Thu 14 Nov


Les Salons en Musique

© Studio Garnier

Divertissement from the Thames to Versailles

Active since 1987 in the Baroque revival, Stradivaria is dedicated to the Grand Siècle’s composers and to a loyal interpretation of this music heritage. Directed by Daniel Cuiller, the ensemble from Nantes presents an international programme alternating music from Hume, Purcell and Baltzar to Jacquet de la Guerre and Couperin: a trip through time between the United Kingdom and France.

Henry Purcell, “If Music be the Food of Love”, Fantasia n°2
François Couperin, “Premier Concert Royal” – Prelude,
Allemande, Sarabande, Gavotte, Gigue, Minuet in Trio

Tobias Hume, Pieces for violaHark, hark”, “Lovers farewell
Thomas Baltzar, Ground “John Come Kiss Me
Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre, Sonata for violin and basso continuo
Henry Purcell, Sonata in Trio
François Couperin, “Le Parnasse ou l’Apothéose de Corelli

Daniel Cuiller, violin
Claire Létoré, violin
Jay Bernfeld, viola da gamba
Jocelyne Cuiller, harpsichord

Thu 14 November 7.30pm

£15, members £13, students £5

The concert will be introduced by Daniel Cuiller and Richard Heason, artistic director of Saint John’s Smith Square and of the London Festival of Baroque Music

As part of Les Salons en Musique, a chamber music concerts series supported by Aline Foriel-Destezet




Thu 14 Nov