Michala Petri plays Bach’s brilliant flute sonatas

One of the true giants of Baroque music is in focus when three of today’s great instrumentalists fill The Queen’s Hall with music for harpsichord, recorder and viola da gamba

Saturday 7 November 2020 at 16:00 The Queens Hall
Mahan Eshafani, Michala Petri and Hille Perl.
Mahan Eshafani, Michala Petri and Hille Perl.

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Michala Petri has been one of the world’s leading recorder players for over 40 years. She is an innovator on the instrument and with her inborn curiosity has developed new playing techniques that has offered contemporary composers great opportunities for writing for the recorder. Her long career has included just over 150 original works and more than 50 CD releases. Now Petri returns to her point of departure – Baroque music.

In 2019, she teamed up in the recording studio with the Iranian harpsichordist Mahan Esfahani and the German viola da gamba player Hille Perl and recorded Bach’s flute sonatas, and this has resulted in a fascinating CD. At the concert, they play precisely these sonatas as well as solo pieces by Bach for their respective instruments.

Programme

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750): 
Flute Sonata in F major for flute traverso and basso continuo (original key, E major)
Cello Suite No.5 in c minor arranged for viola da gamba
Flute Sonata in b minor for flute traverso and harpsichord

- Intermission -

Flute Sonata in g minor (original key, e minor)
Toccata in D major for cembalo
Flute Sonata in G major (original key, E-flat major)

The concert lasts approx. two hours, including an intermission.

During the interval you can buy drinks and snacks in the café. Order before the concert to avoid queuing.