The Geminiani Ensemble - Alison Bury violin, John Dornenburg viola da gamba, Malcolm Proud harpsichord

The Geminiani Ensemble - Alison Bury violin, John Dornenburg viola da gamba, Malcolm Proud harpsichord

Sunday, 12 May 2024, 4.00pm

The Geminiani Ensemble
Alison Bury - baroque violin
John Dornenburg - viola da gamba
Malcolm Proud - harpsichord

J.S. Bach (1684-1750) - Sonata in E minor BWV 1023
Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707) - Trio in A minor, opus 1 No. 3 BuxWV254
J.S. Bach - Sonata in G Major BWV 1021
D. Buxtehude - Trio in Bb Major, op. 1 No. 4, BuxWV255
J.S. Bach - Capriccio sopra la lontananza del suo fratello dilettissimo (Capriccio on the departure of his most beloved brother) BWV 992
J.S. Bach - Trio Sonata in G Major BWV 1039

Since meeting in the Netherlands during their student days the three members of the Geminiani Ensemble have each had successful international careers performing with some of the world’s leading Early Music ensembles and in recital. As leader of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment Alison Bury has performed over many seasons at Glyndebourne and has toured the world as leader of the English Baroque Soloists under Sir John Eliot Gardiner. Following his studies with Wieland Kuijken in the Conservatory in the Hague John Dornenburg settled in the San Francisco Bay Area where he worked as a performer, teacher and recording artist. He has recorded over thirty CDs of both solo and chamber music. Malcolm Proud studied harpsichord with Gustav Leonhardt in Amsterdam. Throughout his career he has performed as a soloist and chamber musician in some of the world’s leading concert halls including London’s Wigmore Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall and Barbican Centre, the Frick Museum in New York and the Schönbrunn Palace Vienna. He has toured to Japan with the Purcell Quartet, throughout Europe with the English Baroque Soloists and given organ recitals and chamber music recitals (with Swiss violinist Maya Homburger) in the U.S. He has recorded over forty CDs as both soloist and continuo player with various international ensembles.

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Published by Music in Kilkenny on 6 February 2024

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