Perspective:

Historical Flutes with Immanuel Davis

 

SPONSORED BY HUGH & CONNIE WESTFALL

 

The flute changed dramatically from the Baroque to the modern era, and with those changes have come changes in tonal quality and color.  In this Perspective, Immanuel Davis talks about three Baroque and early Classical flutes that he uses in his Staunton performances, including instruments ideally suited to Bach, Haydn, Beethoven, and Schubert.  

 

 

 

 

 

Immanuel Davis is one of the most versatile flutists of his generation. Equally at home on modern and baroque flutes, Immanuel has performed as a soloist and chamber musician throughout the United States and abroad. In 2005 he received a Fulbright Fellowship to study baroque flute at the Koninklijk Conservatorium in The Hague. Since then he has performed as soloist and chamber player with such early music ensembles as Early Music New York, ARTEK, Lyra Baroque and the Bach Society of Minnesota and Mercury Orchestra of Houston. He has also had the pleasure of performing on NPR’s Performance Today and in recitals with baroque luminaries Barthold Kuijken and Wilbert Hazelzet. 

 

 

 

 

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