Highlights from this season include the recently discovered trio sonatas from Johan Schenck for two violins, viola da gamba and continuo; new reconstructions of J.S. Bach's concertos by Pieter Dirksen and exhilarating performances with rising star Clint van der Linde and dramatic soprano Shauna Beesley.

Muziek uit de Gouden Eeuw
Instrumental Pearls from the Dutch Republic
with Franc Polman - baroque violin

Johan Schenck
Carel Hacquart
Anthoni van Noordt
Philip van Wichel
Hendrik Albicastro

Bach Reconstructed
New Reconstructions of J.S. Bach's concertos by Pieter Dirksen
with Franc Polman and Sophie Gent - baroque violin

Johann Sebastian Bach

La Suave Melodia e alto
XVIIth Century Masterpieces from Germany, the Netherlands and Italy
with Clint van der Linde - counter-tenor

Dietrich Buxtehude
Johann Philipp Krieger
Servaes de Koninck
Johan Schenck
Ruggiero Fedeli

Mad Women from the English Restoration and Greek tragedy
with Shauna Beesley - soprano

Henry Purcell
Nicholas Clérambault
Michel Pignolet de Montéclair



La Suave Melodia’s core repertoire also creates a wealth of possibilities to enhance the themes of festivals and concert series.

Les Grâces Naturelles
French Music of the High Baroque

Jean-Philippe Rameau
Marin Marais
Jean-Féry Rebel
Armand-Louis Couperin

Musikalische Frühlings-Früchte
German Instrumental Music

Dietrich Becker
Dietrich Buxtehude
Johann Sebastian Bach
Georg Philipp Telemann

My Sweetest Choice
English Chamber Music from the XVIIth Century

Henry Purcell
John Dowland
Matthew Locke
William Lawes

Les Goûts Étrangers
Virtuosic and Fantastic Baroque Music

Pandolfi Mealli
Pancrace Royer
Marin Marais
Johann Heinrich Schmelzer
Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber

La Suave Melodia
Italian and Spanish Music from the Golden Age

Dario Castello
Andrea Falconiero
Antonio de Santa Cruz
Gaspar Sanz
Diego Ortiz

La Gamme
Marin Marais, the Musical Poet

Marin Marais


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