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La Serenissima

The Godfather

A feast of instrumental colour with oboes, bassoons, trumpets, timpani, strings and continuo by the finest composers of the baroque

Telemann Concerto in D
Johann Georg Pisendel Concerto movement in E flat
Giuseppe Antonio Brescianello Concerto in B flat
J S Bach Concerto movement in D, BWV 1045
Johann Georg Pisendel Concerto movement in A
Vivaldi Concerto in A, RV 158
Johann Friedrich Fasch Concerto in D

Adrian Chandler violin/director

‘Most serene’ is what they called Venice, but there’s nothing staid about this explosion of 18th-century colour, melody and instrumental razzle-dazzle, performed by an award-winning period instrument ensemble under its founder, Wirral born Adrian Chandler, and featuring gloriously extravagant concertos by Vivaldi, Bach, and ‘the Godfather’ himself: Telemann.

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