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EVENT 6 - Andreas Staier - Harpsichord - From Bach to France
Toll Gavel United Church
Saturday 24 May 3:30pm
Adults £15.00 | Concessions £13.00 | Students £5.00
Andreas Staier harpsichord
From Bach to France
„... pour passer la Mélancholie ..."
d'Anglebert from "Pièces de Clavecin, Première Suite" G-Dur (1689)
J.S.Bach from der Kunst der Fuge, BWV 1080
Couperin from "L'Art de toucher Le Clavecin" (1716)
J.S. Bach from "Clavier-Übung .. op. 1" (1731): Partita 4 D-Dur, BWV 828
Undoubtedly one of the most prominent harpsichord and fortepiano performers in the world, Andreas Staier's indisputable musical mastery has made its mark on the interpretation of baroque, classical and romantic repertoire. As a soloist, Andreas Staier has performed across the world and he regularly collaborates with artists such as Anne Sofie von Otter, Pedro Memelsdorff and tenor Christoph Prégardien. His extensive discography is testament to his fame and we are delighted to be able to welcome this master musician to the 2014 festival.
"Staier surely comes close to an ideal synthesis of historical awareness and charisma … superb … "
International Record Review – March 2013