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February 2018
£15 - £20

Coffee & Enlightenment

February 4 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
City of Edinburgh Methodist Church, 25 Nicolson Square
Edinburgh, EH8 9BX United Kingdom
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Considering the sheer amount of music JS Bach produced in his lifetime, it’s easy to imagine his work being fuelled by a strong coffee. In fact, coffee was indeed one of Bach’s great pleasures, and the coffee houses of eighteenth-century Leipzig featured prominently in its cultural life, as a place where music and ideas were freely exchanged by artists and intellectuals. In this unique event, we reimagine the special atmosphere of the Enlightenment coffee house, performing works by Bach and some of his famous and forgotten contemporaries. As part…

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April 2018
£12 - £25

Vivaldi’s La Favorita

April 5 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Universal Hall, The Park
Findhorn, Forres IV36 3TZ United Kingdom
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From his mid-twenties, Antonio Vivaldi was employed as a violin teacher at the Ospedale della Pietá in Venice. Although officially an orphanage, the Ospedale was in reality a home for illegitimate daughters of Venetian noblemen, and was a generously endowed school and residence with one of the finest orchestras in the city. The ‘Red Priest’ wrote several concertos for his preferred student there (La Favorita), and these display wonderfully florid invention and virtuosic pyrotechnics. This is a rare opportunity to…

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£12 - £25

Vivaldi’s La Favorita

April 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Queen’s Hall, 85 - 89 Clerk Street
Edinburgh, EH8 9JG United Kingdom
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From his mid-twenties, Antonio Vivaldi was employed as a violin teacher at the Ospedale della Pietá in Venice. Although officially an orphanage, the Ospedale was in reality a home for illegitimate daughters of Venetian noblemen, and was a generously endowed school and residence with one of the finest orchestras in the city. The ‘Red Priest’ wrote several concertos for his preferred student there (La Favorita), and these display wonderfully florid invention and virtuosic pyrotechnics. This is a rare opportunity to…

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