Announcing La Follia's
2019-2020 Concert Season
Our Season Theme: Baroque Masterclass
Learn more about the music you love!
This season, you can “dig deeper” as we perform the music that inspires you. Hear familiar composers and works from a new perspective. Discover new masterworks. Come away with a greater appreciation and enjoyment of this glorious music.
KMFA 89.5 celebrities will host each concert and be your guide on this musical adventure.
Venue for all Concerts (except as noted):
Redeemer Presbyterian Church
2111 Alexander Avenue, Austin Texas
September 7th, 7:30pm and 8th, 3pm
We perform the earliest masterworks of J.S. Bach: 3 sublime cantatas (BWV 4, 106, and 196), an audacious toccata for harpsichord, and the unforgettable Toccata and Fugue in D minor for organ.
November 2nd, 7:30pm and 3rd, 3pm
Pachelbel - More Than the Canon
Ever wonder why all you hear from Pachelbel is the Canon? We did too, only to discover a wealth of music of equal if not greater beauty. Come, let us share it with you. (Yes, we will play the Canon!)
Note: Both concerts will be at St. Martin’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Austin.
January 4th, 7:30pm and 5th, 3pm
Getting a Handle on Handel
We follow Handel from a precocious upstart in Hamburg, to his musical awakening while in Rome, to his triumphant arrival as a celebrated master in London. A 14-piece orchestra with soloists perform masterworks from this amazing musical journey.
March 14th, 7:30pm and 15th, 3pm
French Baroque? Oui! Oui!
An intimate concert featuring the greatest French baroque chamber music from Couperin, Rameau, Jacquet de la Guerre, and others.
Note: The March 15 concert will be at First Presbyterian Church in Austin.
April 17th, 7:30pm and 18th, 3pm
Herd of Harpsichords with Anton Nel
It’s the latest installment in our -ever-popular Herd of Harpsichords series. This one features the world-renowned Anton Nel and director Keith Womer on harpsichord concertos by Mozart and Haydn, as well as two two-harpsichord concertos by CPE Bach.
Note: These concerts are on FRIDAY and SATURDAY
About the Venue
Centrally located in the revitalized East Austin neighborhood near Manor and Alexander avenues, Redeemer Presbyterian Church (map) features excellent acoustics and temperature control; great sight lines to the stage; ample, safe, well-lit, and free parking; full ADA compliance; proximity to the Mueller development; and ready access to the best Austin restaurants like Dai Due. Read more about it at Redeemer’s website.
NOTE: Handicapped access is particularly close and convenient on the north side of the building.