Flute and Harpsichord Concert, Boston Early Music Festival 2015


Mary Oleskiewicz, traverso, Andrus Madsen, harpsichord

Bizzaria e Melancolia:
Virtuosity, Theatricality, & Invention
in mid-18th-century German
Flute and Keyboard Music

Featured works will include Müthel’s Sonata in D for flute and continuo, Emanuel Bach’s Sonata in A minor for unaccompanied flute and the harpsichord Fantasia in F-sharp minor, and Kleinknecht’s showstopping Sonata in B minor for flute and continuo

The concert will take place in the gorgeously intimate, historic drawing room at The College Club of Boston, conveniently lofunctionroom200cated near the hub of the festival

Date:  Friday, June 12, 2015, 11am−12 pm

Address: The College Club of Boston, 44 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA

$20/$15 (students/seniors)

Space is limited. To reserve seating, email: Mary@BaroqueFlutist.com


Newton Baroque is a New England based period instrument ensemble with an international reputation for unearthing Baroque musical gems and performances imbued with a spirit of improvisatory spontaneity. Prizewinning flutist and leading authority on 18th-century German music, Mary Oleskiewicz has been hailed by American Record Guide as “one of the greatest Baroque flutists of our time” (2014). Principal flutist of Newton Baroque, she records for Naxos and Hungaroton (CDs, reviews and publications at BaroqueFlutist.com). Andrus Madsen is in demand as performer on the organ, harpsichord clavichord and fortepiano. He is the founding director of Newton Baroque and the Minister of Music at Second Church in Newton MA.

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