Thursday 19 April 2018 7:30PM

The English Concert; Harry Bicket; Nadja Zwiener

A European Grand Tour


  • The English Concert
  • Harry Bicket director, harpsichord
  • Nadja Zwiener violin

Three centuries ago Britain’s young aristocrats took the equivalent of today’s gap year, setting out on a Grand Tour of Europe. The English Concert travels to the great musical centres of London, Versailles, Dresden and Venice, essential destinations on the grand tourist trail.

    • London
  • Thomas Arne (1710-1778)
        • Overture to The Judgement of Paris
    • Versailles
  • Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683-1764)
      • Les fêtes de l'Hymen et de l'Amour, ou Les dieux d'Egypte
        • Suite
  • Interval
    • Venice
  • Giuseppe Tartini (1692-1770)
        • Violin Concerto in B minor 'Lascia ch'io dica addio' D125
    • Dresden
  • Jan Dismas Zelenka (1679-1745)
        • Simphonie a8 ZWV189

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