SATURDAY 21 NOVEMBER 2020, 7.30pm, St Andrew’s & St George’s West
La Serenissima – Tartini’s 250th: Virtuoso Violin Music and The Devil’s Trill
Adrian Chandler – violin; Vladimir Waltham – cello; Lynda Sayce – theorbo; Robert Howarth – harpsichord
Giuseppe Tartini, the great composer and violinist (and the first known owner of a Stradivarius violin) died 250 years ago aged 79 leaving a legacy of virtuoso violin pieces. La Serenissima explores his violin sonata repertoire including the best known of all, the stunning Devil’s Trill.
“Chandler’s wheeling and diving solo violin – all is light and energy … nothing short of magnificent” – Gramophone Magazine, February 2020