Ensemble Molière | Telemann & His Friends In Paris


Ensemble Molière are clearly totally absorbed into the French Baroque style of performing, their eloquent playing revealing the sensitivities and bon goût that the genre demands.

Early Music Reviews

A virtuosic celebration of Telemann and his friends in Paris, by early music specialists Ensemble Molière.

In 1737 Telemann visited Paris at the invitation of some of the greatest musicians in France. There he performed his ‘Paris Quartets’ for the first time with new friends Blavet, Guignon, Forqueray and Prince Édouard. Join us to celebrate the prominent musicians who had such a positive impact on Telemann and his work. Listen out for charming French, Italian and German styles performed by the first ever BBC Radio 3 New Generation Baroque Ensemble.

Blavet Ouverture from ‘Le Jaloux Corrigé’
Telemann ‘Paris Quartet’ Nouveaux quatuor en six suites, Deuxième Quatuor
Guignon Violin Sonata in A, Op 6 No 1
Couperin La Françoise from Les Nations
Couperin L’Impériale from Les Nations
Telemann Fantasie No 8 in G minor for Harpsichord
Blavet Flute Sonata, Op 2 No 3 La Dhérouville
Telemann ‘Paris Quartet’ Six Quadri, Sonata II, TWV43:g1 in G minor

Free tickets for 8-25 year olds to selected chamber music concerts Through the generous support of the CAVATINA Chamber Music Trust, we are able to offer young people aged 8-25 the fantastic opportunity to experience selected concerts absolutely free.

Elias String Quartet with Robin Ireland | Audience Choice / Thu 5 Dec / 7.30pm
Natalie Clein & Marianna Shirinyan / Fri 17 Jan / 7.30pm


Price Bands

We are introducing new standard price bands this season to widen access to the joy of live music. Price Bands A – C offer a choice of prices to suit different budgets, depending on where you sit. Price Band C will give everyone the option of accessing lower standard ticket prices than we’ve previously offered.

The Turner Sims Friends 10% discount applies to all price bands and for this event Friends prices are as follows: Band A £19.80, Band B £16.20, Band C £9.


Under 18£10.00
Under 18£10.00