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Newbury Spring Festival
Sponsored by: The Headley Trust

Corn Exchange

Flauti d’echo
Awake, Thou Wintry Earth

Young Artists Lunchtime Recital 2

Wednesday 16th May, Corn Exchange, Newbury RG14 5BD
12.30pm (ends approx 1.30pm)
£10.00 (series ticket for all 6 lunchtime recitals £48)

 

 

 

Flauti d’echo
Olwen Foulkes
and Tabea Debus
recorders with
Kate Conway viola da gamba
Johan Löfving theorbo

 

In this programme, Flauti d’echo celebrates the arrival of spring with music from Germany, England, France and Italy. Cheeky cuckoos, blossoming flowers, dancing shepherds and buffeting winds frame a beautiful pastoral aria, ‘Awake, Thou Wintry Earth’ by J.S. Bach.

 

Encompassing music from the 14th century to freshly-penned compositions, Flauti d’echo creates repertoire for the recorder through their own arrangements and new commissions. The duo engage a variety of different instrumentalists on a project-to- project basis that allows them to communicate their repertoire to audiences in a wide range of performance settings. The ensemble won the Nancy Nuttal Early Music Prize for Chamber Music in 2016 and is a participant of the BREMF Live! Scheme 2017–18.

 

"Well-staged and presented and with some outstandingly musical playing" Early Music Review

 

Book a ticket to full Young Artists Lunchtime Series £48

 

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