Classical music

Telemann: The Forgotten Genius of the High Baroque

Part of Classical Season 2017/18

Hear Telemann’s greatest chamber works, the Paris Quartets, juxtaposed with Bach’s trio sonatas in this concert.

Acknowledged to be one of the greatest voices of the baroque period, Telemann’s masterpieces are often neglected in comparison to those of Bach and Handel. Yet Telemann was, if anything, more forward-looking than either of them. Experience his work for yourself in this performance of the Paris Quartets juxtaposed with Bach's trio sonatas.

Performers

The Feinstein Ensemble
Martin Feinstein flute
Miki Takahashi violin
Christopher Suckling cello, viola da gamba
Robin Bigwood harpsichord

Repertoire

JS Bach: Trio Sonata in E minor (after Sonata in D minor for organ, BWV.527)
Telemann: Trio Sonata in B minor for flute, viola da gamba & continuo, TWV.42:h4; Quartet in A for flute, violin, viola da gamba & continuo, `Paris Quartet No.3'
Interval
JS Bach: Trio Sonata in G (after Sonata in E flat for organ, BWV.525)
Telemann: Cello Sonata in D, TWV.41:D6; Quartet in E minor for flute, violin, viola da gamba & continuo, `Paris Quartet No.12'

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where

Purcell Room

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