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Les Violons Du Roy with Jeremy Denk, piano & leader

  • Dates: March 17, 2022
  • Time: 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
  • Price: Various
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    Canada’s premier chamber ensemble Les Violons du Roy will perform a program of Renaissance and Baroque works, culminating in the work of JS Bach as the height of polyphony, led by the charismatic, award-winning pianist Jeremy Denk.

    PROGRAM (subject to change)

    H. VON BINGEN O virtus Sapientiae transcribed for strings*

    BYRD Haec Dies transcribed for strings*

    MORLEY Christes Crosse transcribed for strings*

    MONTEVERDI Zefiro torna e di soavi accenti

    J.S. BACH Keyboard concerto in E Major, BWV 1053

    BIBER Battalia à 10 - Sonata di Marche

    PURCELL Fantasia a 4 in D minor, Z. 739

    DOWLAND Lachrimae or Seaven Teares

    GESUALDO Moro, lasso, al mio duolo transcribed for strings*

    J.S. BACH Keyboard concerto in D minor, BWV 1052

    *All transcriptions by Jeremy Denk and Les Violons du Roy

     

    “Is Les Violons du Roy perhaps the best early-music ensemble in North

    America? Check. ” The Washington Post

    “Mr. Denk is a pianist you want to hear no matter what he performs, in

    whatever combination—both for his penetrating intellectual engagement

    with the music and for the generosity of his playing.” The New York Times

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