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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 PREVIOUS CONCERTS

OUR NEXT CONCERT

HENRY PURCELL'S
DIDO AND AENEAS

A MINIATURE OPERATIC MASTERPIECE

Saturday, September 12, 2015 at 8pm 
Sunday, September 13, 2015 at 4pm
First Presbyterian Church, Austin, Texas

        Jennifer Lane

        Jennifer Lane

La Follia begins its 2015-2016 season in spectacular fashion with a dramatized concert performance of Henry Purcell's operatic masterpiece Dido and Aeneas, with superstar Jennifer Lane in the role of Dido.

Despite running only a little over an hour, Dido and Aeneas packs an emotional wallop with nobility, destiny, passion, trickery, betrayal,  and (of course) death set to the most beautiful music imaginable.   England's first opera and perhaps, its greatest.  (more...)


2015-2016 Concert Season
Our greatest yet

September 12 (8pm) September 13 (4pm)  Purcell's  Dido and Aeneas a dramatized concert presentation, with Jennifer Lane as Dido

September 12 (8pm) September 13 (4pm) 

Purcell's 
Dido and Aeneas


a dramatized concert presentation, with Jennifer Lane as Dido

October 24 (8pm) October 25 (4pm) Baroque Organ Concertos with strings featuring La Follia director and organist Keith Womer on the historic 1862 Holbrook Organ at Redeemer Presbyterian Church in Austin

October 24 (8pm) October 25 (4pm)

Baroque Organ Concertos with strings

featuring La Follia director and organist Keith Womer on the historic 1862 Holbrook Organ at Redeemer Presbyterian Church in Austin

January 2 (8pm) January 3 (4pm) Best New Year's Resolution Ever: Listen to Bach! Masterworks by J.S. Bach with Stephen Redfield, Marcus McGuff, Jane Leggiero, and Keith Womer

January 2 (8pm) January 3 (4pm)

Best New Year's Resolution Ever:
Listen to Bach!


Masterworks by J.S. Bach with Stephen Redfield, Marcus McGuff, Jane Leggiero, and Keith Womer

March 5 (8pm) March 6 (4pm) Masterworks of Mozart and Haydn on Classical Period instruments with Brian Shaw, keyed trumpet and Go Yamamoto, violin

March 5 (8pm)
March 6 (4pm)

Masterworks of Mozart and Haydn on Classical Period instruments

with Brian Shaw, keyed trumpet and Go Yamamoto, violin

April 9 (8pm) April 10 (4pm) Herd of Harpsichords VI  with Anton Nel on harpsichord and fortepiano, joined by Keith Womer, performing concertos for 2 keyboards and orchestra by Bach and his sons

April 9 (8pm)
April 10 (4pm)

Herd of Harpsichords VI 

with Anton Nel on harpsichord and fortepiano, joined by Keith Womer,
performing concertos for 2 keyboards and orchestra by Bach and his sons