Lunchtime Concert - Spanning Centuries
Elder Conservatorium Chamber Orchestra
Elizabeth Layton violin/director
Tom Marlin cello
Mozart Divertimento in D major, KV 136
Bodman Rae Divertimento for Strings (Premiere)
CPE Bach Cello Concerto in A major
CPE Bach was the most successful of JS Bach’s children, his style bridging the baroque and classical periods, drawing influences from both. The concerto in A major is perhaps the most popular cello concerto that he wrote, incorporating long lyrical lines, driving scale figures, and urgent rhythmic sections.