Founded in 1991, Florilegium specialises in period performance of Baroque and early Romantic chamber music. They have a busy touring schedule and each year perform at major international festivals and concert series throughout Europe as well as the Americas, garnering praise wherever they play. The individuals who make up the group are all top-flight soloists who, besides playing as part of Florilegium, perform and teach individually all over the world. Their programme is entitled:
Prussian king Frederick II became known as “the Great” because of his military conquests, but in his youth he was more interested in music and philosophy. J.S. Bach met him in 1747, and this led to the writing of The Musical Offering. Some 270 years later it has became the inspiration for this programme of music associated with Bach’s visit to the court.
For further information about Florilegium, please go to: https://www.florilegium.org.uk/