Sat Jul 29 19:00

Soirée Baroque with Chloe Kim, Melisande McNabney, Cameron Crozman & Michel Angers

Join Canada’s next generation of Baroque all-stars for an evening of fresh and lively takes on old favourites and lesser-known treasures of the Baroque world. Don’t let their young faces fool you as these heirs to the Canadian Baroque scene are seasoned veterans.  Chloe Kim (violin), Mélisande McNabney (harpsichord), Cameron Crozman (cello), and Michel Angers (lute) are all internationally-celebrated artists of the highest calibre, brought together by Chamberfest for this special performance. With a program spanning Stradella, Gabrieli, Matteis, Vivaldi, Schmelzer, Corelli, Biber, and Pachelbel, this unique concert may be the start of something exceptional and you are invited to be a part of it.

Programme

Alessandro Stradella (1643-1682): Trio Sonata in D Minor

Domenico Gabrielli (1651-1690): Ricercar – Sonata in G major

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741): Violin Sonata in G Minor, RV 26
I. Adagio
II. Allegro
III. Largo – Allegro
IV. Siciliana

Nicola Matteis (1670-1713): Diverse bizzarie Sopra la Vecchia Sarabanda ó pur Ciaccona

Intermission
Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber (1644-1704): Sonata No. 5 in E Minor, C. 142

Johann Pachelbel (1653-1706): Chaconne in F minor

Johann Schmelzer (1620?-1680): Sonata Quarta in D Major from Sonatae Unarum Fidium

Arcangelo Corelli (1653-1713): Sonata No. 12 in D Minor, Op. 5 ” La Follia”

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This concert is presented in tribute to pianist, music lover, and longtime friend of Ottawa Chamberfest, Louise Glatt.

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