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Early Music Concerts 2015-2016: (US) Baroque Band is closing the rivalry season with L'Arte Del Violino! Featuring Rachel Barton Pine!

Contributed by baroqueband on Mar 16, 2016

Rachel Barton Pine makes her Baroque Band debut to help close the season with "rock star" concertos!

One of the first ‘rock star’ virtuoso violinists, Pietro Locatelli was known for his flamboyance both musically and in his life. Said to play like the devil he could often be seen in the courts of Europe dressed in his diamond-studded clothes. Meanwhile, ...

French violinist Jean Marie Leclair, who ‘played like an angel’, was murdered in Paris, 1764, a mysterious death which remains unsolved to this day although suspicion falls firmly on his wife!

Join Baroque Band and Rachel Barton Pine this June for the closing of another fantastic season! Come along for a fun filled evening featuring:

Locatelli        Concerto Grosso Op. 4 No. 6
Locatelli        L’Arte del violino, Concerto No. 12
Leclair           Violin Concerto Op. 7, No. 2 in D Major
Locatellli       L’Arte del violino, Concerto No. 7 in B-flat Major
Leclair           Violin Concerto Op. 10, No. 5 in E minor

Wednesday, June 1 – Symphony Center, Chicago

Friday, June 3 – Augustana Lutheran Church, Hyde Park

Saturday, June 4 – Music Institute of Chicago, Evanston

All concerts start at 7:30pm.

Tickets: $39 ($35 senior, $17 student)

Get your tickets online or call our box office on (312) 235-2368