To Touch the Heart: Passacaglia Trio7pm
7pm, Recital Hall
Royal Birmingham Conservatoire
Music from the Royal courts of Prussia for flute, viola da gamba and harpsichord.
Centred around the dramatic and touching works of CPE Bach, a composer who audaciously broke free of the conventions of earlier generations, our programme also includes contributions by women composers including King Frederick’s own highly cultivated sisters.
CPE Bach Sonata for Bass Recorder, Viola da Gamba and bc
Sonata in E minor for flute and bc
JS Bach Ricercar a 3 from The Musical Offering BWV 1079
Frederick the Great, King of Prussia Sonata in C minor for Flute and bc
Wilhelmine von Bayreuth Sonata for Flute and bc in A minor
Supported by The Continuo Foundation