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Haydn Military Symphony

Feb18
7:30 PM
Handel, Vivaldi, Porpora, Hasse, Broschi, Bach, Haydn
Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Acclaimed American coloratura mezzo-soprano Vivica Genaux sings a selection of fiery and virtuosic arias, supported by leading Baroque specialist Nicholas McGegan. He completes this program of eighteenth century works with intriguing and colorful music, including Handel’s brilliant Concerto Grosso in G and Haydn’s Military Symphony with its striking use of wind band and percussion.

Program

  • Handel Concerto grosso in G Major, Op. 6, No. 1
  • Vivaldi Alma oppressa (La fida ninfa)
  • Porpora Oh volesser gli Dei. . . Dolci, freschi aurette (Polifemo)
  • Bach Sinfonia in G Minor, Op. 6, No. 6
  • Porpora Or la nube procellosa
  • Broschi Qual guerriero in campo armato (Idaspe)
  • Haydn Symphony No. 100 (Military)

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Preconcert conversations with William White.

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Thurs., February 13, 7 p.m. Grainger Ballroom
Fri., February 18, 6:30 p.m. Grainger Ballroom

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