A World Tour of Baroque Chamber Music
In this second concert of their World Tour of Baroque Music series, La Follia performs intimate chamber music from Italy, France, Germany, and England.
Greatest hits like Pachelbels Canon and Vivaldis La Folia variations are combined with hidden treasures like Couperins La Sultanne and Handels Sonata a 5.
Performing are violinists Stephen Redfield and Alan Austin, gambists Stephanie Raby and Pedro Funes, flautist Marcus McGuff, and director and harpsichordist Keith Womer. KMFA radio personality Jeffrey Blair will provide commentary during the performance.
Program listing (subject to change):
Vivaldi: Trio Sonata in D minor, Op. 1, No. 12, RV 63, "Folia"
Telemann: Paris Quartet no. 11 in A major
Pachelbel: Canon in D major
Sainte-Colombe: Les Pleurs / Joye des Elizées
Couperin: La Sultanne
Purcell: Sonata 3 in A minor from 10 Sonatas in Four Parts
Handel: Sonata a 5, HWV 288. Stephen Redfield, soloist
About the venue:
Redeemer Presbyterian Church is located in the revitalized area of East Austin, not far from the Metrorail MLK station and not far from the Mueller development across Airport Boulevard. There is free, ample and safe parking adjacent to the church. The venue offers excellent acoustics and sight lines, and is ADA compliant.
About La Follia:
La Follia was founded in 1980, making it one of the oldest chamber ensembles of any kind in Austin. Among its numerous awards are three concerts cited as one of ten best classical music events of the year, as well as the 2016 Austin Critics Table award for overall Ensemble Performance.
Redeemer Presbyterian Church (View)
2111 Alexander Ave
Austin, TX 78722
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