Wednesday 6 March 2019 7:30PM

Florilegium; Ashley Solomon director

Music at the Court of Frederick the Great


  • Florilegium
  • Ashley Solomon director

Florilegium present some remarkable works by composers who were in the employ of Frederick the Great of Prussia in the 18th century. They open with Bach’s three-part Ricercar, inspired by a theme composed by King Frederick. Florilegium’s new recording of this programme will be released at this concert.

  • Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
        • Ricercar a3 from The Musical Offering BWV1079
  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714-1788)
        • Duet for flute and violin Wq. 140
  • Carl Heinrich Graun (c.1703-1759)
        • Cello Sonata in C
  • Johann Joachim Quantz (1697-1773)
        • Trio Sonata in E minor QV2:20
  • Interval
  • Johann Gottfried Müthel (1728-1788)
        • Flute Sonata in D
  • Johann Friedrich Fasch (1688-1758)
        • Andantino and 7 Variations for solo harpsichord
  • Franz Benda (1709-1786)
        • Violin Sonata in E L3.50
  • Johann Gottlieb Graun
        • Quintet in A minor

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