Music City Baroque Celebrates the Music of G. F. Handel
Music City Baroque presents Music by Handel
Led by Guest Director Brent Wissick
Sunday, March 17 at 3:00 p.m.
Music City Baroque presents Music by Handel, led by guest director Brent Wissick, part of the First Presbyterian Church 2012-13 Concert Series
DATE and TIME: Sunday, March 17, 2013 at 3:00 p.m.
PLACE: First Presbyterian Church, 4815 Franklin Pike, Nashville, TN 37220
PROGRAM: Music by George Frideric Handel
Concerto Grosso in A minor, Op. 6, No. 4
Ballet Music from Alcina
Concerto Grosso in B-flat Major, Op. 3, No. 2
Cantata: Tra le fiamme (1708)
TICKETS: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: www.musiccitybaroque.org, 850-264-9293,
Musicians of Music City Baroque
Led by guest director Brent Wissick, faculty, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Brent Wissick, viola da gamba
Terri Richter Franklin, soprano
Karen Clarke, Rebecca Cole, Andrea Dawson, Laura Ross, violins
Sarah Coté, viola
Chris Stenstrom and Keith Nicholas, cellos
Tim Pearson, double bass; Jessica Dunnivant, flute
George Riordan and Jared Hauser, oboes
Francis Perry, theorbo; Lillian Pearson, harpsichord
Music City Baroque, led by guest director Brent Wissick, presents a concert of orchestral and vocal music by George Frideric Handel on Sunday, March 17 at 3:00 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 4815 Franklin Pike, Nashville. The program includes a dance suite from the opera Alcina, concerto grossos from Op. 3 and Op. 6 and the early cantata Tra le fiamme.
Music City Baroque, now in its ninth season, offers ensemble and chamber music of the 17th and 18th centuries played on period instruments, in the style the composers would have heard, with all its original color and passion. Performers are drawn from members of the Nashville Symphony and faculties of the schools of music at Vanderbilt, MTSU and Belmont.
For more information, call George Riordan at 850-264-9293
or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Upcoming concerts in the Music City Baroque 2012-13 season:
Sunday, May 5, 2013: Cinco de Mayo with the Music City Baroque Chorus, celebrating the music of Mexico and Spain.