Early & ßaroque Music Month
Music on Thursdays at Leatherhead Methodist Church
Julie West Solicitor
Leatherhead Concert &
Michel Blavet (1700-1768)
arr Satoko Doi-Luck
Overture to 'Le Jaloux Corrigé' (1752)
François Couperin "Couperin le Grand" (1668-1733)
La Visionnaire for solo harpsichord (c1690)
from the trio sonata 'Les Nations' (1726)
Second Ordre: L'Espagnol Second Set: The Spaniard
Gravement, et mesuré – très lentement
Vivement – doux et affectueusement
Légèrement – gayement –
air tendre – vivement et marqué
6 Gigue Lourée modérément
7 Gavote tendrement, sans lenteur
9 Bourée gayment
10 Passacaille noblement et marqué
Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767)
from 6 Quadri (1730) Paris Quartets
Quartet No 4 in g minor
Flavia Hirte, flute
Alice Earll, violin
Flavia Hirte was born in Berlin and moved to the UK in 2006. She currently lives in London, working as a freelance flautist and teacher. She completed her Master's degree at the Royal College of Music with distinction in 2015, where she studied with Lisa Beznosiuk and Rachel Brown. As a Music Talks Scholar, her studies were supported by an Ian Evans Lombe Award as well as by the MBF Postgraduate Performance Award, the Seary Trust and the YLCE. Performing on both historical and modern flutes, Flavia is active across Europe as a chamber and orchestral musician.
As well as her performances with Ensemble Molière, Flavia plays with two other chamber groups. Both Concord Winds and The Fattscheck Project focus on Classical repertoire and aim to promote neglected musical works. Alongside her degree she participated in a number of prestigious training programmes, including; the OAE Experience Scheme, Jeune Orchestre Hector Berlioz, Dartington Baroque Orchestra, AAM Workshop, Brighton Early Music Live!, Vadstena Academie and the European Union Baroque Orchestra.
As an orchestral musician she has played with groups such as The London Handel Orchestra, Oxford Baroque, The Bach Players, Florilegium, The Hanover Band, Gabrieli Consort & Players, The Brandenburg Baroque Soloists and Musica Saeculorum. Flavia has appeared as a soloist on a number of occasions, performing concertos at the Guildhall, the RCM and with the Amadè Players both in London and at the 2016 Tilford Bach Festival.
For more information on upcoming concerts and teaching please visit: www.flaviahirte.com
Alice Earll is a young and engaging British violinist specialising in period instrument performance. Alice studied under Pavlo Beznosiuk at the Royal Academy of Music, graduating in 2016 with a first-class degree and the Bickerdike Allen Prize for achievement.
She has since gone on to perform with the Academy of Ancient Music at the BBC Proms and as part of the Lincoln Centre's Mostly Mozart Festival. She has also played at Shakespeare's Globe as part of 'Vivaldi's The Four Season. A Reimagining' with music by Max Richter and performed with various other groups such as the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, The Avison Ensemble, Ex Cathedra, Ensemble Marsyas and as a member of the European Union Baroque Orchestra (EUBO).
In 2017 Alice was hand-selected to perform with the Ambronay European Baroque Academy, under the direction of Paul Agnew. The group toured Europe with their ground-breaking setting of Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas, performed entirely from memory.
As a soloist, Alice has performed Telemann’s Concerto for Three Violins in F Major alongside Rachel Podger at the Wigmore Hall and has recently recorded a CD of English violin sonatas by Joseph Gibbs with Eboracum Baroque.
As a founding member of Ensemble Molière, Alice has performed at the Brighton Early Music Festival, Bruges Early Music Festival and made her BBC Radio debut on Radio 3's In Tune.
She plays on a Thomas Kennedy violin on loan from the Harrison Frank Foundation.
Performances this year include; Dancing with Bach, a solo recital at The Old Chapel Court in Tewkesbury, B Minor Mass with AAM and Tenebrae, the EUBO Gala Concert in Antwerp, Ormisda with Opera Settecento at the Halle Handel Festival and Agrippina with AAM at The Grange.
Kate Conway studied baroque cello and viol with Jonathan Manson at the Royal Academy of Music, graduating with distinction, after gaining first class honours in Classics from Jesus College, Cambridge.
She has performed with Solomon’s Knot, English Touring Opera, and the Feinstein Ensemble, and was selected for the Handel House Talent Scheme 2016-17. Kate also plays with Musica Poetica and Chelys Consort of Viols (performing in our recent concert at St John's), and is a founder member of Ceruleo, who were Ensemble Fellows at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama for 2016-17.
A keen chamber musician, Kate was twice awarded the RAM Nancy Nuttall Ensemble Prize, and was a recipient of the D Day Fund Award and Sir Anthony Lewis Memorial Prize for Consort Music. She participated in RAM concerts directed by Rachel Podger, Margaret Faultless and Laurence Cummings, and regularly played continuo for the Kohn Bach Cantatas series, most notably alongside the Thomanerchor Leipzig.
She has also taken part in masterclasses at the Greenwich International Early Music Festival and RCM Festival of Viols, performing to Christophe Coin, Alison Crum, Vittorio Ghielmi and Paolo Pandolfo. More recent projects have included concerts at the Cadogan Hall, Southbank Centre and King’s Place, and live broadcasts on Radio 3’s In Tune with Ceruleo and Ensemble Molière.
Satoko Doi-Luck studied composition at the Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music before coming to England to continue her composition studies at the Royal College of Music as a scholar supported by the PRS Sir Arthur Bliss Foundation, the Alice Templeton Award and an Overseas Artist grant from the Japanese Government.
As a composer, Satoko recently wrote short new works for the Orchestra of Age of Enlightenment which ave been performed as part of OAE's the Night Shift tour in autumn 2013 and spring 2015.
Satoko then studied harpsichord and continuo with James Johnstone, and is a recipient of the Raymond Russell award. She has taken part in masterclasses by Menno van Delft, Ton Koompan, Andreas Staier, Kenneth Weiss, Richard Egarr and the Academy of Ancient Music.
Satoko has been awarded the Junior Fellowship in Harpsichord/Continuo at the Royal College of Music, and was also selected as a participant of the Handel House Talent Scheme 2015-2016. She is also a member of Ceruleo, and has performed with La Serenissima, Birmingham Opera Company, English Chamber Orchestra, Tenebrae, and Shakespeare's Globe.
Leatherhead Methodist Church
Music on Thursdays
at St John's Old Chapel
Musique de la Chambre du Roi
Chelys Consort of Viols
with Toby Carr, lute/theorbo
16 August 2018
Wednesday at St John's
Chapel of St John the Evangelist
on Main Quad
Head of Undergraduate Studies
Royal Academy of Music
15 August 2018
Music on Thursdays
Joseph Tong, piano
Sibelius • Schumann
6 September 2018
FoSPAL fundraiser for NewSPAL
a concert each week
to the end of November