bread of life’ for musicians. This programme explores the Baroque sonata, including solo and trio sonatas by Bach, Handel, Purcell and the great master who formalised the genre, Corelli.

Event 2 3.00pm
£10.00 (concessions 8.00 | students £3.00)

Jennifer Cohen flute
Peter Seymour harpsichord

Sonatas and fantasias for flute and harpsichord by JS Bach, CPE Bach and Telemann.

Event 3 7.00pm
University of York Baroque Ensemble
£16.00 (concessions £14.00 | students £3.00)

Concerto: agreeing to disagree
Programme to include:
JS Bach Concerto for two violins in D minor BWV 1043
Bach Brandenburg Concerto no. 3 BWV 1048
Handel Concerto Grosso in G op. 6 no. 1

The Baroque Concerto took various forms, from concerted works to those that pit a soloist or group of soloists against an orchestral ripieno group. Here we celebrate some of the masters of Baroque Concerto forms, from Vivaldi to Bach and Handel.

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