19th Century Lecture Recital Series
Niall O'Riordan and Samantha Chang have teamed up for a series of 19th Century Virtuosi Lecture Recitals focusing on the impact of legendary flute figures such as Theobald Boehm, Giulio Briccialdi, and Paul-Agricole Génin. With Niall in period costumes performing the repertory and Samantha as narrator, the informative yet humorous 19th Century Lecture Recital Series is sure to please and delight!
lively, illustrated portrayal... ravishing and technically flawless [flute-playing].Christopher Britton
An investigation on the impact of virtuoso artistry on flute development and performance practices in the late 19th century. This lecture recital series will delve into the historical past and map of Briccialdi, Génin, and Boehm by recreating the musical and social context of the time through performances of their compositions accompanied by visual representations of the salon music scene, offering a glimpse of the artistic aesthetic of their time.
A unique “Lecture Recital in Costume” by the inspiring Irish flutist Niall O’Riordan. Niall will perform the virtuoso works of 19th century composers, accompanied by Anne Marshall on piano, and narrated by Samantha Chang. An amazing trip you won't forget!
Forgotten Fantasies: The 19th Century Flute Virtuosi
Adams International Flute Festival
Saturday, April 25, 2015
12:30 to 1:30 PM
Giulio Briccialdi: Il principe dei flautisti in inghilterra e america?
San Francisco International Flute Festival
Saturday, November 1, 2014
3:00 to 3:50 PM
Giulio Briccialdi: II principe dei flautisti in inghilterra
British Flute Society Convention 2014
Sunday, August 24, 2014
9:00 to 9:45 AM