— “Ensemble 1720,” an MTSU School of Music faculty period-instrument group, will perform Baroque chamber music in a special free community concert set for Sunday, May 4, at 7 p.m. at Murfreesboro’s St. Paul’s Episcopal Church.
St. Paul’s is located at 315 E. Main St., just three blocks south of the Public Square and less than two miles from the MTSU campus.
The Ensemble 1720 musicians play string and wind instruments in use during the Baroque era, the 17th- and early 18th-century period when Bach, Handel, Vivaldi and their colleagues created their masterpieces.
Performs at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Sunday, May 4 (7:00 p.m.)
EVENT: The period instrument group Ensemble 1720 will perform a program of Baroque chamber music on Sunday, May 4 at 7:00 p.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Murfreesboro. The concert is free and open to the public.
MTSU's Wind Ensemble will close its 2013-14 season, which featured the international release of a second Naxos classical CD, with a free public concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 10, in Hinton Music Hall inside MTSU's Wright Music Building.
MTSU’s premier performing ensemble for wind, brass and percussion students will be joined in their special concert by a return guest, world-renowned trumpet soloist Jens Lindemann, who performed with the group at their spring 2013 closing concert.
The Stones River Chamber Players, MTSU’s ensemble in residence, will close their 2013-14 season with a free public concert at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 7, in Hinton Music Hall inside MTSU's Wright Music Building.
The ensemble members, all of whom teach in MTSU’s School of Music, will perform two French works: Maurice Ravel’s song cycle “Don Quichotte a Dulcinée” for baritone and piano and Olivier Messiaen’s “The Quartet for the End of Time” for violin, clarinet, cello and piano.