Think Outside the Bachs

Think Outside the Bachs
Date and time
11 Mar 2022 (7:00pm - 8:40pm)

The Bradshaw Hall, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire

Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, 200 Jennens Road, B4 7XR


£10 (£5 students)

Think Outside the Bachs 

Come on a journey through Europe with Hope Pugh and 16 other talented performers from Royal Birmingham Conservatoire as we explore a varied programme of wonderful works by female composers. The evening is a concert of Early Music from Europe and throughout the duration of the concert the performers will take you on an adventure through England, Italy, France and Germany. 

The concert is to celebrate International Women’s Day and all pieces performed are rarely heard compositions by female composers. 

Music to include: 
Barbara Strozzi L'amante segreto for mezzo-soprano and harpsichord 
Isabella Leonarda Trio Sonata for violin, viola da gamba and harpsichord
Chiara Cozzolani Tu dulcis, o bone Jesu for soprano, mezzo-soprano and two tenors and organ
Hildegard of Bingen O magne pater and O Virtus Sapiente for chorus of female voices 
Jacquet de La Guerre Dances from Cephale et Procris for flute, violin, viola da gamba and harpsichord 
Hope Pugh mezzo-soprano
Andrea Risueno harpsichord
Carlos Gadelha baroque guitar
Caroline Loane alto
Chloe Gadd soprano
Christi Park baroque violin
Daniel Marles tenor
Dylan McCaig organ
Heidi Fardell baroque flute
Oliver Barker bass
Isaac Boulter harpsichord
Molly Welling baroque cello 
Oliver Clayton baroque violin
Paul Kowal harpsichord
Ruby Thorne soprano
Thomas Hawkey–Soar tenor
Timothy Lin viola da gamba