Mahan Esfahani harpsichord
Dame Sarah Connolly mezzo-soprano
Jam Orrell viola
Lynda Sayce lute and theorbo
Stimulation for the mind, nourishment for the soul… This four-concert series in the breathtaking surroundings of Syde Manor pays tribute to Johann Sebastian Bach’s favoured Leipzig coffee house, where he led regular musical gatherings – the original Coffee Concerts – throughout the 1730s.
In an intimate concert setting, the incomparably brilliant, charismatic Iranian-American harpsichordist Mahan Esfahani opens the series with the Goldberg Variations, followed with music by Buxtehude, Albinoni and Erlebach as well as plenty more Bach. Mezzo-soprano Dame Sarah Connolly brings this special weekend to a close with a special guest appearance.
Supported by Sir Michael and Lady McWilliam
3pm: Gardens open / pre-concert drinks
4pm: Concert I
JS Bach – Goldberg Variations
7.30pm: Concert II
Jan Adam Reincken – Sonata Prima
JCF Bach – Sonata in A for cello from the ‘Musicalisches Vielerley’
Johann Rosenmüller – Sonata Settima a 4
JS Bach – Sonata in A minor BWV 965
JS Bach – Concerto in A, BWV 1055
Directions to this venue will be emailed to bookers of the Music Festival concert weekend prior to the event.
The venue is 10 miles south of Cheltenham.
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