Margaret Faultless is co-leader of The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and regularly directs the orchestra. For twelve years, Margaret led the Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra under Ton Koopman, as concert-master and soloist in their ten-year project to perform and record JS Bach’s cantatas. She is a regular director of the European Union Baroque Orchestra (for whom she is Director of Studies), Philharmonie Merck, and is the Artistic Director of Music for Awhile. A passionate chamber musician, she was a member of the London Haydn Quartet for ten years. A graduate of Clare College, Cambridge, she is Director of Performance Studies at the Faculty of Music at the University of Cambridge, Artistic Director of the University Collegium Musicum, a Bye-Fellow of Girton College, and Musician in Residence at St John's College. She is an Honorary Fellow of Birmingham Conservatoire and Head of Historical Performance at The Royal Academy of Music.
Terence Charlston has toured extensively within Europe, as well as to Japan, the USA and South America giving courses and master classes in Germany, Greece, Italy, Mexico and USA. He performs and records with most of today’s leading period singers, instrumentalists and ensembles and he can be frequently heard on BBC Radio 3. His recorded repertoire is particularly broad (over 50 commercial CDs on harpsichord, organ, virginals, clavichord and fortepiano) and can be heard on the Deux-Elles, Harmonia Mundi, Naxos, ASV, Channel Classics and BIS labels. In addition to an international performing career, he is much in demand as a teacher. He taught academic studies, performance practice and harpsichord at the Royal Academy of Music, London where he founded the department of Historical Performance (1995) and now teaches basso continuo and clavichord. He also lectures for the London centre of Lawrence University, Wisconsin and has given master classes in Italy, Germany, Greece, USA and Mexico. He is professor of harpsichord at the Royal College of Music.
This concert is kindly sponsored by the Cecil King Memorial Foundation and proceeds will go towards the maintenance of the historic town-centre church of All Saints, Wokingham.
- Chaconne in B flat
- Johann Bernhard Bach (1667-1749)
- Praeludium in in E flat
- Johann Christoph Bach (1642-1703)
- Polonaise in F
- Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach (1732-1795)
- Sonata for violin and harpsichord in G
- Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
- Sonata Notturne
- Johann Christian Bach (1735-1782)
- Trio Sonata in C minor 'Sanguineus and Melancholicus'
- Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714-1788)