Johann Pachelbel (1653?-1706)
Werde munter, mein Gemüte (1683) (Awake, my soul)
Chorale mit 4 Variationen (solo harpsichord)
Johann Joachim Quantz (1697-1773)
Flute duet Op 2 No 2 in A minor (1759)
Division on a ground (recorder and harpsichord)
Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767)
Trio Sonata in C Major for Two Flutes and Continuo TWV42
from The Faithful Music-Master
(Der getreue Music-Master, 1728)
1 Introduzione. Grave / Andante (A minor)
3 Lucretia. Largo (C minor)
5 Clelia. Spirituoso
6 Dido. Triste
Originally from Spain, Eva Caballero was awarded a Spanish government scholarship to study at Trinity College of
Music. Later on she specialized on early flutes at the Royal Academy of Music.
She performs with historical flutes in chamber music ensembles and a variety of orchestras; she has recently
performed with Gabrieli Consort & Players, The Sixteen and Dunedin Consort.
Eva has just finished a two-years course in France with Jeune Orchestre Atlantique, an orchestral and chamber music training course in classical and romantic repertoire on period instruments playing under conductors such as Langrée, Minkowski, Herreweghe, Lonquich and Malgoire. While in JOA she received a scholarship to participate in the Tafelmusik Baroque Academy 2010 in Toronto, where she had lessons with Claire Guimond.
As a chamber musician Eva has won numerous awards in the UK and Spain including XIII Paper de Música de Capellades, Premi Ciutat Manresa, IX Pòdiums de St. Joan de Vilatorrada and the Anglo-Czech Trust Competition.
She has given recitals at the Handel House Museum, Wallace Collection, Dulwich Picture Gallery and St. Martin-in-the-Fields among others. Her festival appearances include The Early Music Festival, Brighton Early Music Festival (England), Portello River Festival (Italy), Festival de Saintes (France), Eilat Festival (Israel) and Haydn Festival (Eisenstadt, Austria).
Rialto Lounge will be selling sandwiches and drinks in the church after the concert.
Merlin Harrison studied the recorder at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and the Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Leipzig. Merlin took up baroque oboe lessons and now finds himself in demand as a “doubling” musician. He has also taken part in numerous masterclasses and summer courses led by the likes of Philip Pickett, Dan Laurin, Gerd Lünenbürger, Katharina Arfken and Alfredo Bernardini.
He has performed at some of the UK’s most prestigious concert venues including the Wigmore Hall, Barbican Hall, LSO St Luke’s, St John’s Smith Square and Snape Maltings and for several period ensembles including the English Concert, Britten-Pears Baroque Orchestra and Ludus Baroque. He has also worked with some of the leading specialists in early music; Sir Charles Mackerras, Richard Egarr, Harry Bicket and Rachel Podger to name a few.
Merlin’s has performed at the Europaïsches Musikfest Stuttgart and at the European Recorder Festival in Feldkirch, Austria where he was also a junior adjudicator at the competition for solo recorder. He has also played at several prominent European festivals including the Aldeburgh Festival, Edinburgh International Festival, Urbino Early Music Festival, Ensemble-Akademie Freiburg and Les Chants de la Dore in the Auvergne.
During the coming year, Merlin will join Theatre of the Ayre, a new period ensemble that will tour the UK with performances of John Blow’s Venus and Adonis. You can also hear him on disc, playing with David Daniels and the English Concert on a recording of Bach arias for countertenor (2008 Virgin Classics).
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We found no harpsichord version of the
Pachelbel Chorale and Variations online,
so here it is played simply on the organ:
This recording of the Quantz Flute Duet comes from a
Flute Masterclass of the Conservatorio de música de Leganés, Madrid, Spain, by L Herrero and A Gil
Our chosen recording of Telemann's Trio Sonata in C comes from the Central Methodist Church of Monevideo, Uruguay. In this final examination performance the flautists are Macaela Bordahandy and José Rodriguez, with organ continuo played by Damián Weisz.