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Apollo’s Fire at Carnegie Hall
Thursday March 22, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm$76 – $86
Jeannette Sorrell, Artistic Director, Conductor and Harpsichord
TELEMANN Selections from Suite “Burlesque de Quixotte,” TWV 55: G 10
BACH “Brandenburg” Concerto No. 4 in G Major, BWV 1049
BACH “Brandenburg” Concerto No. 5 in D Major, BWV 1050
HANDEL Chaconne from Terpsicore
VIVALDI Sonata in D Minor for Two Violins and Continuo, Op. 1, No. 12, “La Follia” (arr. Jeannette Sorrell)
Some of the Baroque’s most glorious music—particularly works by Bach and Telemann—premiered at Café Zimmermann, the 18th-century Leipzig coffeehouse that hosted performances by the Collegium Musicum, an ensemble made up of the town’s finest musicians. Apollo’s Fire, the Cleveland-based period instrument orchestra, carries on the tradition with this concert that features exuberant concertos, a suite based on the Don Quixote tale, and more.