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Academy of Ancient Music and Jordi Savall - Handel, Lully, Rameau, Marais

Jordi Savall directs the Academy of Ancient Music in Handel's Water Music, plus dance pieces by Lully, Rameau and Marais. Introduced from the Barbican in London by Martin Handley.

Jordi Savall directs the Academy of Ancient Music in Handel's Water Music, plus dance pieces by Lully, Rameau and Marin Marais. Introduced from the Barbican in London by Martin Handley.

Lully: Suite from Alceste
Marin Marais: Alcione - Suites des air a jouer (1706)

8.20 pm:
INTERVAL: Jordi Savall talks about his latest recording, 'The Routes of Slavery'

8.40 pm:
Handel: Water Music Suites No 2 in D major and No. 3 in G major
Rameau: Suite from Les Boréades

Academy of Ancient Music
Directed by Jordi Savall

The Catalan viola da gamba player and conductor Jordi Savall is acknowledged as one of the world's most innovative and adventurous musicians, constantly exploring new pieces from medieval and oriental sources, and finding a new take on familiar works. The Academy of Ancient Music have invited him to lead them in French dance music by Lully, Rameau and viola da gamba player Marin Marais, plus Handel's classic Water Music, written for a royal performance on the River Thames in 1717.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Part 1

    • Jean‐Baptiste Lully

      Suite from Alceste

      Ensemble: Academy of Ancient Music. Conductor: Jordi Savall.
    • Marin Marais

      Alcione - Suite des Airs à joüer

      Ensemble: Academy of Ancient Music. Conductor: Jordi Savall.
  • Interval

    • MG Improvisation

      Simbo (chant de griot)

      Performer: Kassé Mady Diabaté. Performer: Driss El Maloumi. Performer: Ballaké Sissoko. Performer: Rajery. Singer: Mamani Keïta. Singer: Nana Kouyaté. Singer: Tanti Kouyate. Choir: La Capella Reial de Catalunya. Conductor: Jordi Savall.
    • Mateo Flecha

      La Negrina/Gugurumbé

      Performer: Tembembe Ensamble Continuo. Choir: La Capella Reial de Catalunya. Ensemble: Hespèrion XXI. Conductor: Jordi Savall.
    • Trad

      Los Negritos (son jarocho)

      Performer: Tembembe Ensamble Continuo. Choir: La Capella Reial de Catalunya. Ensemble: Hespèrion XXI. Conductor: Jordi Savall.
  • Part 2

    • George Frideric Handel

      Water Music - Suites in D major and G minor

      Ensemble: Academy of Ancient Music. Conductor: Jordi Savall.
    • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

      Suite from Les Boréades

      Ensemble: Academy of Ancient Music. Conductor: Jordi Savall.
    • anon

      Bourée Avignonez

      Ensemble: Academy of Ancient Music. Conductor: Jordi Savall.
    • George Frideric Handel

      La Réjouissance from Music for the Royal Fireworks, HWV 351

      Ensemble: Academy of Ancient Music. Conductor: Jordi Savall.
  • Post-concert

    • Giovanni Benedetto Platti

      Keyboard sonata in G minor

      Performer: Linda Nicholson.
      • Discovering the Piano.
      • Passacaille.
      • PAS1024.

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