to La Follia
Based in Austin, Texas, we perform music from the time of Bach, Vivaldi, and Mozart. We use instruments and performances practices appropriate to the period, so you experience the music exactly as the composers experienced it. We strive to entertain, enlighten, and inspire.
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CLIPS FROM Our Last Concert:
Start the New Year with Bach!
A REPRISE PERFORMANCE!
In case you missed our critically-acclaimed "An Evening Concert at Thomas Jefferson's Monticello" last June (and even if you didn't), you may wish to catch a reprise performance. La Follia will be performing this concert for the convention of the Society of Eighteenth Century Music on February 27 at 7:30pm at Jessen Auditorium in Homer Rainey Hall on the UT campus. Admission is free. (more...)
OUR NEXT CONCERT
MOZART AND HAYDN
ON CLASSICAL PERIOD INSTRUMENTS
Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 8pm
Sunday, March 6, 2016 at 4pm
First Presbyterian Church
8001 Mesa Drive, Austin, Texas (map)
A Trio of Austin Firsts
1. Haydn's Trumpet Concerto on keyed trumpet, precursor to the modern valved trumpet, and the instrument for which Haydn wrote the concerto.
2. Mozart's Jupiter Symphony, on classical period instruments and at Mozart's pitch
3. A violin concerto by the "Black Mozart". Le Chevalier de Saint-Georges, the first classical composer of African descent, and a brilliant Renaissance man.
Featuring Brian Shaw, keyed trumpet and Go Yamamoto, violin and concertmaster. (more...)