First, the music.
Get your passports ready! Sandwiched between two exciting concerts featuring multiple harpsichords are four concerts featuring Baroque masterworks from Italy, Germany, France and England. Hear the greatest Baroque music and enjoy the different national styles.
* September 7th, 7pm and 8th, 3pm: Works for Two Solo Harpsichords with Anton Nel and Keith Womer
Anton and Keith perform music by Buxtehude, Couperin, WF Bach, JC Bach, JS Bach and Rameau, using four harpsichords from our “Herd” (two at a time of course!).
October 13th, 7pm and 14th, 3pm: A World Tour of Opera
Opera arias by Monteverdi, Cavalli, Hasse, Purcell, Handel, Lully, and Rameau are sung by stellar soloists and a 17-piece Baroque orchestra.
An intimate concert of nine musicians playing works by Telemann, Couperin, Purcell, and Handel, along with the Pachelbel Canon and Vivaldi La Folia variations.
January 5, 7pm and 6th, 3pm: A World Tour of Orchestral Music
A 21-piece Baroque orchestra performs Handel’s Royal Fireworks, Bach’s Orchestral Suite No. 3, a concerto from Vivaldi’s Four Seasons, Charpentier’s Te Deum, and others.
February 9th, 7pm and 10th, 3pm: A World Tour of Secular and Religious Vocal Works
Works by Pergolesi, Bach, Jacquet de la Guerre, Purcell, and Handel are performed by four soloists and a 16 -piece Baroque chamber ensemble.
* April 26th, 7pm and 27th, 3pm: Herd of Harpsichords
The complete concertos for two and three harpsichords by JS Bach performed on three harpsichords by the incomparable Anton Nel, director Keith Womer, and Don Livingston, with the La Follia strings.
* Note these concerts are on Friday and Saturday.
Next, the Venue
We are excited to announce our new venue for the 2017-2018 season: Redeemer Presbyterian Church. Centrally located in the revitalized East Austin neighborhood near Manor and Alexander avenues, it features excellent acoustics and temperature control, great sight lines to the stage, ample, safe, well-lit, and free parking, full ADA compliance, and proximity to the best Austin restaurants like East Side Cafe and Dai Due. Read more about it at Redeemer’s website.
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