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Brighton Early Music Festival
Showcase and Clubnight Concerts

Showcase Concert
'Il Passaggio Del Tempo'

About: Bellot Ensemble explore the development of  improvisation and written passaggi/diminutions throughout the Baroque period amongst Italian composers! We cover the development of instrumental music, from the Canzone, our own written diminutions of a Legrenzi aria, to the trio sonata’s of Albinoni and Platti and we finale with Italian born French composer Lully and his passacaglia from Armide! 

Programme:

Francesco Cavalli - Musiche Sacre: No.23 Canzon à 3

Giovanni Legrenzi - “Lumi, potete, piangere”

Tomaso Albinoni - Trio Sonata in D Major Op.3 No.7 - Preludio

Giovanni Benedetto Platti - Trio Sonata in D Major - Allegro 

Jean-Baptiste Lully - Armide: Passacaglia 

Performers:

Hannah Blumsohn - Oboe

Tamsin Cowell - Cornett

Edmund Taylor - Violin

Chris McClain - Violin

Pablo Tejedor-Gutiérrez - Cello

Daniel Murphy - Theorbo

Matthew Brown - Harpsichord

Date: 21/10/2023

TIme: 13:00

Venue: St George’s Church, Brighton BN2 1ED

Clubnight Concert
'French and Italian Chart Toppers'

About: Imagine a Top Of The Pops for the 17th century 

Programme: 

Francesco Cavalli - La Calisto: Prologo - Sinfonia 

Barbara Strozzi - Op. 2 No. 22 “Amor dormiglione”

Giovanni Legrenzi “Lumi, potete piangere”

Jean Philippe Rameau:

Les Fêtes d’Hébé

Musette et Tambourin en Rondeau pour Terpsichore 

Les Indes Galantes

I. Air pour les guerriers les Drapeaux

II. Air pour les esclaves africains 

III. Tambourine I/II 

III. Air des Incas pour la dévotion du Soleil

Naïs

Rigaudons I/II

Les Boréades 

Contredanse très vive

Performers:

Daniel Thomson - Tenor 

Hannah Blumsohn - Oboe

Edmund Taylor - Violin

Chris McClain - Violin/Viola

Pablo Tejedor-Gutiérrez - Cello

Daniel Murphy - Theorbo

Matthew Brown - Harpsichord

Date: 21/10/2023

TIme: 19:00

Venue: The Rose Hill,  BN1 4JL

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