Ithaca concerts

Ithaca concerts 2017-2018
First Unitarian Society, 306 N. Aurora Street, Ithaca

Concerts at 7:30pm; pre-concert talks at 6:45pm

Monteverdi’s 450th
October 21, 2017
We celebrate this 17th century giant with a program of his dramatic and expressive madrigals, and virtuoso instrumental music by his contemporaries. 6 singers, strings, and a continuo section of lutes, theorbos, lirone, and cello.

Bagatelles & Impromptus
December 2, 2017
David Breitman, fortepiano. Masterworks from the 1820s by Beethoven and Schubert, performed on an instrument of the period.

Bach & Bach
March 17, 2018
Beiliang Zhu, cello & gamba, plays Bach on both instruments, plus Vivaldi and Couperin. With Leon Schelhase, harpsichord, and Deborah Fox, theorbo.

Fanfare & Filigree
April 21, 2018
This program of music for winds and strings celebrates the new peace of early 18th century Europe; music by Zelenka, Hasse, Marais, and others.
Geoffrey Burgess & Meg Owens, oboes; Stephanie Corwin, bassoon; Becca Humphrey, cello; Leon Schelhase, harpsichord; Deborah Fox, theorbo

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