Dear friends of music and art,

it is our great pleasure to welcome harpsichordist and clavichordist Sigrun Stephan back to the Musikstudio.

Being born in Eisenach, the same city as Johann Sebastian Bach, filled harpsichordist Sigrun Stephan with pride even as a child. In Weimar, where she attended the special school for music and subsequently studied piano at the university, she was reminded daily by a memorial plaque to Wilhelm Friedemann and Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach that there are other wonderful keyboard instruments besides the piano.

The desire to explore the harpsichord took her to the Ruhr area, of all places, where she devoted herself to historical keyboard instruments at the Folkwanghochschule in Essen. There she also held a teaching position following her harpsichord studies.

Sigrun Stephan plays continuo in various ensembles, is active as a soloist and participates in numerous CD productions. Since 2006 Sigrun Stephan has devoted herself intensively to the clavichord and has specialized as a soloist on this expressive, sensitive instrument. Her motto “Volume proves nothing!” comes from Mark Twain.

Today’s program, entitled Contrasts, lets us listen in on the sound worlds of composers W. Byrd, C. Burney, J. G. Müthel, C. P. E. Bach, C. Erbach, W. F. Bach, J. Haydn and L. v. Beethoven. This time the musician can be heard both on the cemballino, a smaller version of the harpsichord, and on the clavichord – a concert of quiet, but equally harmonious and crystal clear sounds.

Saturday, 01 July 2023

17:00 h

Musikstudio & Galerie: Gabriele Paqué
Blücherstraße 14
53115 Bonn


Admission: 30,- €

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William Byrd (1643-1623)
Pavana Lachrymae


Charles Burney (1726 – 1814)
Praeludium F major

Fugue F minor

Johann Gottfried Müthel (1728 – 1788)
Presto F major

Carl Phillip Emmanuel Bach (1714 – 1788)
Württemberg Sonata No 1 in A minor
Moderato – Andante – Allegro assai

William Byrd
Pavana Canon

Wolseys Wilde

The Ghost


Christian Erbach (ca. 1570 – 1635)

Versus Secundi Toni

William Byrd
La Volta

 Wilhelm Friedemann Bach (1710 – 1884)
Polonaise in E flat minor

Polonaise C-dur

Charles Burney
Praeludium B flat major

 Joseph Haydn (1732 – 1809)
Variations in F minor

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 – 1827)
Bagatelle op 119,6

“Comme un souvenir à Sarah Burney par Louis” WoO 61a

Bagatelle op. 119,5

Praeludium in F minor WoO 55

Bagatelle op 199,2

We are looking forward to your visit!

Gabriele Paqué


15.07.2023 – CONCERT and FINISSAGE: Ida Pelliccioli (piano) plays works by D. Scarlatti, W. A. Mozart, M. Blasco de Nebra and F. Schubert

Note on parking!
Parking spots in Bonn-Poppelsdorf, about a 10 minutes walk from the Blücherstraße!

Current exhibition: Giovanni Pelliccioli – Beyond the realms of thought
The gallery is open on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 2 – 6 pm.
By appointment, the exhibition can also be visited at other times.
Blücherstr. 14, 53115 Bonn
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