Guest Directed by Alfredo Bernardini, oboe, and Cecilia Bernardini, violin
â€śA sparkling and scintillating performance that was delivered in a comprehensively period style.â€ť â€“ The Herald (on Cecilia)
The father/daughter team of oboist Alfredo BernardiniÂ and violinist Cecilia Bernardini co-lead this concert exploring the family genius of J.S. Bach and his eldest sons. Get to know the music of Wilhelm Friedemann Bach, whose work is full of quirk and surprise, and Carl Philipp Emmanuel Bach, whose music straddles both the baroque and classical eras, as well as C.P.E.â€™s godfather, Georg Philipp Telemann.
Both returning to Tafelmusik following acclaimed appearances in past seasons, daughter and father will take turns centre stage as soloist on J.S. Bachâ€™s exuberant Concerto for violin in E Major, and C.P.E. Bachâ€™s Concerto for oboe in E-flat Major, respectively.
All ticket holders are invited to attend our free Pre-Concert Chats at Trinity-St. Paul's Centre. Join us one hour before each performance to listen to a panel discussion with oboistÂ John AbbergerÂ and violinistÂ Julia Wedman, moderated by Hannah French. Dr. French is a freelance musicologist, broadcaster, and baroque flautist.
Join us after the performance onÂ Wednesday, April 5Â for aÂ free informal discussion with our musiciansÂ and guest artists.
Public Guest Artist Masterclass
Oboist Alfredo Bernardini offers a Guest Artist Masterclass on Saturday, April 8, 2017, from 1:30 to 3:30 pm at Jeanne Lamon Hall, Trinity-St. Paulâ€™s Centre. He will work with emerging artists on Baroque flute, oboe, & bassoon.
Tafelmusikâ€™s Guest Artist Masterclasses are open to the public and admission is free (donations are appreciated).
J.S. Bach Ouverture BWV 194A, reconst. by A. Bernardini (Leipzig, 1723)**
J.S. Bach Concerto for violin in E Major, BWV 1042*
Cecilia Bernardini, violin soloist
C.P.E. Bach Concerto for oboe in E-flat Major, W1. 165 (Hamburg, 1765)**
Alfredo Bernardini, oboe soloist
W.F. Bach Sinfonia in F Major, Fk 67 (Dresden, 1735â€“40)*
G.P. Telemann Orchestral suite in D Minor, TWV 55:d3 (Frankfurt/Hamburg)**
* Recorded by Tafelmusik
** First time performed on the Tafelmusik stage
Concert run time:Â Our best estimate at this time is approximately 2 hours including intermission. Final run time will be confirmed the week of the concert.
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