Élisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre worked at court and was the first French woman to compose an opera. The soloist in the Bach concerto is the FRSO’s new oboist, Kyeong Ham from South Korea and laureate of many competitions. The evening ends with a display of fireworks.
Kreeta-Maria Kentala, conductor Kyeong Ham, oboe
Élisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre: Suite from the opera Céphale and Procris J. S. Bach: Oboe Concerto BWV 1055R G. F. Handel: Music for the Royal Fireworks