Sunday 8 April 2018 3:00PM

O/MODERNT Soloists

Transforming Spanish Sexuality: The Chaconne


  • O/MODERNT Soloists
  • Priya Mitchell violin
  • Luciana Mancini mezzo-soprano
  • Karl Nyhlin theorbo
  • Christoph Sommer theorbo
  • Cecilia Knudsen viola da gamba
  • Nora Thiele percussion

O/Modernt recognises that magical transformations can occur when familiar things are approached from fresh angles.

This enchanting programme traces the roots of well-known chaconnes by Purcell and Bach to their likely origins in the sultry, seductive sounds of the Spanish chaconne.

    • Programme to include:
    • Original Spanish chaconnes
  • Henry Purcell (c.1659-1695)
        • Chacony in G minor Z730
      • The Fairy Queen Z629
        • Chaconne
      • King Arthur Z628
        • Chaconne
  • Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
        • Chaconne in D minor BWV1004

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