Mayah Kadish
Mayah Kadish

Mayah Kadish ¬˚¬ Violinist.

Performs early music, new music, and many musics in between. On period instruments.


Upcoming performances

  • July 9, 2019 | 19:15

    Venue: Buxton Opera House, Buxton (UK)

    Caldara - Lucio Papirio Dittatore

    Sung in Italian with English side-titles.

    La Serenissima, Orchestra

    Adrian Chandler - MD violin

    Giulia Nuti - MD harpsichord

    Mark Burns - Director

    Kitty Callister - Designer

    Zoe Spurr - Lighting Designer

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    Robert Murray - Lucio Papirio

    William Towers - Marco Fabio / Owen Willetts - Quinto Fabio / Rowan Pierce - Papiria / Elizabeth Karani - Rutilia / Eleanor Dennis - Cominio / Gareth Brynmor John - Servilio

    https://buxtonfestival.co.uk/whats-on/lucio-papirio-dittatore


  • July 10, 2019 | 19:30

    Venue: Derby Cathedral, Derby (UK)

    La Vaghezza - La Pietà

    La Vaghezza is joined by Mezzo Soprano Lotte Betts-Dean for a programme inspired by Michaelangelo's Pietà, of vocal works and instrumental Sonatas from the 1600's.

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    Biber Annunciation, from the Rosary Sonatas / Merula Hor che è tempo di dormire, Fuge et veni dilecte mi / Byrd Pavane and Galliard from the Fitzwilliam Virginal Book/ Purcell The blessed Virgin’s expostulation, Z 196 / Marini Sonata ‘La Variata’, Op 8 / Selma y Salaverde Canzona a due / Donati O gloriosa Domina / Michi Ninna nanna alla napolitana

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    Lotte Betts-Dean - Mezzo Soprano

    Mayah Kadish - Violin

    Anastasia Baraviera - Cello

    Marco Crosetto - Harpsichord

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    tickets via Derby Live


  • July 12, 2019 | 15:30

    Venue: St John's Church, Buxton, Peak District (UK)

    La Vaghezza - La Pietà

    La Vaghezza is joined by Mezzo Soprano Lotte Betts-Dean for a programme inspired by Michaelangelo's Pietà, of vocal works and instrumental Sonatas from the 1600s.

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    Biber Annunciation, from the Rosary Sonatas / Merula Hor che è tempo di dormire, Fuge et veni dilecte mi / Byrd Pavane and Galliard from the Fitzwilliam Virginal Book/ Purcell The blessed Virgin’s expostulation, Z 196 / Marini Sonata ‘La Variata’, Op 8 / Selma y Salaverde Canzona a due / Donati O gloriosa Domina / Michi Ninna nanna alla napolitana

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    Lotte Betts-Dean - Mezzo Soprano

    Mayah Kadish - Violin

    Anastasia Baraviera - Cello

    Marco Crosetto - Harpsichord

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    Part of the Buxton International Festival http://www.buxtonfestival.co.uk/


  • July 13, 2019 | 19:15

    Venue: Buxton Opera House, Buxton (UK)

    Caldara - Lucio Papirio Dittatore

    Sung in Italian with English side-titles.

    La Serenissima, Orchestra

    Adrian Chandler - MD violin

    Giulia Nuti - MD harpsichord

    Mark Burns - Director

    Kitty Callister - Designer

    Zoe Spurr - Lighting Designer

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    Robert Murray - Lucio Papirio

    William Towers - Marco Fabio / Owen Willetts - Quinto Fabio / Rowan Pierce - Papiria / Elizabeth Karani - Rutilia / Eleanor Dennis - Cominio / Gareth Brynmor John - Servilio

    https://buxtonfestival.co.uk/whats-on/lucio-papirio-dittatore


  • July 16, 2019 | 20:00

    Venue: Schloss Ambras, Innsbruck (Austria)

    La Vaghezza - O, Prima Alba del Mondo

    Part of the Innsbruck Altemusik festival

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    Mayah Kadish and Alfia Bakieva – violins
    Anastasia Baraviera – violoncello
    Gianluca Geremia – theorbo
    Marco Crosetto – harpsichord and organ

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    Tarquinio MERULA (1595-1665) - Ballo detto “Gennaro” (from op. 12)
    Salamone ROSSI (1570 – 1630) - Sinfonia Ottava a 3
    Francesco CAVALLI (1602-1676) - Canzona a 3 (from “Musiche sacre”)

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    Bartolomé de SELMA Y SALAVERDE (1595-1638) - Canzona a 2
    Tomás Luis de VICTORIA (c.1548 -1611 ) - Madrigale “O magnum mysterium” (diminutions of Alfia Bakieva)

    Salamone ROSSI (1570-1630) - Sinfonia Nona a 3

    Andrea FALCONIERI (1585/1586 – 1656) – Ciaccona (from sonata L`Eroica)

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    Francesco TURINI (1595-1656) - Sonata a 3 “Il Corisino”
    Biagio MARINI (1594-1663) - Sonata “La Variata”
    Tarquinio MERULA (1595-1665) - Ballo detto “Eccardo”

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    Giovanni Paolo CIMA (1570-1622) - Sonata a violino e violone (from “Concerti Ecclesiastici”)
    Dario CASTELLO (1621-1658) - Sonata Quarta (from “Sonate concertate in stil moderno, II”)
    Andrea FALCONIERI (1585/1586 – 1656) - Folias echa para mi Señora Doña Tarolilla de Carallenos

    tickets and more info


  • July 17, 2019 | 15:30

    Venue: St John's Church, Buxton (UK)

    La Serenissima - Vivaldi & Brescianello

    La Serenissima Orchestra, Adrian Chandler Musical Director & Violin, Vladimir Waltham Cello

    Vivaldi Concerto for violin, strings & continuo in E, RV 281; Concerto for strings & continuo in A, RV 158; ‘Concerto Madrigalesco’ for strings and continuo in D, RV 129; Concerto for violin, strings & continuo in A, RV 353
    Brescianello Overture con una Chiacona for strings & continuo in D; Concerto for violin, cello, strings & continuo in B flat

    https://buxtonfestival.co.uk/whats-on/la-serenissima


  • July 18, 2019 | 14:00

    Venue: Buxton Opera House, Buxton (UK)

    Caldara - Lucio Papirio Dittatore

    Sung in Italian with English side-titles.

    La Serenissima, Orchestra

    Adrian Chandler - MD violin

    Giulia Nuti - MD harpsichord

    Mark Burns - Director

    Kitty Callister - Designer

    Zoe Spurr - Lighting Designer

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    Robert Murray - Lucio Papirio

    William Towers - Marco Fabio / Owen Willetts - Quinto Fabio / Rowan Pierce - Papiria / Elizabeth Karani - Rutilia / Eleanor Dennis - Cominio / Gareth Brynmor John - Servilio

    https://buxtonfestival.co.uk/whats-on/lucio-papirio-dittatore


  • August 1, 2019 | 20:00

    Venue: Fundació Mascort, Torroella (Spain)

    Venice, Door to the East

    Part of the Festival de Toroella

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    Violins - Mayah Kadish, Sara Cubarsi

    Cello - Anastasia Baraviera

    Harpsichord - Marco Crosetto

    Theorbo - Gianluca Geremia

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    Giovanni Picchi: Canzona ottava a tre da Salmi Concertati, Op. 1 / Toccata / Giulio Mussi: L'Amaltea, Canzona a due violini in eco da Il Primo libro delle canzoni a due, Op. 5 / Dario Castello: Sonata Terza, a due soprani da Sonate concertate in stil moderno, libro primo / Sonata Undecima, a due soprani e trombone ovvero violeta da Sonate concertate in stil moderno, libro secondo / Biagio Marini: Sonata a basso e violino da Per ogni sorte di strumento musicale, Op 22 / Balletto Settimo Alemanno a tre da Sonate, sinfonie... Op. 8 / Giovanni Battista Fontana: Sonata Settima / Giovanni Legrenzi: Sonata terza a due violini da La Cetra, Op. 10

    https://www.festivaldetorroella.cat/en/programme/c/4207-la-vaghezza.html


  • September 18, 2019 | 21:00

    Venue: Spazio Teatro 89, Milan (Italy)

    LONGITUDINI - Emerging Geography of the Score

    Part of MiTo Festival, MITOSettembreMusica

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    Violins - Mayah Kadish, Sara Cubarsi

    Cello - Anastasia Baraviera

    Keyboards - Marco Crosetto

    Theorbo - Gianluca Geremia

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    Tarquinio MERULA Ballo detto Eccardo / Salamone ROSSI Sinfonia Ottava à 3 libro 3 / Dario CASTELLO Sonata Terza, Sonate concertate in stil moderno, I / Girolamo FRESCOBALDI Canzona Terza a basso solo, “Canzoni da suonare” / Giovanni Battista FONTANA Sonata Settima, “Sonate a 1,2,3” / Matthew LOCKE Fantasia n.5, “The Broken Consort” / Charles AVISON Triosonata op. 1 n. 1 / Francesco BARSANTI Busk ye, busk ye my bonny bride, “Old Scots Tunes” / Georg Friedrich HÄNDEL Triosonata op. 5 n. 6

    http://www.spazioteatro89.org/musica-settembre/musica/92-musica/settembre/4270-longitudini-festival-mito-2019.html


  • September 19, 2019 | 21:00

    Venue: Chiesa della Risurrezione del Signore, Turin (Italy)

    LONGITUDINI - Emerging Geography of the Score (copy)

    Part of MiTo Festival, MITOSettembreMusica

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    Violins - Mayah Kadish, Sara Cubarsi

    Cello - Anastasia Baraviera

    Keyboards - Marco Crosetto

    Theorbo - Gianluca Geremia

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    Tarquinio MERULA Ballo detto Eccardo / Salamone ROSSI Sinfonia Ottava à 3 libro 3 / Dario CASTELLO Sonata Terza, Sonate concertate in stil moderno, I / Girolamo FRESCOBALDI Canzona Terza a basso solo, “Canzoni da suonare” / Giovanni Battista FONTANA Sonata Settima, “Sonate a 1,2,3” / Matthew LOCKE Fantasia n.5, “The Broken Consort” / Charles AVISON Triosonata op. 1 n. 1 / Francesco BARSANTI Busk ye, busk ye my bonny bride, “Old Scots Tunes” / Georg Friedrich HÄNDEL Triosonata op. 5 n. 6

    http://www.mitosettembremusica.it/it/programma/calendario/torino/2019


Previous performances

  • June 14, 2019 | 22:00

    Venue: Pumphouse, 44 Park Road, Aldeburgh (UK)

    Pumphouse at the Aldeburgh Festival

    Pieces by Larry Goves, Mayah Kadish, Aaron Parker, Michael Brailey, Zakia Fawcett, Bnaya Halperin-Kaddari, performed by the composers and the House of Bedlam.

    Earlier in the day/evening at the Pumphouse - performances by Yosi Horikawa, Delta Saxophone Quartet, Hesse Students.

    Pumphouse is home to Aldeburgh Festival's alternative music series.

    https://snapemaltings.co.uk/season/pumphouse/?fbclid=IwAR1G6pnPVKovM2aDAtNbjsBaVOH3XwStpYHt2qiANAHVHiiUxPBvJsdgGDE


  • June 10, 2019 | 20:00

    Venue: Elbphilharmonie, Hamburg (Germany)

    Erlend Øye & s t a r g a z e

    Part of Reflektor Festival

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    Mayah Kadish violin
    Thora Sveinsdottir viola
    Antonios Pratsinakis violoncello
    Maaike van der Linde flute
    Marlies van Gangelen oboe
    Kobi Arditi trombone
    Romain Bly trumpet, horn

    https://www.elbphilharmonie.de/en/whats-on/erlend-ye-and-la-comitiva/12303


  • June 9, 2019 | 21:00

    Venue: Elbphilharmonie, Hamburg (Germany)

    Devendra Banhart & s t a r g a z e

    Part of Reflektor Festival

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    Mayah Kadish violin
    Thora Sveinsdottir viola
    Antonios Pratsinakis violoncello
    Maaike van der Linde flute
    Marlies van Gangelen oboe
    Kobi Arditi trombone
    Romain Bly trumpet, horn

    https://www.elbphilharmonie.de/en/whats-on/an-evening-with-devendra-banhart-and-guests/12301


  • June 5, 2019 | 19:30

    Venue: King's Place, London (UK)

    Girl from Ipanema - Mathew Barley

    Matthew Barley and ensemble chart a roller-coaster journey through diverse and sumptuous musical landscapes. Instantly lovable jazz by Brazilian greats Jobim, Nascimento, Regina, next to Bach’s celestial chorales, linked with adventurous improvisations.

    R Bastos Paulo Jobim - Mantiqueira Range / J.S.Bach - Wie Wunderbarlich Ist Doch Diese Strafe! / J.S. Bach -St Matthew Passion II, 17 (Em – B major) / Antonio Carlos Jobim The Girl from Ipanema / Miton Nascimento Girassol

    more info


  • May 30, 2019 | 20:00

    Venue: Rome (Italy)

    Complete Berio violin duos

    Agnieszka Opiola and Mayah Kadish perform the complete Berio violin duos

    email mayah.kadish@gmail.com for more info on location


  • May 5, 2019 | 13:00

    Venue: Muzikfestival Wiesbaden

    Mozart meets Morley

    Anna Fusek - Fortepiano (Mozart) & Violin (Morley)

    Mayah Kadish - Violin

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    W.A. Mozart Violin Sonata KV304 / a selection of Morley's Canzonets for Two Voices played on two violins / W.A. Mozart Violin Sonata KV481

    More information soon


  • April 25, 2019 | 14:30

    Venue: Salle Monteverdi, Ambronay (France)

    La Vaghezza - open rehearsal

    Open rehearsal, free entry.


  • April 17, 2019 | 19:30

    Venue: Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford (UK)

    J.S. Bach St. John Passion

    Oxford Baroque

    Mayah Kadish, Concertmaster

    Choir of Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford

    Steven Grahl, director

    Simon Wall, Evangelist

    William Gaunt, Christus


  • April 13, 2019 | 18:00

    Venue: Flat Time House, Peckham, London SE15 4BW (UK)

    Louis D'Heudieres and Annika Kahrs (evening performance)

    The event consists of Strings, a piece by Kahrs for string quartet, and a lecture-performance, it’s about time, by d’Heudieres.

    In Strings, a string quartet plays the opening page of Beethoven’s C minor op. 18 No. 4. In a dramatic progression, violins, viola and violoncello combine rising Fortissimo and quiet Staccati to a harmonic whole. This coordinated homogeneity comes to an end as the playing stops after the first melody and each musician swaps position and instrument with their neighbour to the right. With each other’s instruments, things become very different. The playing starts a balancing act between fragility and catastrophe. A tone leaps from the sequence, and seconds of silence occur between sharp and lucid dissonance. Clearly unsettled, the participants fight through the score until every player has sat in every chair.

    d’Heudieres’ new lecture-performance it's about time uses La Monte Young's Composition 1960 #10 as a springboard for considering the infinities contained within music, time and space. In addition, d’Heudieres will present a new piece developed specially for FTHo.

    Book a place here (free or pay what you can):
    https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/concert-and-performance-event-louis-dheudieres-and-annika-kahrs-tickets-57807925060


  • April 13, 2019 | 15:00

    Venue: Flat Time House, Peckham, London SE15 4BW (UK)

    Louis D'Heudieres and Annika Kahrs

    The event consists of Strings, a piece by Kahrs for string quartet, and a lecture-performance, it’s about time, by d’Heudieres.

    In Strings, a string quartet plays the opening page of Beethoven’s C minor op. 18 No. 4. In a dramatic progression, violins, viola and violoncello combine rising Fortissimo and quiet Staccati to a harmonic whole. This coordinated homogeneity comes to an end as the playing stops after the first melody and each musician swaps position and instrument with their neighbour to the right. With each other’s instruments, things become very different. The playing starts a balancing act between fragility and catastrophe. A tone leaps from the sequence, and seconds of silence occur between sharp and lucid dissonance. Clearly unsettled, the participants fight through the score until every player has sat in every chair.

    d’Heudieres’ new lecture-performance it's about time uses La Monte Young's Composition 1960 #10 as a springboard for considering the infinities contained within music, time and space. In addition, d’Heudieres will present a new piece developed specially for FTHo.

    Book a place here (free or pay what you can):
    https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/concert-and-performance-event-louis-dheudieres-and-annika-kahrs-tickets-57807925060


  • March 29, 2019 | 20:00

    Venue: Herne Hill Salon, London (UK)

    x.y - European Extreme

    On supposed Brexit Day, Ensemble x.y explores the musical extremes of Europe. With music by Anna Maria Avram, Dror Feiler, Elena Rykova, David Pocknee, and a new collaborative commission by Richard Hames, Mayah Kadish and Elischa Kaminer. Historian Richard Drayton will speak on 'Europe and its Borderless Borders' - a riff on capital, migration, race and borders. Apocaypse Jazz Unit will finish the evening with their own version of haunting raucous.


  • March 17, 2019 | 10:00

    Venue: Wellington (New Zealand)

    Residency and Workshops with Teac Damsa dance company

    A residency and set of workshops with dancers from the Teac Damsa dance company (coreographer Michael Keegan Dolan, of Fabulous Beast) to develop music for a new dance piece for 2020 with stargaze colleagues Romain Bly and Marlies Van Gangelen


  • March 10, 2019 | 19:00

    Venue: Haus der Festspiele, Berlin (Germany)

    s t a r g a z e Fest day

    s t a r g a z e performs 4 concerts over one evening -

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    Greg Saunier's arrangements of Fugazi songs for solo instruments

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    'Blackstar' tribute concert to David Bowie (singing: Anna Calvi, Anna Plaschg, Arone Dyer)

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    Collaboration with Astronautalis, Temko and Andy Stott drummer of the Notwist

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    Tyondai Braxton - piece to be confirmed.


  • February 22, 2019 | 19:00

    Venue: St John's Waterloo, London (UK)

    Ensemble x.y & Khoros

    Schoenberg - Pierrot Lunaire

    Helga Arias Parra - Incipit

    Lisa Illean - Cantor (European Premiere)

    Lauridsen - O Magnum Mysterium (Performed by Khoros choir)


  • January 19, 2019 | 20:00

    Tour - Joyce DiDonato & il Pomo d'Oro

    Tour with Joyce DiDonato and il Pomo d'Oro dir Maxim Emelyanychev

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    09-Jan-19 IW&P Shanghai Performance 1 [Shanghai Symphony Hall]

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    11-Jan-19 IW&P Beijing Performance 2 [National Centre for the Performing Arts Beijing]

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    13-Jan-19 IW&P Macau, Performance 3 [Macau Culture Centre]

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    16-Jan-19 IW&P Hong Kong Performance 4 [Hong Kong City Hall Concert Hall]

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    18-Jan-19 IW&P Taipei Performance 5 [National Performing Arts Center Taiwan Concert Hall]

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    21-Jan-19 IW&P Seoul Performance 6 Seoul Lotte Hall

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    24-Jan-19 IW&P Abu Dhabi Performance 8


  • December 22, 2018 | 19:00

    Venue: Auditorium de Lyon

    La Vaghezza, Music in the time of Galileo

    Tarquinio MERULA Ballo detto “Gennaro” / Giovanni Paolo CIMA Sonata a violino e violone, “Concerti Ecclesiastici” / Francesco CAVALLI - Canzona à 3, “Musiche sacre” / Francesco TURINI - Sonata à 3 “Il Corisino”, “Madrigali” / Diminutiones sur “O magnum mysterium” de Tomás Luis de Victoria / Bartolomé de SELMA Y SALAVERDE - Canzona à 2 / Salamone ROSSI - Sinfonia à 3 / Biagio MARINI Sonata “La Variata” / Tarquinio MERULA Ballo detto “Eccardo” / Dario CASTELLO (1621-1658), Sonata Quarta, “Sonate concertate in stil moderno, II"

    Support concert for L'Arpeggiata

    http://www.auditorium-lyon.com/Programmation-18-19/Baroque/Baroque/L-Arpeggiata


  • December 21, 2018 | 20:00

    Venue: Cité de la Voix, Vezelay (France)

    La Vaghezza, Daughter of Your Son

    Music from Christ's childhood

    Heinrich Ignaz Franz BIBER, Annonciation, Rosary Sonatas/ Tarquinio MERULA, Hor che è tempo di dormire/ Alessandro PICCININI, Toccata Terza Cromatica / Henry PURCELL, The blessed Virgin’s expostulation, Z 196 / Biagio MARINI, Sonata “La Variata”, Op. 8/ Johann Sebastian BACH, Schließe mein Herze, depuis BWV 248/ Bartolomé de SELMA Y SALAVERDE, Canzona a due, “Canzoni, fantasie et correnti”/ Ignazio DONATI, O gloriosa Domina / Orazio MICHI Ninna nanna alla napolitana

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    Lotte Betts-Dean, soprano

    Mayah Kadish, violin

    Gianluca Geremia, theorbo

    Anastasia Baraviera, cello

    Marco Crosetto, harpsichord


  • December 1, 2018 | 21:00

    Venue: Pavia, Italy - more info soon

    CONSTELLATIO FELIX : Sun, Stars and Planets

    Mayah Kadish, solo violin / concertmaster

    Lars Ulrik Mortensen, director / harpsichord

    European Union Baroque Orchestra

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    J.B. Lully, Suite from Phaeton (‘Sun’) / J.D. Zelenka, Allegro from Simphonie à 8 concertanti ZWV 189 / G.F. Händel, Concerto Grosso in a minor Op 6 No 4 HWV322 / G. Muffat, Concerto Grosso XII in G Propitia Sydera (‘Lucky Stars’) / J.G. Pisendel, Imitation des Caractères de la Danse (after J.F. Rebel) / J.Ph. Telemann, Violin Concerto in B flat TWV51:B1 ‘concerto grosso per il Sig.r Pisendel’ / J.Ph. Rameau, ‘Suite des Planètes’ (including Entrées for Jupiter, Venus and Mercury)



  • November 30, 2018 | 19:30

    Venue: St John Smith Square, London (UK)

    CONSTELLATIO FELIX : Sun, Stars and Planets

    Mayah Kadish, solo violin / concertmaster

    Lars Ulrik Mortensen, director / harpsichord

    European Union Baroque Orchestra

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    J.B. Lully, Suite from Phaeton (‘Sun’) / J.D. Zelenka, Allegro from Simphonie à 8 concertanti ZWV 189 / G.F. Händel, Concerto Grosso in a minor Op 6 No 4 HWV322 / G. Muffat, Concerto Grosso XII in G Propitia Sydera (‘Lucky Stars’) / J.G. Pisendel, Imitation des Caractères de la Danse (after J.F. Rebel) / J.Ph. Telemann, Violin Concerto in B flat TWV51:B1 ‘concerto grosso per il Sig.r Pisendel’ / J.Ph. Rameau, ‘Suite des Planètes’ (including Entrées for Jupiter, Venus and Mercury)

    https://www.sjss.org.uk/events/constellatio-felix-sun-stars-and-planets


  • November 29, 2018 | 17:30

    Venue: BBC Radio 3

    EUBO on BBC radio 3's In Tune

    Live broadcast of European Union Baroque Orchestra performing chamber versions of J.B. Lully, Suite from Phaeton / G. Muffat, Concerto Grosso XII in G Propitia Sydera / Telemann, Violin Concerto TWV51:B1

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    Dir. - Lars Ulrik Mortensen

    Solo Violin - Mayah Kadish