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BAROQUE SESSIONS

Baroque music celebrates and embodies dance, community, and improvisation and expresses joy and drama in equal measures.

Join The Benedetti Foundation as we explore the world of baroque music through the eyes of the instruments with a team of internationally acclaimed specialists.

WHEN

The Sessions will take place between 26 September and 2 October, with live online sessions on 1-2 October. 

WHERE

All live Sessions will take place on Zoom. 

EVERYONE CAN TAKE PART

There’s something for all ages, all stages, all instruments and all interests. Zoom sessions are open to ALL participants and a private YouTube live stream link will be provided for anyone who does not wish to join live on Zoom. 

SESSIONS CONTENT

There are three parts to the Sessions: 

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JOIN IN ON SOCIAL MEDIA
Monday 26 – Friday 30 September 

Join in on our social media as we release short participation and information videos from baroque experts. We will also host these on our website for those who do not have social media. 

All are welcome. There are two participatory routes:

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MEET THE EXPERTS
Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 October 

Over the weekend, join us for a series of sessions delivered live on Zoom exploring the energetic and revolutionary world of baroque music. 

You can join as many sessions as you wish.

All sessions will be recorded and can be watched back at any time within 3 months. 

SCHEDULE

The weekend will follow this provisional schedule. All times in UK (GMT +1) Time.

Find out more about our Guest Artists below. 

Saturday 1 October

14:00-15:00    

Woodwind in the Baroque Period with Leo Duarte 

15:15-16:15    

Exploring Baroque Cello with David Watkin

16:30-17:30    

Harpsichord in Action with Steven Devine 

17:45-18:45    

Exploring Baroque Viola with Clifton Harrison

19:00-20:00    

Discover the Lute with Liz Kenny 

Sunday 2 October 

14:00-15:00    

Exploring Baroque Violin with Rachel Podger 

15:15-16:15    

Baroque Brass with Ursula Paludan Monberg  

16:30-17:30    

Exploring Baroque Bass with Carina Cosgrave  

17:45-18:45    

Percussion in the Baroque Period with Adrian Bending

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DISCOVER BAROQUE  PART 2

Join us on YouTube from Monday 26 September as we present Part 2 of our Discover Baroque Series hosted by David Watkin. 

COST

There is a participation fee of £15 to cover the costs of running the Sessions.

Full bursaries are available for anyone – please tick the box on the registration form to apply the bursary. 

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HOW TO JOIN IN

Register by Friday 30 September to receive the information ahead of the live weekend 

GUEST ARTISTS

We are thrilled to be joined by this group of Guest Artists.

Click on their names to find out more. 

 

Percussion

Double Bass

Harpsichord

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Oboe/Woodwind

Viola

Lute

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Horn/Brass

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Violin

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Cello

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