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lovely music, with style and spirit!

Musical Director Steven Devine

A much loved part of the early music scene since 1983, Linden Baroque works with well known early music specialists to bring audiences highly enjoyable and memorable concerts.
A wonderful concert - superb ensemble, excellent singers. (MB, email)
Beautiful - beats Venice! (SP, London SE13)
Gorgeous and delicate, excellent musicans. So impressed (NY email)
Wonderful, beautiful, sublime (MC, London)
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Linden promotes its own concerts in and around London and is available for festivals or choirs looking for an original instrument 'historically informed' band to add style and zest to their performances of baroque music.

NEXT CONCERT:
Bach Cantatas....and more
Sun July 22nd, 6.30pm
2018 Ashley Bach & Telemann
Director and solo flute Ashley Solomon,
Soloists Rosemary Galton, soprano,
Harriet Kirk, Alto, Paul Bentley , tenor
Jon Stainsby, bass

Bach Cantatas 123 'Liebster Immanuel'
and 151 'Süsser Trost, mein Jesu kommt'

Telemann Fantasies for solo flute and solo violin
Telemann Ouverture TWV 55e3 for 2 flutes, 2 oboes and bassoon and strings
Johann Bernhard Bach Ouverture no 4 D maj
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As befits a concert directed by the wonderful flautist Ashley Solomon (of Florilegium) the flute features prominently in all the works (other than the solo violin Fantasie of course!) Ashley Solomon himself plays a solo Fantasie by Telemann and the flute duets intimately with the soprano in that sublime aria in Bach's Cantata 151, "Susser trost, mein Jesu kommt". We also hear plenty from the other winds, the oboes and d'amores and bassoons in Bach's Canata 123 and in orchestral suites by Telemann and Johann Bernhard Bach. JB was a cousin of the great JS and wrote some very fine music, though most of it has been lost. It can be grand and confident, jolly and sprightly and also very charming and affecting. The Telemann suite is for 2 flutes, 2 oboes, bassoon and strings and is typiclally characterful and quirky with one movement "Les Cyclops" and another "Galimatias" (transl. 'jumbled or unintelligble words').

LAST CONCERT:
A concert for Gloria e Marco
Gloria e Marco
Music from Italy and England to mark the launch of the Gloria e Marco Award celebrating the lives of two young architects from Italy who perished in the Grenfell Tower tragedy.
Here is an article from BD Online describing this intensely moving event.
Stradella Suite for Trumpet and strings, Monteverdi Beatus Vir, Vivaldi Gloria, Purcell Dido's Lament, Chacony, Pavan for 3 violins, Hear My Prayer
All Saints Fulham SW6 3LA , June 13th
With Vox Cordis Choir
Soloists Kate Ashby & Eleanor Minney
conductor
Oliver John Ruthven

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