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Kings & Queens

Michael Hell am Cembalo
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Michael Hell

Shows

Michael Hell spielt Blockflöte Michael Hell and his harpsichord pay homage to a queen as they celebrate the beauty of England with Henry Purcell Henry Purcell, James Paisible and Matthew Locke.

Content

„Fairest Isle, all isles excelling!“

These were the words used by Henry Purcell to sing of England, his native land, in “King Arthur”, and he was also referring to the music of England. Michael Hell invokes the spirit of England as the masters of the baroque era understood it: high speed, perfect style und entertainment.

Programme

Henry Purcell: Suite from "King Arthur", Suite from "The Fairy Queen"
James Paisible: from "The Humours of Sir John Falstaff"
Matthew Locke: from "The Tempest"

Tickets

Prices: EUR 60 / 47 / 34
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Recreation - Das Orchester

Orchestra

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.

Michael Hell

Cembalo, Blockflöte

Michael Hell, geboren in Nordrhein-Westfalen, ist sowohl auf der Blockflöte als auch am Cembalo ein Virtuose, dessen Ruf weit über seine Grazer Wahlheimat hinausreicht. Zudem ist er führender Experte für Generalbass und historische Aufführungspraxis, der Regeln und Geschichte(n) seiner Kunst mit ansteckender Begeisterung zu vermitteln weiß.