horn gems main logo                               Donate button

André Laurent O'NeilGabrielli and Bach: The Scordatura Connection.

Watch on YouTube or Facebook

View the program

A common cello tuning C-G-d-g in late 17th-century Bologna used by Domenico Gabrielli had become an exotic tuning by the time Bach employed it, once only, in his C minor Suite. This program contrasts two approaches to the cello as a solo instrument, just 1000 km and 30 years apart.

André Laurent O'Neil, cello

Baroque cellist André Laurent O'Neil has performed with renowned groups including the Handel & Haydn Society (Boston), New Trinity Baroque (Atlanta), New Belgrade Opera (Serbia), and Il Rossignolo (Italy). EarRelevant calls his newly-released complete Bach Suites recording “engaging, imaginative performances.” Ordering information on the double CD can be found at http://editionlilac.com/bach-suites.htm.

 

1:15 – 2:00 pm
All concerts are free; no tickets or reservations are necessary.

This concert will be livestreamed on our website, and on YouTube and Facebook, followed by an intimate chat on Zoom.

GEMS is a non-profit corporation that supports and promotes the artists and organizations in New York devoted to early music— the music of the Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, and early Classical periods.

If you shop at Amazon, choose GEMS as your Amazon Smile charity and support us with every purchase you make.

 AmazonSmile logo