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Baroque Improvised: Jean Rondeau In Recital

Baroque Improvised: Jean Rondeau in Recital

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Programme

This event is part of Rondeau’s MUSE Artist-in-Residence programme

 

BACH Prelude from Partita in C minor, BWV 997
BACH Fantasia in C minor, BWV 906
SCARLATTI Sonata in C major, K. 132 – Cantabile
SCARLATTI Sonata in A minor, K. 175 – Allegro
SCARLATTI Sonata in A major, K. 208 – Adagio
SCARLATTI Sonata in D major, K. 119 – Allegro
BACH Chaconne in D minor from Violin Partita No. 2, BWV 1004 (arr. for keyboard left hand by Johannes Brahms)
RONDEAU Piano improvisations on BWV 997, K. 132, K. 208, and a fandango

 

French harpsichordist Jean Rondeau returns to Hong Kong to present an ambitious dialogue on Bach’s and Scarlatti’s works. With a harpsichord and a piano present on stage, Rondeau will first unveil a selection of the two composers’ works on the harpsichord, before proceeding to the modern piano to show off his virtuosic improvisations on the same tunes. Through his use of the Baroque period’s improvisatory performance style in a modern setting, Rondeau will reveal his secret blend of musical antiquity and modernity.

House Programme

Venue

Grand Hall
Lee Shau Kee Lecture Centre
Centennial Campus
The University of Hong Kong

Admission

$220 single concert
$350 both concerts – see details of Jean Rondeau’s Jazz Piano Trio Cabane!

  • Tickets at URBTIX starting 14 Feb at 10am
  • HKU Discounts: Students $50 | Staff 15% off (Valid HKU student / staff card required upon purchase at URBTIX outlets and entry to venue)
  • Be a MUSE members 10% off
  • Full-time students, citizens aged 60 or above & people with disabilities 50% off
  • Le French May members 10% off
  • Discounts cannot be combined

Scarlatti - Sonata in A minor, K.175

Photo Gallery

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Biography

Remarks

  • For ages 8+
  • Approximately 75 minutes without intermission
  • Guests are advised to arrive punctually.
  • No latecomers will be admitted until a suitable break in the programme.
  • Programmes and artists are subject to change.

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