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Tue 31 Dec 2013

Kings Place Hall One

New Year’s Eve Concert

Time: 6:00pm

Admission: £9.50-£39.50

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As well as featuring two much-loved pieces from the soprano repertoire, Bach’s Wedding Cantata BWV 202 and the lament from Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas, this programme explores the varying roles of the baroque trumpet, from the splendour of the French overture style, through the relative intimacy of Biber’s Sonata a 6 to the virtuosic peaks of Brandenburg 2.

Telemann Suite for Oboe, Trumpet and Strings, TWV55: D1 – Ouverture (Lentement-vite) and Air (Allegro)
Cantata No. 202 Weichet nur, betrübte Schatten (Wedding Cantata)
Biber Sonata à 6 in C for trumpet and strings (c.1673)
Sonata No2 in G minor from Armonico Tributo
Purcell Dido’s Lament and closing ritornello from Dido and Aeneas
Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 2

Matthew Truscott director/violin

Ruby Hughes soprano
Alexandra Bellamy
Rachel Beckett recorder
David Blackadder trumpet

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