Workshops/Festivals 2017

Workshops/Festivals 2017: (US) Desert Baroque Workshops and Festivals | "The Suite Life" (20-22 Jan 2017)

Contributed by sonialee on Dec 06, 2016

Location: In Greater Palm Springs, California, USA

The Suite Life is a thrilling intensive weekend dedicated to the harpsichord. Participants will be treated to performances and master classes by world-renowned harpsichordists including Elaine Funaro, Margaret Irwin-Brandon, Sonia Lee, Gilbert Martinez, Charles Metz,  Webb Wiggins, and others. Whether you are simply an appreciator of the harpsichord, a performer new to the instrument or a professional harpsichordist, this is a weekend NOT TO BE MISSED. ...

  • Friday, January 20, 2017
    • Evening Recital – Gilbert Martinez
    • Afternoon master class – Allemande and Courante
    • Morning rehearsals, practice time
  • Saturday, January 21, 2017
    • Evening Concert – Concerti for two, three and four harpsichords by Johann Sebastian Bach, with string band
    • Afternoon master class – Sarabande and Gigue
    • Morning rehearsals, practice time
  • Sunday, January 22, 2017
    • Afternoon Recital – “Baroque to Beyond,” contemporary works performed by Elaine Funaro, Sonia Lee and Margaret Irwin-Brandon, and works from the Baroque by selected workshop participants
    • Participant Luncheon
    • Morning master class – Minuet, Gavotte, Bourrée and other dances

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