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15 – 19 May 2015

Sunday 17 May, 3.30pm
The Wallace Collection


The Bach Players:
Nicolette Moonen violin & director
Oliver Webber violin
Reiko Ichise viola da gamba
Silas Wollston harpsichord
with Béatrice Martin harpsichord

‘A wonder has appeared in Paris’

Béatrice Martin

Béatrice Martin

Music by Elisabeth Jacquet de La Guerre
Trio Sonata in D major
Suite in D minor (from Pièces de clavessin)
Violin Sonata in F major
Suite in A minor (from Pièces de clavessin)
Trio Sonata in C minor

Lady harpsichordists in 17th-century France were not unusual, but Elisabeth Jacquet de La Guerre was right there in the tough world of professional music-making. This concert sets exquisite harpsichord solos played by Béatrice Martin alongside chamber music performed by The Bach Players.

Tickets £15 (unreserved)

The Wallace Collection, Hertford House
Manchester Square, London W1U 3BN
underground Bond Street


This concert is supported by the Bureau Export de la musique française

Since 1993, bureauexport is actively following the international development of the French music industry, in all styles of music (electronic, jazz, pop, rock, world, urban, classical). Bureauexport puts in touch French and foreign professionals (labels, publishers, artistic agents, ensembles), helps them setting up and carrying out projects, conducts a permanent market watch, etc. More information or professional contacts: www.french-music.org

‘Béatrice Martin is living proof that it is perfectly possible to make a harpsichord sing. ’
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