Margret Koell, Harfe
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Tyrolean Harfenistin Margret Köll Margret Köll ’s harp is not only the dazzling star in Handel’s Harp Concerto: it also suits Vivaldi’s Lute Concerto and James Oswald’s Scottish Folk Tunes perfectly!


brilliant autumnal music

Handel’s Harp Concerto is not the only work that sounds exquisite on the baroque harp. Margret Koell takes Vivaldi’s winterly Lute Concerto and transforms it into brilliant autumnal music for her own instrument. In Vivaldi’s Variations on La Folia and in Handel’s magnificent first Grand Concerto, she assists the Recreation baroque players in the continuo. The Scottish composer James Oswald’s Folk Tunes bring more than just a touch of folk music to Minoritensaal.

Music by Antonio Vivaldi (La Follia, Lute Concerto, etc.), George Frideric Handel (Harp Concerto in B flat major, etc.) and James Oswald (Folk Tunes)


Prices: EUR 66 / 52 / 37 
Discounts: U27 - 50% off for all younger than 27

Margret Köll

Baroque triple harp & single pedal harp

As an early music specialist, the Austrian has made a name for herself with her unprecedented playing on the historical harp. However, her beginnings lie in the Tyrolean folk harp and in her contemporary Austrian folk ensemble “Die Knoedel” the harpist makes her roots visible as well.

Recreation - Das Orchester


Recreation is special in many ways: consisting of musicians whose nationalities range from Japan to Venezuela, most of the members received part of their training in Graz. After its formation in 2002, the collective played unique halls such as the Alte Oper Frankfurt and worked with outstanding conductors.