On Saturday Nov. 7, at 8:00 pm Newton Baroque presents Mary Oleskiewicz, flute, Andrus Madsen, harpsichord, and Douglas Kelley in a recital of works by J.S. Bach. The program includes flute sonatas in A major, E minor, the partita in A minor for unaccompanied flute, as well as the grand sonata in B minor. Madsen will solo in two works from WTC Book II that complement the program.
Oleskiewicz has been hailed by American Record Guide as “one of the greatest Baroque Flutists of our Time,” and interpretations of these standard works will be sure to delight.
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“”Mary Oleskiewicz’s performance is distinguished by a very delicate and subtle tone and a well-differentiated articulation, particularly in long, fast passages.”” —www.Klassik.com … Continue reading
“Here is an hour and a quarter of original, varied, and beautiful small scale chamber music which marries grace, elegance and refinement to substantial (though never dense), vivacious and thoughtful melody, harmony and texture. It’s also replete with surprises, depth and great individuality. . . .The three players have a spontaneity that adds to our sense of hearing something fresh and for the first time. Their playing also has a dignity and gravitas making the music sound closer to that of Telemann or a Bach son.” —www.Classical.Net, Mark Sealey … Continue reading
On November 7, 2015. Mary will be featured by Newton Baroque in a rare concert of Johann Sebastian Bach’s music for solo flute. Andrus Madsen will be performing at the keyboard. For more information, go to NewtonBaroque.org.
“Mary Oleskiewicz has it all: she’s a skilled writer in the booklet, she’s an avid scholar who besides digging up some of this music has published critical editions of Quantz’s chamber music, and her playing on the transverse flute is pretty fantastic, too.” —Music Web International … Continue reading