On Thursday April 20, at 19.00h, Home of Art presents The Scroll Ensemble. The programme includes improvisations on 17th Century English dance music, Bach inventions, and more...
The Scroll ensemble wishes to return to the freshness, spontaneity and freedom of early music. In the past improvisation was as important in early music as it is now in jazz and pop music. Mozart, Bach and Vivaldi were all improvising stars. The Ensemble brings back this now lost art to revive the vivacity of the relationship between the audience and the
The Scroll Ensemble is: James Hewitt (violin) Robert de Bree (recorder/oboe) Roberto Alonso Alvarez (cello) Iason Marmaras (piano).
“What this group does is completely unique. No one else in “Classical music” dares to undertake the feat of improvising whole concerts as a group! If you like the spirit of jazz, Indian ragas, Arabic taqsim, or if you are simply a fan of wonderfully played Baroque music, they are for you.”
– Kati Debretzeni [Concertmeester, Sir John Elliot Gardiner]