Better, Kendal Leisure Centre will soon be welcoming the Royal Northern Sinfonia.
The remaining five Concertos are the core of the this concert. All five feature strings in a variety of ensembles, with prominence given to other instruments – harpsichord, flute and solo violin (5), flute/recorder (4) and flute/recorder, oboe, trumpet(2).
As a contrast, two works by the Polish composer Gorecki can be heard, inspired by music from around or before the time of Bach. Gorecki’s ‘Symphony no. 3 – Symphony of Sorrowful Songs, was a world-wide hit in the 1990s.