Mon 1 Jan 0001 - Sun 10 Jun 2018,
SJE Arts Next Generation Series 2018
Improviso - Badinage
Music from the 17th & 18th Centuries
Fatima Lahham, recorders
Elin White, baroque violin
Florence Petit, baroque cello
Johan Löfving, theorbo
Improviso is an exciting and versatile young quartet formed in 2015 at the Royal College of Music in London. They explore historically informed improvisation alongside performing chamber music of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.
Praised for their inventive programming and exciting stage presence, Improviso has appeared recently at the Styriarte Festival in Austria, Bad Liebenwerda in Germany and at venues in the UK, including London’s Wigmore Hall where they are Chamber Tots Ensemble in Residence.
For 2018 they have been awarded a chamber music residency at Snape Maltings, Aldeburgh.
‘They’re like the Elizabethan rock’n’roll’
Juliet Stevenson, Middle Temple Hall (November 2015)
Duration: 1 hour with no interval
Jean-Marie Leclair: Deuxieme Recreation de Musique
Tarquinius Merula: Ciacona
Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre: Trio Sonata in G minor
Improvisations over bass lines from the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries