06 - 08 Oct. 2017

22nd Sligo Festival of Baroque Music

A celebration of Georg Philipp Telemann (1681 – 1767) on the 250th anniversary of his death. Telemann will be the primary focus of this year’s festival with four concerts featuring music by this extraordinary composer and his contemporaries. A secondary focus will be the Viola da Gamba with a programme of virtuoso solo and consort viol music. The festival also features masterclasses in Viola da Gamba, Baroque ensemble classes, and an introduction to the music and instruments of the Baroque Period. Ensemble in residence: Camerata Bachiensis of Leipzig.


Friday, 6th October

Introduction to Baroque Music for Schools
12:30pm – 1:30pm

Opening Reception
7:30pm – 8:00pm

Opening Concert – Camerata Bachiensis
8:00pm – 10:00pm

Saturday, 7th October

Camerata Bachiensis perform and talk to Sligo Academy of Music
11:00am – 12:00pm

Three Hamburg Musicians – A lecture recital by Colin Booth
2:00pm – 3:00pm

Baroque Dance Performance with Mary Collins and Ricardo Barros
8:00pm – 10:00pm

Late Night Concert – The Virtuoso Violo
10:00pm – 11:30pm

Sunday, 8th October

Lunch Time Concert: Consort of viols
1:00pm – 2:00pm

Telemann’s late solo cantata – Sligo Baroque Orchestra
4:00pm – 5:00pm

Final Concert: Camerata Bachiensis

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Booking / info: sligobaroquefestival.com

Tickets from The Hawk’s Well Theatre (0719161518), and Ward’s Pharmacy, O’Connell St. Sligo.