Daniel Hope: Air, a Baroque Journey

Violinist Daniel Hope takes us on a special journey, up until the year 1766, that is.

When Daniel Hope performed Max Richter's landmark recomposition of Vivaldi's Four Seasons at The Bristol Proms in 2013, it caused a sensation. Rapturously received by the critics and hugely enjoyed by a sell-out audience, it's a tough act to follow…

But this year, Hope has a different proposition for the Bristol Proms. In this Baroque Journey, Hope will take the audience on a tour of his favourite music from the period, up until the year 1766, when the Bristol Old Vic Theatre was first built.

Thursday 31st July
19:30
Bristol Old Vic Theatre

Programme:

Diego Ortiz (1510-1570) - Ricercata segunda
Georg Friedrich Haendel (1685-1759) - Sarabande HWV 437 (arrangement Olivier Fourés)
Andrea Falconieri (1585/6–1656) - La suave melodia
Johann Paul von Westhoff (1656 -1705) - Imitazione delle campane
Nicola Matteis (1650-après 1713) - Diverse bizzarrie sopra la Veccia Sarabanda o pur Ciaccona
Antonio Vivaldi (1678 - 1741) - Sonate for 2 Violins: "La Follia"

Entracte

Andrea Falconieri (1585/6–1656) - Passacaglia à 3
Johann Paul von Westhoff (1656-1705) - La guerra così nominata di sua maestà
Traditionnel - Greensleeves
Jean-Marie Leclair (1697–1764) - Le Tambourin
Marco Uccelini (1603 ou 1610 - 1680) - Aria Sopra la Bergamasca
Nicola Matteis (1650- après 1703) - Ground after the Scotch Humour
Johann Paul von Westhoff (1656-1705) - Imitazione del liuto
Andrea Falconieri (1585/6–1656) - Ciaccona

Watch Daniel Hope's performance from last year's Bristol Proms:

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