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Programme suggestions:

Italia: la festa musicale
Concerti and Concerti grossi by Vivaldi, Locatelli, Geminiani and Valentini
An evening with la festa musicale under the motto: soli per tutti!

Bach|brand new!
Johann Sebastian Bach: Brandenburg Concertos No. 1 and 3
Johann Sebastian Bach / la festa musicale (Arr.): New Brandenburg Concerto
Benjamin Scheuer: Fünf Einzelgänger (»Five Loners« - commissioned work)

La Follia
Concerti grossi by Arcangelo Corelli, Francesco Geminiani and George Frideric Handel

il giovane sassone
with Magdalene Harer (Soprano)
The young George Frideric Handel presents works from his Italian period:
Laudate Pueri (HWV 236), Saeviat tellus (HWV 240)
Orchestral music from Rodrigo (HWV 5)

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la festa musicale aims to attract entirely new listeners for its music with new and exciting concepts:

Bach|brandnew! for children
Music by Johann Sebastian Bach and Benjamin Scheuer
with Britta Riedmiller, concert pedagogue

Locatelli or the Eavesdropping Magnifying Glass
Music by Francesco Geminiani and Pietro Locatelli
with Britta Riedmiller, concert pedagogue

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Programme suggestions:

Biber|Transformations
Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber's Mystery Sonatas
with Adrian Rovatkay (live drawing)
Instrumentation: scordatura violins and basso continuo

»Der vermischte Geschmack« (Mixed Taste)
Sonatas, Fantasies and Trio Sonatas by Francesco Geminiani, Arcangelo Corelli and Georg Philipp Telemann
Instrumentation: violin, violoncello, harpsichord

»Ein Deutscher in Paris« (A German in Paris)
Three appetising "Paris Quartets" by Georg Philipp Telemann and further compositions by Johann Joachim Quantz and Michel Blavet
Instrumentation: traverso, violin, viola da gamba, violoncello, harpsichord

Orchestral musicEducationChamber musicOratorios, masses and cantatas

la festa musicale specialises in the music of the 18th century, for which we are happy to provide the instrumental requirements in sacred music performances. However, we are also available to perform early baroque or classical-romantic repertoire.