Bach & Handel

Mar 26

8:00 PM

Bach, Handel, Purcell

Thursday, March 26, 2020

An evening of baroque masterpieces, led by conductor Nicholas Kraemer from the harpsichord, features excerpts from operas and oratorios by Handel and Purcell, including the ever-popular Water Music. Opening the program is Bach’s best-known orchestral suite, which includes the much-loved “Air on the G String.” 


Bach Orchestral Suite No. 3
Handel Who calls my parting soul from death? from Esther
Handel Voi che udite il mio lamento from Agrippina
Handel Da tempeste il legno infranto from Giulio Cesare
Handel These labors past, how happy we! from Jephtha
Purcell Chacony in G Minor
Purcell Dido’s Lament from Dido and Aeneas
Handel Rompo i lacci from Flavio
Handel To thee thou glorious son from Theodora
Handel Suite No. 2 from Water Music


Nicholas Kraemer conductor and harpsichord
Amanda Forsythe soprano
Iestyn Davies countertenor

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