Leclair, Rameau, and the Age of Enlightenment

LECLAIR, RAMEAU, AND THE AGE OF ENLIGHTENMENT

Sat Apr 6, 7:30pm
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- First Baptist Church

A Co-Presentation of PBO and Byron Schenkman & Friends

“The best music happens...when you have the best possible combination of players of the instruments,” says harpsichordist Byron Schenkman. This intimate chamber program for two violins, gamba, and harpsichord features selections from the greatest French composers of the Baroque era performed by Byron Schenkman and Monica Huggett with core members of the PBO roster Joanna Blendulf and Toma Iliev.

Pre-concert talk one hour before the concert with Byron Schenkman.

François Couperin

  • Sonata in G Minor (La Paix du Parnasse)

Jean-Philippe Rameau

  • Gavotte and Variations in A Minor for harpsichord

Jean-Marie Leclair

  • Deuxième Récréation de Musique
“My experience is that the best music happens not when you have the best possible player of each instrument, but when you have the best possible combination of players of the instruments.” —Byron Schenkman

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Pre-concert talk one hour before the concert with Byron Schenkman.

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