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Works by Bach

4 musicians

Bach composed his chamber music while he was at Prince Leopold’s service, in Coethen, around 1720. He wrote for the violin, the flute, the viola de gamba and the cello, but apart from his sonatas with basso continuo, he was the first one to give a solo role to the harpsichord, an instrument he himself played with exceptional virtuosity. Each member of the Boréades will take turns as soloist, highlighting the most expressive and original sonatas, before joining forces for the incredible Trio sonata from the Musical Offering, composed in 1747.

THURSDAY NOVEMBER 21 2019, 7:30 PM

TICKETS

Regular $ 30 / Senior $ 25 /
30 and younger $ 12
On sale at the Montreal Conservatoire ticketing
Taxes included, fees excluded

ADDRESS

Salle de concert du Conservatoire de musique de Montréal

Les Boréades de Montréal

Early music ensemble on period instruments

Founded by Francis Colpron in 1991, Les Boréades focuses on early music. The ensemble has chosen an interpretative approach in keeping with the spirit of the Baroque era, by adhering to the rules of performance practice of the past and playing on period instruments. Critics and audiences alike in Canada and abroad have been unanimous in hailing the group’s energy and spontaneity as well as its theatrical, expressive and elegant playing, indicative of a unique flair for Baroque aesthetics.