This year’s Festival has a special emphasis on Music by Monteverdi, to celebrate the 400th Anniversary of his Vespers of 1610: The Vespers, Staged Theatrical Works, Concerted Madrigals, Instrumental Music, and more! Also this summer: the French Baroque, the Rococo and the early Classical era, with works by Bach & sons, Mozart & Beethoven.
(US) Michael Sand to join Sacramento Baroque Soloists to Perform Concerti Grossi (April 24-25, 2010)
Michael Sand, violinist, will lead Sacramento Baroque Soloists to perform Vivaldi Concerto for Violin in A minor , Vivaldi Concerto for Cello and Bassoon, Telemann Concerto for Two Violas, Corelli Concerto Grosso Op. 6 No. 1, Vivaldi Concerto "Alla Rustica", and Handel Passacaglia.
(IT) "Rome in Brescia" - Two musicians of the Papal court on the Antegnati organ at San Giuseppe (May 15, 2010)
Church of San Giuseppe, Brescia
Saturday, May 15, 2010 9pm
- free admission -
and Giovanni Felice Sances
(US) Play the Recorder Month (March) and Recorder Day (March 20th) Ends -- Make plans for next year!
“Recorder players from across North America celebrate March as "Play-the-Recorder Month." Many ARS chapters plan special concerts and presentations to illustrate the versatility and beauty of this wonderful instrument.
These hand-finished instruments, available at the pitches 442 Hz and 415 Hz, have all the features of professional recorders: curved labium and windway, undercut toneholes, cedar block, variable-taper bore, tapered block, etc.
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