Oct
8
4:00pm 4:00pm

Telemann's late solo cantata - Sligo Baroque Orchestra

Francesca Placanica, soprano
Sligo Baroque Orchestra (leader Nicola Cleary)

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Telemann's Swan Song ?  secular solo cantata Ino

GP Telemann: Concerto in B flat for two flutes, oboe, violin, strings and continuo TWV 54: B1
(1681 - 1767)     Largo; Allegro; Dolce; Allegro

Ino: cantata for soprano solo to a text by Carl Wilhelm Ramler based on Ovid's Metamorphoses. A masterpiece by an eighty four year old composer.

Sligo Baroque Orchestra are:

Nicola Cleary (leader)
Steve Wickham, Marie O'Byrne, Ellen Walsh, Jessie Whitehead, Natascha Dietz, Katharina Dietz, Kelly Carver, (violins)
Anna Houston, (cello)
Lorraine Howley, David Watters, (flutes)
John Flanagan, (oboe)
Milo Cummins, (bassoon)
Lucie O'Hara, (recorder) 
Rod Alston (harpsichord)

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Oct
7
8:00pm 8:00pm

Baroque Dance Performance with Mary Collins and Ricardo Barros

  

Baroque Dance Performance

Mary Collins and Ricardo Barros (dancers)

Miriam Kaczar, traverso
Nicola Cleary, baroque violin
Annette Cleary, baroque cello
David Adams, harpsichord

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FRANCE & its influence

Music – Prelude from Paris Quartets in E minor TWV 43 e4
Dance - La Bourgogne – Courante, Bourée, Sarabande, Passepied
Music – Paris Quartet No 5 TWV 43 e1 – Prelude, Rigaudon, Air, Replique, Menuet 1&2, Gigue    
Dance - Rigaudon de Mr Balon – music Premier Rigaudon (Lully)
                   Minuet à deux        
                   Gigue de Roland (Lully)
Music -  TWV Paris Quartet No 5 e 4
Dance - Entrée Espagnolle pour homme  (Loure) - Feuillet 1700 (Lully)
Music  -Telemann Paris Quartets in E minor TWV 43 e4(Chaconne) 
Dance - Passacaille de Persée (Lully)

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GERMANY & its influence

Music -   Handel Overture to Scipione
Dance -  Queen Caroline (dance = Rigaudon, music = March from Scipione)
Short reading from 18thc
Dance  - Minuet – solo
Ballroom Minuet - to TWV55 Suite for Recorder in A min  
Music  - Handel HWV 386b-Trio for Flute, violin Sonata
Dance:   L’Allemande –
               Branle d’Allemande
Music - Telemann TWV 43 a1 - Allegrement, Flatteusement, Legerement, un peu vivement,vite,
Dance: coulant

  

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Oct
7
2:00pm 2:00pm

Three Hamburg Musicians - A lecture recital by Colin Booth

The Music of Hamburg  – Telemann, Matheson, Handel...

At the start of the 18th century, Hamburg was a thriving cosmopolitan city and a bourgeois cultural hotspot. At times it boasted two opera houses, and attracted leading ambitious young musicians.

Three who lived and worked there, whose presence overlapped, were Georg Philipp Telemann, Johann Mattheson, and Georg Frederick Handel.

Colin will describe the ways these influential figures interacted. We have vivid accounts of some of their successes, failures, and near-disasters.

All three have left us music for keyboard, in very contrasting styles, and examples from all of them will be played.

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Oct
6
12:30pm12:30pm

Introduction to Baroque Music for Schools

Some of the performers at this year’s festival will give a brief introduction to the fascinating character of European music from the 16th to the 18th centuries. A chance to look at and try some of the instruments involved. A great introduction to the soundworld of Baroque music.

Schools contact: imeldaharte @ hotmail.com

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