VERMEER EXHIBITION Illustrated Concert 1

  • Music
  • Baroque music (1600 – 1760)
Critics' choice

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.

 

Private pleasure:

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.)

Event phone: 0844 847 2409
Event website: http://www.aam.co.uk/vermeer