Jean Rondeau, harpsichord

Friday, March 01, 2019 - 7:30 PM
American Philosophical Society

American Philosophical Society

Benjamin Franklin Hall,
427 Chestnut Street
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About This Performance

This concert is supported by Martin and Cynthia Heckscher and the Gould Family Foundation.

With his electric-shock hair and Paris Conservatoire musical education, French prodigy Jean Rondeau is “on a mission to make the harpsichord hip” (The Independent). Hear this antique instrument played as never before by “one of the most natural performers one is likely to hear on a classical music stage” (Washington Post).

Italian Recycling

D. Scarlatti: Keyboard Sonatas, K. 132, 175, 6, 208, 119, 481
JS Bach: Prelude from the Lute Suite in C Minor, BWV 997
JS Bach: Fantasia in C Minor, BWV 906
JS Bach: Adagio from the Oboe Concerto in D Minor, BWV 974 [Arr. by A. Marcello]
JS Bach: Italian Concerto in F Major, BWV 971
JS Bach: Chaconne from the Violin Partita in D Minor, BWV 1004 [Arr. by J. Brahms]