may, 2018

18may - 19may 187:30 pmmay 19SSO Chamber Series: The Glory of Baroque7:30 pm - 9:30 pm (19) 9 Empress Pl, 179556

Event Details

Peter Hanson, violin/ conductor

SSO Musicians

From Gabrieli to Handel, take a trip with UK period instrument violinist Peter Hanson through the elegance and riches of the Baroque greats, whose genius is displayed in their rich writing for voice and instrument – for which they often treated one like the other.

A multitude of solos is key to the design of the concerto grosso, a compact instrumental showcase that the likes of Biber and Vivaldi developed to spectacular heights. Arias from Handel’s most popular oratorio, Messiah, are just a tiny sample of the vast treasure troves of Baroque musical drama. Purcell’s pioneering work setting English language theatre music, and the lively dance-operas of French Baroque master, Jean-Philippe Rameau, equally deserve your listening ear.

Ticket Price: $20

Time

18 (Friday) 7:30 pm - 19 (Saturday) 9:30 pm

Location

Victoria Concert Hall

9 Empress Pl, 179556

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