A Musical Offering


A Musical Offering

Melba Hall


Royal Parade

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Faculty of Fine Arts and Music

This concert is part of the Melba Hall Lunch Hour Concert Series: a series of free lunch hour concerts held on Mondays from 1.10pm – 2.00pm.


  • David Irving, violin
  • John O'Donnell, organ and harpsichord
  • Nicholas Pollock, theorbo
  • Laura Vaughan, viola da gamba and lirone
  • Jean-Christophe Frisch, baroque flute

This program features Jean-Christophe Frisch (baroque flute), founder and director of the French ensemble XVIII-21 Le Baroque Nomade, who teaches historical performance practice at the Sorbonne (Paris). Works include the trio sonata from J. S. Bach's Musikalisches Opfer (Musical Offering) BMV 1079, and a selection of early 18th-century works for baroque chamber ensemble.

The Melba Hall Lunch Hour Concert Series is kindly supported by the Cicely & Colin Rigg Bequest.

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