“It is to be all made of fantasy, all made of passion and all made of wishes” William Shakespeare

Imagination, fantasy, dreams, the obscure - these are topics which have fed the desire, the inspiration and the fascination of artists throughout time; in the Baroque era as well as today. This recital programme will take you into three different worlds of Fantasy through music and poetry.

With texts by...

How might it have been to be a European star musician in the 18th century? This programme explores the musical world and life of virtuosic French flautist Pierre Gabriel Buffardin (1690-1768).

He was born in Avignon, moved then to Dresden to become a member of one of the most exciting and internationally influenced orchestras of that time, the Dresden court orchestra, and he spent his retirement in...

The title of this recital programme, “Doulce memoire”, also the title of a famous Renaissance chanson, implies the most captivating and enhancing aspects of French music: sweetness tinged with melancholy and the fine art of subtle expression, which is not obvious or cried out, but which nevertheless deeply touches the inner senses.

This programme travels through time with French music - starting wi...

This programme connects German poems of Hermann Hesse, which explore dreams, fantasies and the soul, with some of the 12 Fantasies for solo flute by G. Ph. Telemann.

The 12 Fantasies do not follow the strict composition rules of the Baroque era and demand fantasy and imagination from the composer, the interpreter and the listener. They are little miniatures of Baroque musical speech and affect and...

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