Pallade Musica Performs Lully and Telemann

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Monday, July 04, 2016

The Montreal-based ensemble Pallade Musica performed at the Frick Collection. The Montreal-based ensemble Pallade Musica performed at the Frick Collection. (Élizabeth Delgae)

Monday at 10 pm the Montreal early music ensemble Pallade Musica kicks off this season of Concerts from The Frick Collection with a program of French Baroque selections. These works by Lully, Telemann and Guignon represent some of the first piece of music that were performed for concertgoers outside of a royal court or church.

WQXR's Elliott Forrest hosts the program with commentary from the performers. Pallade Musica includes violinist Tanya LaPerrière, cellist Elinor Frey, theorbo player Esteban La Rotta and harpsichordist Mélisanda McNabney. Guest artist Anne Thivierge, who plays the transverse flute, also joins the ensemble.

Additional selections from Pallade Musica concert are available on the WQXR App.

Program Playlist:

Telemann: “Paris” Quartet No. 6 in E Minor

Lully: “Logistille,” from Roland, arr. De Visée
Esteban La Rotta, solo theorbo

Guignon: Violin Sonata No. 1, Op. 1

Telemann: “Paris” Quartet No. 1 in D Major             

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