Early Music Concerts 2009-2010

Early Music Concerts 2009-2010: (US) All Bach Celebration, featuring the Baroque Orchestra of Maine (BOOM) (26 June 2010)

Contributed by Admin on Jun 19, 2010

The inaugural concert of the new group The Baroque Orchestra of Maine or 'BOOM' will take place on Friday, June 25 at 7:00pm at the Church of Universal Fellowship in Orono, and will be featured in two other concerts. This baroque orchestra will perform an all Bach program on period baroque instruments.

The concert will include celebrated concertos, orchestral pieces and solo works by Johann Sebastian Bach including the Orchestral Suite #3, Brandenburg Concerto #5, Double Violin Concerto for two violins in d-minor and movements from his solo works for cello, viola and viola da gamba. The program on June 25 will feature each member of BOOM, which includes four baroque violinists, two baroque violists, two baroque cellists and harpsichord. Led by violinists Heidi Powell and Richard Hsu, the featured artists include Dr. Anatole Wieck of the University of Maine, and come from Maine and New York City.

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