Italy versus France

Medium italy vs france

Wednesday 4 July, 7.30 pm

The Octagon Chapel, Colegate, Norwich NR3 1BN

Italian or French? In the later seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries in Europe, two national musical styles were seen as opposing and in contest, though composers increasingly brought them together. This concert brings the styles to life in works by some of the brilliant composers of the times: Corelli, Couperin, Clérambault, Rameau, Leclair

The music

Arcangelo Corelli (1653–1713)

François Couperin (1668–1733)

Louis-Nicolas Clérambault (1676–1749)

Jean Philippe Rameau (1683–1764)

Jean-Marie Leclair (1697–1764)

The musicians

(Nicolette Moonen violin, Oliver Webber violin, Reiko Ichise viola da gamba, Silas Wollston harpsichord)

Booking tickets

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Tickets can also be bought from St George’s Music Shop, 17–19 St George’s Street, Norwich NR3 1AB (telephone: 01603 626414)