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Tabea Debus and Olwen Foulkes recorders

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Benedict Williams harpsichord

Dazzling young virtuosi Flauti d’echo explore the range of national styles that were popular in London both before and after the Restoration of the Monarchy. Beginning with the music of intrepid early English opera composers, the concert will include French-influenced music from the court of Charles II, as well as the Italianate style of the musicians who played in Handel’s London operas. Includes music by Purcell, Blow, Handel, and Paisible.


Prom Ticket/SP (on door only) £5

Programme  
John Blow 1649–1708   from Venus and Adonis (1683):
Act Tune (Act I) – Cupid’s Entry – Saraband for the Graces – Dance of Cupids
Henry Purcell 1659–1695   from The Fairy Queen:
Hornpipe – Rondeau – Chaconne
Giovanni Battista Draghi c.1640–1708   Trio Sonata in G minor
Adagio – Canzona – Adagio – Minuet – Vivace/Adagio
George Frideric Handel 1685–1759
arr. Olwen Foulkes (2016)
  Sonata for a Musical Clock HWV 578
Handel
arr. Olwen Foulkes (2016)
  Trio Sonata Op. 2 No. 3 HWV 388
Andante – Allegro – Larghetto – Allegro
Jacques Paisible1656–1721   Sonata II in F major
Largo – Adagio – Presto – Adagio – Presto from Six Sonatas for Two Flutes Op. 1 (London, 1702)
Francesco Geminiani 1687–1762
after Arcangelo Corelli Op. 5 No. 12 arr. Flauti d’echo (2018)
  Variations on ‘La Follia’

Flauti d'echo at BREMF Live! Clubnight in 2017