Early Music York Early Music Festival

Florilegium



Wednesday 10 July 6.30pm
Florilegium
£30.00 (concessions £28.00 | under 35 £6.00)
Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall, University of York

Ashley Solomon director

Bojan Cičić leader
Magdalena Loth-Hill, Davina Clarke violins
Jane Rogers, Jordan Bowron, Malgorzata Ziemkiewicz violas
Jennifer Morsches, Imogen Seth-Smith, Henrik Persson cellos
Reiko Ichise viola da gamba
Ashley Solomon flute/recorder
David Blackadder trumpet
Gail Hennessy, Oonagh Lee, Elspeth Robertson oboes
Sally Holman bassoon
Ursula Monberg, David Bentley horns
Julian Perkins harpsichord

Bach: Brandenburg Concertos 6 To 1

In a strange twist of fate, the Brandenburg Concertos have come to be named after an aristocrat who didn’t particularly want them and never actually heard them. The six concertos form a master anthology, a demonstration of all the imaginable possibilities inherent in a given musical form. Each concerto calls for a different combination of soloists, every one innovative and unprecedented in its choice of instruments. Florilegium uniquely performs them in reverse of the numbered order, ending with the triumphant first concerto combining wind, strings and brass.

This is consummate music-making that reflects the players’ evident joy with this repertoire. Florilegium gives us a particularly fresh and vibrant sounding reading.’ Classic FM

florilegium.org.uk

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When & Where

Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall
Enough tickets
Wed, Jul 10
18:30

More Info

  • Event 19: Bach: Brandenburg Concertos 6 To 1

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