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Le Tombeau de Couperin - Adam Jaffe, piano and harpsichord

  • The Baroque Room 275 East 4th Street #280 Saint Paul, MN 55101 USA (map)

Adam Jaffe, piano and harpsichord
presents
Le Tombeau de Couperin

$20 | $15 Students

Adam Jaffe presents an innovative program for harpsichord and piano, focusing primarily on French composers.

PROGRAM
G.F. Handel - Suite in E major, HWV 430
L. Couperin - Unmeasured prelude in C major
Fr. Couperin - Selections from "L'art de toucher le clavecin" (The Art of Playing the Harpsichord)
J.P Rameau - Selected works
Claude Debussy - Hommage à Rameau
Maurice Ravel - Le Tombeau de Couperin

Adam Jaffe was the recipient of a 2011 Fulbright scholarship to further his education in The Hague, where he completed his studies in harpsichord and basso continuo under Jacques Ogg, Patrick Ayrton, and Kris Verhelst and performed regularly as a soloist and continuo player.  As part of Duo De Jordaan, a keyboard duo that he co-founded with Anthony Abouhamad, he has toured Australia, North America, and Europe, including concerts in the Engelse Kerk in Amsterdam, the Musical Instruments Museum in Brussels, the Handel House in London, and Mosman Art Galley in Sydney; the duo were additionally interviewed on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s “Breakfast Jams” program and featured in the Canberra Times.  He has performed on National Public Radio and with I Solisti di Perugia in Italy as well as in the High Museum of Art (Atlanta) and as part of the William S. Newman Artists Series in Chapel Hill, NC.

Jaffe returned to his hometown of Atlanta in 2015 where he performs with the Atlanta Baroque Orchestra.

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