Grandson of Afro-Brazilian Slaves: Classical Star Composer José Maurício Nunes Garcia – Great Barrington, MA

Matinas do Apóstolo São Pedro à 6 (1815) and Missa S. Pedro de Alcantara à 4 for chorus, soloists, two bassoons, and organ; “Te Christe solum novimus” (1800) for soprano and organ.

Crescendo Chorus, Soprano Schauntice Shephard and Baritone Jermaine Woodard Jr., Crescendo Period Instrument Ensemble

Friday, June 24, at 7:15 pm – Saint James Place, Great Barrington, MA

Grandson of Afro-Brazilian Slaves: Classical Star Composer José Maurício Nunes Garcia – Great Barrington, MA2022-04-27T19:40:26-04:00

The Art of the Improvisation: Two Keyboards in Dialogue – Great Barrington, MA

Original works and arrangements of the Italian Renaissance and Baroque for two keyboards, with lute and theorbo. From Giovanni Gabrieli’s Canzonas, Bernardo Pasquini’s improvised Sonatas for two figured bass lines, to Handel’s (unfinished) Suite for two Harpsichords.

Juan Mesa and Christine Gevert, virginals, Hideki Yamaya, lute and theorbo

Sunday, June 12, at 4 pm – Saint James Place, Great Barrington, MA

The Art of the Improvisation: Two Keyboards in Dialogue – Great Barrington, MA2022-04-27T19:41:50-04:00
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