As part of the exhibition 'Vermeer & Music: The Art of Love and Leisure', musicians from the Academy of Ancient Music directed by harpsichordist Richard Egarr give a Sunday lunchtime concert in the Sainsbury Wing Theatre at the National Gallery.
Matthew Locke: Suite from 'The Tempest'
Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck :Toccata in A minor
Thomas Simpson: Tafel Consort
David Petersen: Sonata No 5 in G minor from 'Speelstukken' (Amsterdam, 1683)
Dario Castello: Sonata decimasesta from 'Libro Secondo'
Henry Purcell: Fantasia No 8; Suite in G; and Ground in D minor for solo harpsichord; Chaconne from 'The Fairy Queen'
(Note: as well as musical performance, there is a discussion between AAM director Richard Egarr and Betsy Wieseman, the National Gallery's curator of Dutch and Flemish Paintings. The other Sunday concert is on July 1.)