“The last of this season’s ever popular CRAG tea concerts will feature a recital by the baroque flute and recorder player Rachel Beckett, accompanied by the harpsichord player Alastair Ross. The latter makes his third appearance at the CRAG tea concerts.
The programme will include sonatas for flute or recorder and harpsichord by Handel and JS and CPE Bach, and preludes and fugues by Bach for harpsichord.
Rachel Beckett is principal ﬂute and recorder with Sir John Eliot Gardiner’s English Baroque Soloists, principal recorder with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and regular guest principal with other period orchestras such as the Academy of Ancient Music. She is a frequent soloist on the legendary English Baroque Soloists’ Bach Cantata Pilgrimage recordings, made during Bach’s anniversary year. More recent recordings include Monteverdi’s opera Il Ritorno d’Ulisse, Bach’s B Minor Mass and St Matthew Passion.
In the Memorial Hall at 3pm, followed by free tea and cake. Doors open at 2.30 and seating will be strictly first come, first seated. Tickets £12 from Cotswold Frames or Larcum’s nearer the date, or reserve a place by emailing email@example.com
This tea concert will raise money for the Asylum Welcome hardship fund.”