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Sunday 15 May, 4.30pm
St. Gabriel's, Warwick Square

Gustav Leonhardt

harpsichord

The German Touch

Gustav Leonhardt

Keyboard masters from Northern Germany

A long-overdue Lufthansa Festival debut for one of the great Baroque musicians of our day. Legendary Dutch keyboard-player Gustav Leonhardt has been giving recitals since the 1950s and has been an inspirational figure to several generations of followers. We are delighted to welcome him to a new Festival venue in a programme of music from the core of the German harpsichord repertoire, including works by Bach, Böhm, Buxtehude, Reincken and Weckmann.

'A master harpsichordist.'
Gramophone

Tickets
£20, £15
 Buy a ticket for both concerts on 15 May and receive a voucher for a free glass of wine
Booking

 


Sunday 15 May, 7.30pm
St. John's, Smith Square

Robin Blaze
with
Theatre of the Ayre
Rachel Podger & Clare Salaman
Alison McGillivray
James Johnstone
Elizabeth Kenny

counter-tenor


violins
viola da gamba
harpsichord & organ
lute

Life and Soul

Elizabeth Kenny
Robin Blaze

Songs and sonatas from the German-speaking lands

Robin Blaze's distinctive and expressive voice has placed him among the world's favourite counter-tenors. Here he is joined by one of the UK's most vibrant new chamber groups (created by lutenist Elizabeth Kenny) in a selection from the rich but little-known repertoire of songs, cantatas and instrumental music from Germany and Austria, including works by Schütz, Buxtehude, Krieger, Schmelzer and Telemann. A melting pot of emotional registers with a distinctly Germanic voice.

'Counter-tenor magic.'
The Times

'A crack-squad of top instrumentalists.'
Gramophone

Tickets £30, £24, £18, £12
 Buy a ticket for both concerts on 15 May and receive a voucher for a free glass of wine
Friends drinks.
Booking

  

This concert will be recorded for broadcast in The Early Music Show at 1.00pm on Sunday 29 May.