Divertimento

Saint John String Quartet and guest Tim Blackmore (recorder)

April 7, 2018
Moncton: Place Resurgo Place, 7:30pm

April 8, 2018
Saint John Arts Centre, 2pm

April 20, 2018
Sussex: St Francis Xavier, 7:30pm

 

SJSQ Divertimento with/avec Tim Blackmore, recorder/flûte à bec

 

PROGRAM

 

Quartet Op.8 No.1………………………………………………..Carl Stamitz (1746-1801)

  1. Allegro II. Andante amoroso III. Poco Presto

Quartet Op.24 No.3…………………………………….Giuseppe Cambini (1746-1825)

  1. Allegro Affectuoso II.Presto

Quartet Op.19 No.2 WB 62……………..…….Johann Christian Bach (1735-1782)

  1. Allegro II. Andante III. Allegro assai

INTERMISSION

Quartet No.1……………………………………….…….….Alessandro Rolla (1757-1841)

  1. Allegro II. Largo III.Rondo

Quartet Op.20 No.3…………………………………….………..Ignaz Pleyel (1757-1831)

  1. Allegro II. Adagio molto III. Allegro non troppo

 

Tim Blackmore

Founder and Artistic Director of the Early Music Studio of Saint John and the Saint John Early Music Festival, recorder player and harpsichordist Tim Blackmore is a graduate of the Montreal Conservatoire, the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia and the Guildhall School of Music in London. He directs and performs with the Festival’s Collegium Musicum, Ensemble 18c., Carleton Quartet and La Tour Baroque Duo  as well as with other leading New Brunswick musicians and organizations such as Symphony NB (with  whom he toured as recorder soloist in 2015) and the Saint John String Quartet. As a member of the La Tour Baroque Duo he has given concerts in Toronto, Montreal, New York, Paris and London and his four recordings with the  Duo have received critical acclaim in Canada, the US and Europe. In 2013 he was Musician-in-Residence at the Fortress of Louisbourg for Louisbourg’s 300th anniversary and in 2014 he received an Originals Award for his contributions to the cultural life of Saint John. In recent years he has expanded his repertoire to include not only the entire Baroque period but also works from the late 18th century Classical period.