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Cancelled: Thames Concerts Series - Endelienta Baroque

Saturday January 30, 2021 at 19:30
St Andrew's Church, Surbiton
£15 on the door (or at an advance discount via Ticketweb); admission free (no ticket required) to full-time students, under 16s, and accompanying carers of the disabled
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  1. Suite in G minor, from Pièces en Trio (1692) - Marin Marais
  2. Various arias from Hippolyte et Aricie - Jean-Philippe Rameau
  3. Cantata: La mort de Didon - Michel Pignolet de Montéclair
  4. Various arias from Les Indes galantes - Jean-Philippe Rameau

We regret that this concert has been cancelled.

Thames Concerts' 2020/21 Series welcomes Endelienta Baroque. Thames Concerts is one of London's premiere recital series (established in the 1960s).

All Thames Concerts performances are safe and fully risk-assessed, following Covid guidelines and social distancing measures. As seating availability is therefore reduced, we recommend that audience members purchase tickets in advance from Ticketweb to ensure admission.

Founded at St Endellion, Cornwall, in 2017, Endelienta Baroque is a chamber ensemble specialising in the performance on historically appropriate instruments of a wide variety of Baroque music. Since the group's formation, they have given concerts ranging from chamber music performances in small, intimate settings, to collaborative performances of larger vocal works such as Bach's Mass in B minor. Previous chamber programmes have included Bach: Cantatas for Advent at St. Cuthbert’s Church, Earl’s Court, Bach chamber and choral works in the chapel of King’s College, Cambridge, Baroque Treasures: Music for a Summer’s Evening at St James’s, Hampton Hill, and The Genius of Handel at St Endellion, North Cornwall.

Across the 2020-2021 season, Endelienta Baroque are touring a programme of French baroque music, inspired (and perhaps motivated) by Jean-Jacques Rousseau’s famous rebuttal of French music of the mid-eighteenth century: surveying half a century of music, Jean-Jacques Rousseau accused the French Baroque of possessing, “crude harmony”, of “lacking expression”, and of amounting to nothing more than a “continual squealing”. Confounding Rousseau’s polemic judgements, Endelienta explore some lesser-known jewels of the French Baroque, including vocal and instrumental music by Rameau, Leclair, Marais, and Couperin.

St Andrew's Church
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