Friday 8 March 2019 7:30PM

The English Concert; Nadja Zwiener violin; Tuomo Suni violin; Christian Curnyn director

Handel, Purcell, Bach, Leclair and Muffat


  • The English Concert
  • Nadja Zwiener violin
  • Tuomo Suni violin
  • Christian Curnyn director

Godly machinations and Roman power struggles are the subjects of Leclair’s only opera and Purcell’s first major work for the English stage. Muffat moves his own chess pieces in his quest to unite the styles of France, Italy and Germany, while Bach offers one of his timeless masterpieces. Christian Curnyn returns to direct the orchestra with much-loved repertoire.

  • George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
        • Concerto Grosso in D Op. 6 No. 5
  • Henry Purcell (c.1659-1695)
        • Suite from Dioclesian Z627
  • Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
        • Concerto for 2 violins in D minor 'Double Concerto' BWV1043
  • Interval
  • Jean-Marie Leclair (1697-1764)
        • Suite from Scylla et Glaucus
  • Georg Muffat (1653-1704)
        • Sonata No. 5 in G for strings and continuo from Armonico tributo
  • Encore
  • Henry Purcell
      • Dioclesian Z627
        • Chaconne - two in one upon a ground

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