Join exciting new baroque partnership 82 Degrees as they explore the expressive limits of the violin and cello at Bell House. Discover the music of Hoffman, Haydn, Biber and Paganini.
Featuring Ada Maria Witczyk on violin and Mark Walkem on cello.
Tickets cost £15 for adults and £5 for Under 18s.
To purchase tickets for Under 18s please use the code UNDER18 when paying.
Free and subsidised tickets are available - contact [email protected]
Programme of music
Heinrich Anton Hoffmann (1770-1842) - Grand Duo Concertante in A Major, Op.5 No.2
Andantino un poco con moto
Allegro non molto
Allegro un poco piu con moto
H.I.F. Biber - Rosary Sonata No. 1 in d minor "The Annunciation"
J. Haydn (1732 – 1809) - Duo for violin & cello in D major, Hob VI:D1
Tempo di menuetto
N. Paganini (1782 – 1840) - Concertante Duet for Violin and Cello No. 3 in A Major
Polonese: Andante con brio
About the musicians
Ada has performed music from baroque to contemporary and is no stranger to the modern or period violin having performed with the Gabrieli Consort, The English Concert, Wroclaw Baroque Orchestra and Florilegium. She has performed in such venues as Buckingham Palace, the Royal Festival Hall, the Royal Opera House, Barbican Centre, St Martin-in-the-Fields, Cadogan Hall, St John’s Smith Square, National Portrait Gallery, the Royal Albert Hall, Palazzo Pallavicini-Rospigliosi and National Forum of Music in Wrocław, amongst others.
Mark was invited to perform with the European Opera Centre in their tour of Rameau’s Dardanus. Since then Mark has been able to gain further experience through regular performances with the London-based baroque ensemble, Belsize Baroque, with whom he played the Vivaldi Cello Concerto in B minor in 2017. Mark now works regularly with the Musical and Amicable Society, with whom he performed Porpora’s Agrippina at the Barber Institute of Fine Arts, Birmingham in 2017.