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Bach: Mahan Esfahani & Britten Sinfonia

Saturday 25 May, 7.30pm

St Peter Mancroft

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Tickets: £13.50 - £40.00

Mahan Esfahani harpsichord/director 

Jacqueline Shave violin/director 

Britten Sinfonia 


JS Bach Orchestral Suite No. 2 BWV 1067 

JS Bach Keyboard Concerto in D minor, BWV 1052 

JS Bach Keyboard Concerto in E major, BWV 1053 

JS Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 BWV 1050 

The twenty-first century’s leading champion of the harpsichord joins the East of England’s internationally renowned orchestra to perform uplifting and era-defining keyboard concertos.

Bach’s boundless creativity is also on view in his second orchestral suite, which doubles as a flute concerto, and the fifth Brandenburg, which bursts the seams of the baroque concerto grosso genre with a staggeringly virtuosic harpsichord solo, laying the groundwork for the nineteenth-century piano concerto. 

Britten Sinfonia’s democratic, conductor-less approach to music-making is the perfect match for Bach, with this performance directed from their instruments by Esfahani and violinist Jacqueline Shave.


“One of our most innovative and vital ensembles” – The Guardian on Britten Sinfonia 


Important information

Venue: St Peter Mancroft

Duration: 2 hours (including interval)

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Tickets: £15.00, £22.00, £30.00, £40.00

Concessions: 10% off tickets priced £10 or over for D/deaf or disabled, Full-time students, Go 4Less cardholders and Jobseekers

Essential Companions: Any audience member requiring an essential carer/companion can get one free ticket. Relevant discounts or concessions still apply to the paid ticket.

YoungNNF: Free tickets. Thanks to CAVATINA Chamber Music Trust.

Under 18: Free tickets. Thanks to CAVATINA Chamber Music Trust.

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25 May

07:30 pm

£13.50 - £40.00

With thanks to Director’s Circle Supporters Julia Leach & Patrick Smith


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