Mahan Esfahani

Programme Notes

1 November 2010

Oxford United Kingdom, Holywell Music Room
''Quadro Melante'' appears in Oxford
A new ensemble of four of Britain's leading baroque soloists makes its debut in a programme of works by Telemann, Rameau, and Johann Sebastian Bach.

The name ''Melante'' was an anagram used by Georg Phillipp Telemann (1681-1764) for his name.

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16 July 2010

York United Kingdom, York Early Music Festival
Solo Recital
Mahan Esfahani performs music from the heart of the harpsichord repertoire, ranging from works by Froberger and Louis Couperin – two of the 17th century's subtlest masters – to one of the great 'English Suites” of Bach. In between comes one of Johann Kuhnau's extraordinary 'Biblical Sonatas,' often cited as among the earliest examples of representational programme music.
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11 July 2010

Brinkburn Priory United Kingdom, Brinkburn Music Festival
Solo Recital
In his first appearance at the Brinkburn Music Festival in Northumberland, Mahan Esfahani performs a recital of solo harpsichord works by Handel, Couperin Le Grand, and Johann Sebastian Bach.
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22 March 2010

Washington, D.C. United States, Dumbarton Oaks
Solo Recital
In his Washington, DC, recital debut at Dumbarton Oaks, Mahan Esfahani performs music by Louis Couperin, J. S. Bach, Domenico Scarlatti, and Richard Strauss.
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21 March 2010

Washington, D.C. United States, Dumbarton Oaks
Solo Recital
In his Washington, DC, recital debut at Dumbarton Oaks, Mahan Esfahani performs music by Louis Couperin, J. S. Bach, Domenico Scarlatti, and Richard Strauss.
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