Telemann: à 1, 2, 3, 4!
Sunday, July 12 at 4pm
Supported by Alice and Grant Burton
Montreal’s brilliant quartet Flûte Alors! celebrates one of the most imaginative – and the most prolific! – of Baroque composers: Georg Philipp Telemann. With his unparalleled fluency in the German, Italian, French and Polish musical styles, Telemann’s inventive compositions have resonated with audiences throughout the centuries.
This afternoon’s program features original works and arrangements for one, two, three, and finally, four recorders!
Recorders Vincent Lauzer, Marie-Laurence Primeau, Alexa Raine-Wright, Caroline Tremblay
Fantasias for solo recorder (selections)
Sonata in D minor from TWV40:104 for solo recorder (selections)
Canonic Sonata in B flat major from TWV 40:118 for two recorders
Sonata III in D minor for three recorders (excerpts)
Concerto « polonois » in G major from TWV43:G7 for four recorders (excerpts)
Compositions by Georg Philipp Telemann (1681–1767)
Supported by Bureau du Québec à Toronto
The annual Summer Music in the Garden concert series is presented by TD Bank Group – The Ready Commitment with the generous support of The Azrieli Foundation.
The series is produced by Harbourfront Centre in partnership with the City of Toronto. Special thanks to Chief Cheerleader Jim Fleck, 2020 series supporters Rita and Sam Bresler, our individual concert supporters, and our 2019 audience members.
The Gail Asper Family Foundation
Alice and Grant Burton
Robert and Ann Corcoran
Michael and Sonja Koerner
Sandra and Jim Pitblado
and the generosity of our 2019 Audience