EXPLORING - CREATING - SHARING
“The way historical research and musical excellence come together here is both meritorious and thrilling at the same time.”
Founded in 2008 by violinist Johannes Pramsohler and a group of like-minded musicians, Ensemble Diderot has become an absolute reference in classical music. Their distinctive sound, the fresh approach to baroque music on original instruments inviting audiences to go on thought-provoking journeys, the creative use of historically informed performance, thorough research, and highly inventive programming have earned them a large international fan base, not only in the Early Music scene. The award-winning discography consisting mainly of world premiere recordings bears testimony to the adventurous spirit of the ensemble's members. Read more...
Sonate a quattro
After many years of exploring the inexhaustible repertoire of the Trio Sonata we add a viola for our new programme in order to shine light on a neglected genre, the ‘Sonata a quattro’. Owing to its appearance shortly before the emergence of the string quartet, the ‘Sonata a quattro’ was largely disregarded, yet occupied an important intermediary role between the baroque and the early classical era. Discover some of the most fascinating and complex Baroque chamber music by Handel, Goldberg, Fasch, Telemann and Janitsch!
2023 is a special year for us. Ensemble Diderot is celebrating its 15th birthday! We’ll celebrate in style with a concert at Salle Cortot in Paris on 12 November with some exciting guests. Our anniversary season is taking us to many prestigious venues. We will give our debut concerts at Théâtre des Champs Elysées in Paris and Auditorio Nacional in Madrid. Outside Europe, we perform at Bach Festival Montréal and at the Cervantino Festival in Mexico.
On 1 November we will bring our programme of French Baroque concertos to Vienna and we are taking our multimedia Musical Offering to Austria for the first time with a performance at the Internationale Barocktage Stift Melk. We are happy to continue our fruitful residencies at the Euregio Cultural Centre "Gustav Mahler" in Toblach and at the Centre de Musique Baroque de Versailles. Lots of exciting recording projects are planned throughout the year. A packed season indeed!
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