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  • St Ann's Church Saint Anns Square Manchester, England United Kingdom (map)

A concert of chamber music masterpieces from the late Baroque. In celebration of 325 years since the birth of JS Bach, we present a programme including works for the two most popular wind instruments of the Baroque period, recorder & flute. The concert includes Bach’s timeless Partita for solo flute and his exuberant French Suite No. 6 for solo harpsichord alongside colourful works by Bach’s great colleague and close friend Georg Philipp Telemann.

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Tickets for concerts at St Ann’s Church are priced from £5 to £20 with discounts on some tickets for the over 65s, young people and the unwaged. Tickets for the performance of Handel’s Messiah at Manchester Cathedral are priced from £10 to £25.

Season Tickets covering all five concerts are available guaranteeing the best available seats for a discounted price of £92 by emailing


Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 – 1759) Partita in A Minor for solo flute (BWV 1013) 

Del Sign. Detri (18 th century) Sonata in C Minor 

Georg Philipp Telemann (1681 – 1767) Sonata a tre in A Major TWV 42


Johann Sebastian Bach French Suite No.6 in E Major (BWV 817)

Georg Philipp Telemann Sonata in B Minor (TWV 40:104 )

Johann Joachim Quantz (1697 – 1773) Trio Sonata in C Major (QV2:Anh.3)

Chris Orton (recorder), Martyn Shaw (Baroque flute)

Heather Bills (Baroque cello), Harvey Davies (harpsichord)

Earlier Event: March 7
Concertos from Many Nations
Later Event: July 18
Spanning the Channel