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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 Our Last Concert:
Start the New Year with Bach!

OUR NEXT CONCERT

MASTERWORKS OF
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)

  Joseph Bologne Chevalier de Saint-Georges

Joseph Bologne
Chevalier de Saint-Georges

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...)


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    (more...)

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

Purcell's
Dido and Aeneas


a dramatized concert presentation, with Jennifer Lane as Dido  (more...)

  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   (more...)

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 (more...)

  January 2 (8pm) January 3 (4pm)    Start the New Year with Bach!   Masterworks by J.S. Bach with  Stephen Redfield ,  Marcus McGuff ,  Jane Leggiero , and  Keith Womer       (more...)     For Tickets:    (click)

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

Start the New Year with Bach!

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

For Tickets: (click)

  March 5 (8pm) March 6 (4pm)    Masterworks of Mozart and Haydn on Classical Period instruments   with  Brian Shaw , keyed trumpet and  Go Yamamoto , violin   (more...)     F  or   tickets:     (     click)

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

Masterworks of Mozart and Haydn on Classical Period instruments

with Brian Shaw, keyed trumpet and Go Yamamoto, violin (more...)

For tickets: (click)

  April 9 (8pm) April 10 (4pm)    Herd of Harpsichords VI    with auperstar  Anton Nel  on harpsichord (!) and fortepiano, joined by  Keith Womer,  performing concertos for 2 keyboards and orchestra by Bach and his sons   (more..)     F  or   tickets:    (click)

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

Herd of Harpsichords VI

with auperstar Anton Nel on harpsichord (!) and fortepiano, joined by Keith Womer,
performing concertos for 2 keyboards and orchestra by Bach and his sons (more..)

For tickets: (click)