The Bach Players: Italy versus France

5 July 2018
  • 19:00
  • £17.50

Italian or French? In the later seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries in Europe, two national musical styles were seen as opposing and in contest, though composers increasingly brought them together. This concert brings the styles to life in works by some of the brilliant composers of the times: Corelli, Couperin, Clérambault, Rameau, Leclair


Tickets £17.50 available here.


Players: The Bach Players

Nicolette Moonen

Oliver Webber

Reiko Ichise

Silas Wollston



Italy versus France


François Couperin  (1668–1733)

Huitième Concert - Ouverture + Grande Ritournelle

from Concerts Royaux - Concert no 1 Menuet en trio

from Pièces de clavecin Deuxième Livre (1717), Septième Ordre: 

La Ménetou

from Concert VIII dans le goût Théâtral


Air de Baccantes


Nicolas Clérambault (1676 - 1749)

La Magnifique/ La Félicité


l’Abondance /l’Impromptu


Arcangelo Corelli (1653-1715)

Opus 2 no.12 Ciacona



Nicolas Clérambault

Chaconne in A major /D major


François Couperin



Nicolas Clérambault



Jean Philippe Rameau (1683-1764)

Pieces de clavecin en concert no. 5 -La Forqueray, La Cupis, La Marais


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