Croatian Baroque Ensemble

Croatian Baroque Ensemble
Croatian Baroque Ensemble

Monday 28. 8. 2017   20:30

Franciscan monastery in Piran

“A cinque”  

Artistic direction: Laura Vadjon

Laura Vadjon: baroque violin
Ana Benić: flute traverse 
Stjepan Nodilo: barock oboe
Lea Sušanj: baroque cello
Krešimir Has: harpsichord

 

Programme:

  • Georg Philipp Telemann (1681 -1767): Quartet in G Major for flute, oboe, violin and b.c. (Musique de Table) 
  • Johann Gottlieb Janitsch (1708  - 1763): Sonata da camera for flute, oboe, violin and b.c., op. 4
  • Giuseppe Tartini (1692 - 1770): Sonata for violin and cello in C Major, B. - C1
  • François Couperin (1668 - 1733): Noveaux Concerts, N 14 
  • Johann Joachim Quantz (1697 - 1773): Sonata in C Major for recorder and transverse flute, QV 2 Anh. 3
  • Johann Christian Bach (1735 - 1782): Quintet in D Major for flute, oboe, violin, cello and harpsichord

 

Croatian Baroque Ensemble

Croatian Baroque Ensemble is the most prominent Croatian ensemble that specializes in historically authentic interpretations of instrumental and vocal music from the baroque and similar periods, performed on original instruments and their quality replicas.

The ensemble was founded in 1999 and consists of talented young musicians - both instrumentalists and vocalists, who are already renowned in performing baroque music.

Along with a continuous concert series consisting of seven concerts at the Croatian Music Institute with clear thematic programs that include Croatian and foreign baroque music, they are regular guests at numerous national and international festivals (Varaždin Baroque Evenings, Zagreb Baroque Festival, Dubrovnik Summer Festival, Split Summer Festival, St. Donat’s Festival in Zadar and Histria Festival.)

In their concert programs, the ensemble features prominent international and Croatian soloists and conductors, experts with an authentic approach in performing baroque pieces. These have included Catherine Mackintosh, Herve Niquet, Enrico Onofri, Jaap ter Linden, Stefano Montanari, Philip Pickett, Laurence Cummings, Werner Ehrhardt, Aapo Hakkinnen, Shalev Ad El, Adrian Butterfield, Richard Egarr, Peter Lonnerberg, Mimi Mitchell, David Staff, Theresa Caudle, Ryo Terakado and Alessandro Tampieri.

The artistic leader of the popular Croatian Baroque Ensemble is the renowned violinist Laura Vadjon.

Apart from Croatia, the Ensemble has performed in Austria, Italy, France, Germany, Belgium, Spain, Sweden, Finland, Estonia, Argentina, Bolivia, Cuba, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and in Slovenia.