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2018-05-04_20-00 _ Beautiful Baroque

Beautiful Baroque

8:00 PM, Verizon Hall
Nicholas McGegan - Conductor
Peter Richard Conte - Organ
Respighi - Ancient Airs and Dances for the Lute, Suite No. 1
Handel - Organ Concerto in F major, Op. 4, No. 4
Locatelli - Concerto grosso in F major Op. 7, No. 4
INTERMISSION -
Rossini - Overture to La Cenerentola
Stravinsky - Suite from Pulcinella

Period ensemble expert Nicholas McGegan returns for an intimate performance of Italian-style Baroque and neo-classical music. Plus the Fred J. Cooper Memorial Organ is featured in one of the many great Handel concertos for the instrument with the skillful Peter Richard Conte at the keys. The Italian Baroque concerto grosso tradition inspired Respighi and Stravinsky to write historically inspired works that bookend this program. And no program of Italian music would be complete without the definitive national voice of Rossini, telling the Cinderella tale in his Overture to La Cenerentola. Two performances only!

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2018-05-05_20-00 _ Beautiful Baroque

Beautiful Baroque

8:00 PM, Verizon Hall
Nicholas McGegan - Conductor
Peter Richard Conte - Organ
Respighi - Ancient Airs and Dances for the Lute, Suite No. 1
Handel - Organ Concerto in F major, Op. 4, No. 4
Locatelli - Concerto grosso in F major Op. 7, No. 4
INTERMISSION -
Rossini - Overture to La Cenerentola
Stravinsky - Suite from Pulcinella

Period ensemble expert Nicholas McGegan returns for an intimate performance of Italian-style Baroque and neo-classical music. Plus the Fred J. Cooper Memorial Organ is featured in one of the many great Handel concertos for the instrument with the skillful Peter Richard Conte at the keys. The Italian Baroque concerto grosso tradition inspired Respighi and Stravinsky to write historically inspired works that bookend this program. And no program of Italian music would be complete without the definitive national voice of Rossini, telling the Cinderella tale in his Overture to La Cenerentola. Two performances only!

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3:00 PM

Historic Strawberry Mansion

3:00 PM, Historic Strawberry Mansion

Come early and bring the kids for pre-concert activities beginning at 1:30 PM. There will be free lunch at 2 PM provided by Birchtree Catering before the concert starts at 3 PM. 


This event will take place rain or shine. There will be parking on site at the Historic Strawberry Mansion with additional parking at the Dell Music Center.


This event is FREE and open to the public but online RSVPs are encouraged to receive the latest information regarding these concerts.


Support for these concerts is generously provided by the William Penn Foundation.


 

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