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Couperin at 350 - An Anniversary Celebration

Couperin at 350 - An Anniversary Celebration

Commuter Concert

Date and time
22 Nov 2018 (6:00pm)

Organ Studio, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire

200 Jennens Road, B4 7XR


£8 (£6)
Ticket entitles you to drinks offer at Boult’s Bar

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Curator Graham Sadler

François Couperin Motet pour le jour de Sainte-Cécile
François Couperin Cantate: Ariane et Bacchus
François Couperin Héraclite, Démocrite, Diogène and Les Agioteurs au désespoir
François Couperin Pièces de clavecin

In this third concert in Royal Birmingham Conservatoire’s year-long celebration of the 350th anniversary of François Couperin’s birth, students from Early Music, Vocal and Recorder departments present a programme that includes two recent discoveries (a cantata and two convivial canons), plus a selection of harpsichord pieces. As appropriate to Saint Cecilia’s day, it also includes a new reconstruction of Couperin’s Cecilian motet.

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