Florilegium

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BBC Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Thu 15 Oct 2015 1.00pm - 2.00pm
Jerwood Hall, LSO St Luke's, London

Handel Trio Sonata in E minor HWV398
Pepusch Sonata for Violin and Continuo in E major
Banister A Division on a Ground for Recorder
Pepusch Trio Sonata in C major
Handel Trio Sonata in B minor HWV386b
Barsanti A Collection of Scots Airs

Florilegium
Ashley Solomon director

Tickets: £12 (£10 concessions)

Multi-buy savings
Tickets are £9 per ticket when any 4 (or more) BBC Radio 3 Lunchtime Concerts are booked at the same time.

£0.60 online booking fee, £0.70 telephone booking fee per transaction - click here for more information on booking fees

Baroque chamber ensemble Florilegium celebrates the life of concert promoter extraordinaire Thomas Britton in works by Handel, Pepusch, Banister and others.

Clerkenwell coal merchant Thomas Britton (1664-1714) had a passion for music that led him to become one of London’s first musical impresarios, welcoming eminent musicians and cultured aristocrats alike to the narrow room above his shop.

‘London Resounding’, a four-part series of BBC Radio 3 Lunchtime Concerts at LSO St Luke's celebrating the capital’s music scene in the 17th and 18th centuries, gets off to a fine start with this visit by one of the UK’s most distinguished Baroque chamber groups. ‘Baroque music playing of the highest quality’ (Canberra Times)

 

Guided Walk & Talk: London Resounding

Thu 15 Oct 10am, starting at Farringdon Station

Join Dafydd Wyn Phillips, Blue Badge Guide and Royal Academy of Music alumnus, on a music-themed guided walk exploring the historic district of Clerkenwell. You'll visit sites with connections to Handel, Pepusch, John Gay and Thomas Britton, amongst others, not forgetting the history behind 'the first Opera we ever had in England'.

Tickets: £25 plus booking fee* for the walk, lunch in the LSO St Luke's Cafe and a ticket to the concert.
*£0.70 booking fee per phone transaction. No fee when tickets are booked in person. Click here for more information on booking fees

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