Wednesday 13 March 2019 7:30PM

Die Kölner Akademie chamber ensemble; Avinoam Shalev harpsichord

JC Bach, Mozart and CPE Bach

Additional notes

Change of Artist and Programme
Owing to illness, Mahan Esfahani (harpsichord) has had to withdraw from tonight’s concert. We are very grateful to Avinoam Shalev (harpsichord) for stepping in at such short notice.


  • Die Kölner Akademie chamber ensemble
  • Avinoam Shalev harpsichord

Die Kölner Akademie, founded 11 years ago by bassist Michael Alexander Willens, have fused together the idea of Early music with ‘New music.’ Based in Cologne, Die Kölner Akademie performs music of the seventeenth century through to the twenty first centuries on period instruments with world renowned guest soloists.

The ensemble seeks to bring out the composers’ intentions by using urtext editions, historically informed performance practice, and the proper number of performers for each work.

  • Johann Christian Bach (1735-1782)
        • Symphony in D Op. 3 No. 1
        • Harpsichord Concerto No. 6 in F minor
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
        • Piano Concerto No. 1 in F K37
  • Interval
  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714-1788)
        • Symphony in E minor Wq. 178
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
        • Symphony No. 29 in A K201

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