Dances and Variation: Music for Court and Chapel
The faculty of the San Francisco Early Music Summer Baroque Workshop perform an evening concert of exquisite Baroque music.
The opulence and intensity of music-making at the Habsburg Court and in the surrounding Bohemian and Moravian Crown Lands during the seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries serves as the background for many compositional developments and exciting and interesting trends in music making. Listen to virtuoso cornettist Bruce Dickey and the passionate music-making of the SFEMS Baroque Workshop faculty members as they explore the sumptuous polyphonic and polychoral music of Giovanni Priuli, Antonio Bertali, Christoph Strauss, and Lambert de Sayve.
As a mode of communication, as an outlet for improvisation, for celebration and expression, indeed dance and its variations forms are ubiquitous to most types of Baroque music. Dance and music have gone hand-in-hand throughout history, and the Baroque era is no exception. Listen to dance-inspired music by composers Jean-Féry Rebel, François Couperin, Jean-Baptiste Lully, and Michel Pignolet Montéclair and performed by our virtuoso internationally recognized faculty and experience Baroque dance performed by the elegant dancer and violinist Julie Andrijeski.
Tickets can be purchased at the door.