Academy of Ancient Music with Viktoria Mullova

Academy of Ancient Music with Viktoria Mullova

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New announcement: Prior to the Academy of Ancient Music's concert, Sandy Burnett will interview Richard Egarr (Director of the Academy of Ancient Music) and James Hall, the countertenor in the concert.

The talk is free of charge, doors will open at 6.15pm and the talk will start at 6.30pm. There is no need to book or confirm your attendance, please just feel free to come along on the evening. Please note, the talk is only available to ticketholders for the concert.


Her intelligence and artistry place Viktoria Mullova among the most exciting soloists of her generation, a violinist whose bold clarity of vision lets the music speak directly to the listener.

Here Mullova joins Richard Egarr and the Academy of Ancient Music for a concert that sets the sublime against the joyful, in music by Haydn, JS and CPE Bach.

The mercurial moods of CPE Bach’s Symphony in A major and the good-natured warmth and earthy wit of Haydn – heard here in his Symphony No 4 and his sparkling Violin Concerto in G major – stand in contrast to the transcendent, other-worldly beauty of Erbarme Dich from JS Bach’s St Matthew Passion, in which the purity of the countertenor voice is set in dialogue with its wordless spirit-double, the violin.

Continuing the AAM’s ‘From her Pen’ series, which champions the unjustly neglected music of the Baroque’s women composers, the concert concludes with ‘Sinfonia’ from Pallade e Marte by the enigmatic Maria Margherita Grimani.

Viktoria Mullova - Violin
Richard Egarr - Director/Harpsichord

Maria Margherita Grimani - 'Sinfonia' from Pallade e Marte
CPE Bach - Symphony No.4 in A major, H660
JS Bach - Cantata 'Bekennen will ich seinen Namen', BWV200
JS Bach - Concerto for Violin No. 1 in A minor, BWV1041

Interval

Haydn - Symphony No.4 in D major, HobI:4
Haydn - 'Fac me vere tecum flere' from Stabat Mater, HobXXa:1
Haydn - Concerto for Violin in G major, HobVIIa:4

Starts: 7.30pm
Tickets: £32*, £27*, Under 25's £6*
Venue: The Apex, Bury St Edmunds
*Includes £1 booking fee

This event is promoted by The Apex and co-produced with Orchestras Live.