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Sir Mark Elder

Sir Mark Elder conducts Cambridge University Orchestra

Cambridge University Orchestra, the premier student orchestra in Cambridge, perform a stunning programme in King's College Chapel under guest conductor Sir Mark Elder. Book your tickets early to avoid disappointment.

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Academy of Ancient Music

Fri 20 October

West Road Concert Hall

Musical migration and cross fertilisation was at a peak in the eighteenth century. Arriving in England (Giuseppe Sammartini made London his home) the Italian concerto grosso was soon adopted by London's fashionable musical circles. Whether penned by Italians (Sammartini, Corelli, Geminiani), or composed by Englishmen after the Italian style (Handel, Avison), the combative character and exciting virtuosity of the concerto grosso had a profound impact on the music-making and composition of the baroque and early classical age. The works in this programme explore the development of the concerto grosso across the continent and illustrate the pervasive influence of Italian music in England.

Free pre-concert talk at 6:30pm

For more information about the AAM visit www.aam.co.uk

Corelli Concerto Grosso in D major Op. 6 No. 4
Handel Concerto for Oboe No. 3 in G minor
Geminiani Concerto Grosso Op. 5 No. 3 (after Corelli)
Sammartini Sinfonia in G major
Avison Concerto Grosso in D minor No 3 'The garden of harmony' (after Scarlatti)
Sammartini Concerto for Oboe in E flat major
Handel Concerto Grosso Op. 6 No. 5

Cost: £33, £27, £15 (£5 for under 26 and students)

Ages: All ages

Enquiries and booking

Booking is recommended for this event.

Enquiries: Cambridge Live Website Email: tickets@cambridgelivetrust.co.uk Telephone: 01223 357851

Timing

All times

Fri 20 October 7:30PM - 9:30PM

Venue

Address: West Road Concert Hall
11 West Road
Cambridge
Cambridgeshire
CB3 9DP
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Email: westroad@mus.cam.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0)1223 335184
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