le consort repertoire
Theotime Langlois de Swarte & Sophie de Bardonneche, violins;
Hanna Salzenstein, cello; Justin Taylor, harpsichord


Programs for Nov 1-9, 2023 & Feb 21-Mar 3, 2024 tours


Program 1 – “A Journey Through Baroque Europe” 

Join Le Consort for a whirlwind tour through Italy, England, Germany, and France, illustrating the immense expressive range and creativity of Bach, Vivaldi, Corelli, Purcell, Rameau, and others.  The program features two magnificent settings of “Follia” - the era's most recognizable melody, and one which still resonates today.



Antonio Vivaldi: Trio Sonata in G-minor op. 1 no 1

Giovanni Battista Reali: Violin Sonata op. 2 no 1 (Grave)

Arcangelo Corelli: Trio Sonata in C-Major, op.4 no 1

Jean-Phillipe Rameau: Extracts from « les Indes galantes »

Jean-François Dandrieu:  Trio Sonata in G-minor, opus 1

Corelli: Violin Sonata, op 5 no 12, “La Follia”

Francesco Maria Veracini:  Violin Sonata in A-Major, op 1 no 7 (final)


John Eccles: “The Mad Lover”

Henry Purcell: Sonata of Four Parts in g minor Z 807

Rameau: Gavotte et ses doubles

J.S. Bach: Trio Sonata in G Major, BWV 1039

Bach: Andante, BWV 974

Vivaldi:  Trio Sonata in D-minor, op.1 no 12 (“Follia”)



Program 2 – “Hidden Treasures of the Baroque”

Never heard music by Dandrieu, Merula, Guignon, or Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre?  Not to worry, Le Consort will introduce you to these unjustly neglected Baroque masters, and more!  These inquisitive musicians passionately seek, perform, and record exceptional works by overlooked composers, delighting audiences with the thrill of new discoveries.  In this program you will encounter virtuosic Italians, melancholic Brits, elegant French, and also one of the first females to make a career as a composer!


Andrea Falconieri:  Follas echa para mi Señora Doña Tarolilla de Carallenos

Jean-François Dandrieu: Trio sonata in D Major opus 1 No 2

Nicola Matteis Junior: Fantasia (Théotime solo)

Matteis: Preludio in C solfaut –Andamento Sarabanda amorosa – Bore

Heinrich Biber:  Passacaglia for solo violin Théotime solo

Giorgio Gentili: Trio Sonata in A Major op 1 No 1

Tarquinio Merula: Ciaccona


Marco Uccellini: Bergamasca

Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre: Sonate no 1 in G minor

Jean-Pierre Guignon: Variations sur les sauvages (Théotime and Sophie solo)

François Couperin: Premier Prélude de l’Art de toucher le clavecin

Pancrace Royer:  Marche des Scythes Justin solo

Giovanni Battista Reali:  “La Follia” Op.1 no 12



Please advise with your program selection.  Note, some combinations between the above may be possible by request. 

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