Manchester Camerata comes to Colne Muni

Manchester Camerata brings renowned harpsichordist Mahan Esfahani to Colne for a Baroque celebration.

By The Newsroom
Wednesday, 17th November 2010, 1:12 pm

Dresden was one of the most distinguished musical and artistic centres of the 18th Century, known for its composers, including Johann Adolf Hasse and Antonio Lotti. J.S. Bach’s talented and wayward son, Wilhelm Friedemann, was an exceptional organist, while gifted prodigy Johann Gottlieb Goldberg penned works so well-written that, for more than half a century, they were thought to be written by Bach himself!

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This concert offers a selection of works which show the astounding creativity of the time, with the help of renowned harpsichordist and Bach fanatic Esfahani.
This is Manchester Camerata’s 20th concert at the Muni Theatre, which has become known for bringing world-class soloists to Colne, performing concerts of the highest standard in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.

Esfahani will talk about the rich depth and variety of Baroque concertos and chamber music in the evening’s programme at 6-30 p.m. in the Muni Theatre, prior to the concert.

The doors open at 6-45 p.m. for the concert to start at 7-30 p.m. Tickets are £16.00 or £13.50 (concessions).