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Elena Vorotko – harpsichord
12:00 - 13:00
Scarlatti – Influences & Influence (Part I)
Scarlatti’s keyboard sonatas never cease to surprise and inspire. This concert will explore the musical context in which Scarlatti grew up and will be followed by one on October 12th illustrating his legacy.
D. Scarlatti Sonatas K 209, K 175, K 490, K 491, K 492, K 141
Frescobaldi Toccata Ottava (Book I)
A. Scarlatti Toccata No. 5
B. Pasquini Toccata con lo Scherzo del cucco
Rameau Cyclopes from Pièces de claveçin
Elena Vorotko is an international performer, lecturer and researcher in the field of historical performance on keyboard instruments. A child prodigy in Russia, she held a scholarship at the Purcell School of Music. At the RAM Elena completed a PhD in the historical performance of the music of Bach. She presents public lectures at the RAM Museum as an Honorary Research Fellow and is Artistic Director and Trustee of The Keyboard Charitable Trust.
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Last approximately one hour.
Last approximately two hours with one interval
during which juice and wine are served.
Wheelchair access available. Please advise in advance.
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