Special Projects 2017-18

Vivaldi Undercover

A brand new programme and album from Passacaglia celebrating the status of Antonio Vivaldi as a baroque ‘super-star’. A thoroughly innovative collection of works, seemingly by Vivaldi, but seen through the eyes and ears of musicians from the baroque and present day. Includes transcriptions by JS Bach, Chedeville and Passacaglia, including Spring and Autumn from the Four Seasons, with guest hurdy-gurdy soloist…

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Telemann at the Tuileries

2017 marks the 250th anniversary of Telemann’s death, and to mark the occasion Passacaglia has put together a fascinating recreation of Telemann’s visit to the Tuileries Palace in Paris, where in 1737 he was guest of honour at the famous Concert Spirituel. Our programme contains two of Telemann’s magnificent Nouveaux Quatuors, especially written for the musicians of Paris, as well as other music known to have been performed in these concerts by Blavet, Leclair and Mouret.

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