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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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Selections from our Last Concert:

La Follia Upcoming Concerts

June 27-28, 2015

American Roots:
An evening concert at Jefferson's Monticello

Commemorating July 4, La Follia re-creates a concert where Thomas Jefferson himself would have performed on violin.  Jonathan Godfrey, concertmaster of Houston's period instrument orchestra Mercury, is special guest.. (more...)

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           Nick Zammit

           Nick Zammit

Congratulations to countertenor Nick Zammit for winning the 2014-2015 Austin Critic's Table Award  for best singer for his appearance in La Follia's Bach vs. Handel Smackdown concert.

La Follia was also nominated for best chamber performance for Bach vs. Handel Smackdown, and director Keith Womer was nominated for best instrumentalist.  We are grateful and energized by this recognition by the Austin Arts community.

What was all the fuss about?  Have a listen below, and resolve not to miss such moments in future La Follia concerts!  

Nick will be performing as the Spirit in La Follia's September 12-13 concert performance of Purcell's Dido and Aenaes, with superstar Jennifer Lane as Dido.