Couperin 350th Anniversary

In Saturday 10 November 2018, the exact 350th anniversary of the birth of the great French composer François Couperin (1668 – 1733), there will be celebration featuring a complete performance of his keyboard works in one day, on harpsichord, spinet, clavichord and organ.  This will include the four books of Pièces de clavecin  (1713, 1717, 1722 and 1730)  in order, as well as the two organ masses.

The professional performers will include Aline Zylberach, Rebecca Pechefsky, Mark Kroll, Jane Clark, Penelope Cave, Katarzyna Kowalik, Aidan Phillips, Luke Green, Satoko Doi-Luck, Jonathan Hellyer Jones, Leonore Hibou, Mark Purcell, Robin Walker, Francis Knights, Dan Tidhar and others.

Attendees may also be interested to know of the Couperin conference at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire www.bcu.ac.uk/conservatoire on 9–10 November 2018.

 

The Old Library and Chapel, Emmanuel College, Cambridge

Admission free, retiring collection

CONTACT: Francis Knights fk240@cam.ac.uk

 



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