Colloquium Brings Baroque Flute to Bjorling

Posted on March 2nd, 2014 by

Baroque Flutist, Immanuel Davis

Baroque Flutist, Immanuel Davis

Story by Lisa Slaiku ’16

As part of the Gustavus Music Colloquium Series, the Department of Music is pleased to present baroque flutist Immanuel Davis, assisted by Julie Elhard, viola da gamba, and Donald Livingston, harpsichord, in Björling Recital Hall on Monday, March 3, beginning at 7:30 p.m. Admission to the recital is free and the public is invited to attend.

Immanuel Davis is a flute professor at the University of Minnesota and has received a Fulbright Grant to study baroque flute music and performance practice. Julie Elhard teaches at Macalester College and the Saint Paul Conservatory. Donald Livingston is the director of music at Trinity Episcopal Church in Excelsior.

The works on the program will range in style from composers such as Johann Sebastian Back and Carl Philip Emmanuel Bach, to Troisième Suite op. 2 by Jacques-Martin Hotteterre. The trio will also perform a suite for solo flute by Joseph Dobin de Boismortier, Jean-Marie Leclair’s Sonata VIII op. 2 in D major and the Sonata in D major for flute and basso continuo by Johann Gottfried Müthel.

Monday’s Music Colloquium concert by the Davis, Elhard and Livingston trio will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Björling Recital Hall. The performance is free and open to the public.


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