Period-instrument ensemble Istante present a colourful programme of chamber works and suites by Italian composers who migrated northwards, towards Austria, France and England, bringing with them the musical taste and instrumental techniques of their homeland. Handel features as a central figure who absorbed the Italian style during his youth and championed it abroad to great acclaim.
It will be a very nice concert at St Stephen’s Church on the 8th of June!
I’m very much looking forward to my first viol recital with Jon Rees. We will tune all our seven strings to perform some delightful music by Marais, Couperin and Schenck.
Lunchtime Recital at Heath Street Baptist Church
May 17, 2016 – 1pm
Venue: Heath Street Baptist Church, Hampstead
Marin Marais Suite in A major from Pièces de Viol Book III & V
Johann Schenck Sonata III from L’Echo du Danube
Francois Couperin Douzième Concert from Les goûts-réunis
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