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Academy of Ancient Music: The Baroque Trumpet

When Feb 16, 2015
from 07:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Where 7.30pm, West Road Concert Hall
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The Baroque Trumpet

with Tine Thing Helseth

Free pre-concert talk at 6.30pm

Tine Thing Helseth, trumpet
David Blackadder, trumpet

Bach Sinfonias from cantatas 29 (1731), 150 (c.1708) and 31 (1715)
Biber Sonata No. 10 in G minor (1676)
Corelli Sonata a quattro (1699)
Vivaldi Concerto in C major for two trumpets (1742)
Telemann Concerto in D major for three trumpets (1716)

In the 17th and 18th centuries, the art of trumpet playing was dominated by a small number of fearless virtuoso performers. Exploiting the super-high “clarino” register, these flamboyant trailblazers secured lucrative jobs at Europe’s wealthiest courts, inspiring court and civic composers to write ever more astonishing music for them.

Norwegian sensation Tine Thing Helseth makes her AAM debut alongside AAM principal David Blackadder in a programme that celebrates the power and glory of the baroque trumpet in works from across Europe.


TICKETS: £14–£27 (£3 for AAMplify members). Available from, tel: 01223 357851.

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