The English ConcertSun 15 April 2018
Harry Bicket director/harpsichord
Nadja Zwiener violin
The English Concert rank among the finest chamber orchestras across the world with an unsurpassed reputation for performances of baroque and early classical music. For this first visit to Exeter Northcott the Orchestra presents music from the greatest Baroque masters upon whom they built their reputation, and casts light on some of the more neglected corners of the period with Tartini’s virtuosic violin concerto, performed by the orchestra’s inspirational leader Nadja Zwiener.
Handel – Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
Purcell – Suite from Faerie Queen
Rameau – Suite from Dardanus*
Vivaldi – Concerto for strings in G minor
Tartini – Violin Concerto in B minor
Bach – Orchestral Suite No 3
* please note this is an amendment to the programme previously advertised.