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The Continuum Ensemble – led by Elizabeth Walker (flute) – will be performing music by J.S. Bach and his sons.
The ensemble is a quartet of accomplished musicians all of whom have many recordings to their names, Elizabeth Walker playing the baroque flute, performs internationally and teaches at the specialist music school in Wells. Rachel Beckett playing flute and recorder is principal flute and recorder with the English Baroque Soloists conducted by Sir John Eliot Gardiner. Sebastian Comberti, cellist has participated in performances with a great many of London period instrument groups including the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, the Hanover Band and the Mozart players. Michael Overbury, plays harpsichord with the group and is also an accomplished organist playing at New College Oxford, St Alban’s abbey, is director of music at Eagle House prep school and Master of the Song School Newark.
Continuum have performed together in festivals such as the Early Music Series in Wells Cathedral (2018 and 2017), Chichester Cathedral (2019, 2017 and 2015), the Totnes Early Music Festival (2019 and 2010) and they have concerts at the Handel & Hendrix in London. Continuum have recorded the J.S.Bach Flute Sonatas for the ‘Quartz’ record label. Their programmes combine a variety of styles and genres and their performances educate as well as enthral audiences. They combine their specialist early music expertise and scholarly research with an effortless ability to communicate sparkling live performances and masterclasses.
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