TO DO Tonight: Elinor Frey Guided by Voices

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Cellist and Montreal resident Elinor Frey is laying aside her usual instrument to pick up a five string cello, a violincello. Used most in the 17th and 18th centuries, it was the centre of Bach’s Sixth Solo Suite. Elinor Frey plays a complete program of work on this unusual instrument tonight, including a piece by Scott Edward Godin called Guided by Voices (2014).

The program consists of
Program
J.S. BACH (1685 – 1750)
Suite no. 6 for violoncello solo in D major [BWV 1012]
Prélude
Allemande
Courante
Sarabande
Gavotte I & II
Gigue

Isaiah CECCARELLI (b. 1978)
New Work

František BENDA (1709-1786)
Caprice XVI: Moderato
Progressive etude No. 25: Allegro moderato

J.P. TELEMANN (1681-1767) Fantasia no. 12 in A minor
Moderato / Vivace / Presto

Scott Edward GODIN (b. 1970)
Guided By Voices (2014)

Elinor Frey plays at the Gesu (1200 Bleury) on April 11 at 8 p.m. Tickets $23

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