Free from the barriers of time, this London-based ensemble of early music specialists transports audiences to Europe’s past in concerts that blur the edges between performer, audience, and art form. Ensemble Tempus Fugit regularly breaks the fourth wall to deliver engaging, informed performances on period instruments.
22 May 2014, 630pm: Handel House, London
24 May 2014, 430pm: St. Michael’s Battersea, London — tickets available on the door
Shooting the Breeze
Unique wind music for the homesick German
Oonagh Lee, Baroque oboe & recorders
Jakab Kaufmann, Baroque bassoon
Alex McCartney, Baroque guitar
Katie De La Matter, harpsichord
Not one to fall out of touch, Telemann kept up with his old school chum Fasch, his godson C.P.E Bach, and traded letters and even gifts with Handel throughout his life: listen in as all four correspondents finally meet in a concert of rarely-performed music for wind duo from Handel’s distant homeland.