Sheldon Friends of Chamber Music
Date(s): October 13, 2012
Time(s): 7:30 pm Pre-performance Talk; 8:00 pm Concert
Internationally acclaimed Ensemble Chaconne present “European Masters in 18th Century London.”
The evening begins with a pre-performance talk at 7:30 p.m., followed by the concert at 8 p.m. and a reception with the artists in Sheldon’s Great Hall after the performance.
Tickets are $35 for general admission and $8 for students. To order tickets, contact Morrie Tuttle at 402-435-5454 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Sheldon Friends of Chamber Music is now in its 48th season presenting the finest chamber music ensembles. For more information visit email@example.com.
Ensemble members Peter H. Bloom, baroque flute; Carol Lewis, viola da gamba; and Olav Chris Henriksen, baroque lute and English guitar, will perform masterpieces by Handel and Vivaldi, favorites of the English aristocracy during the first half of the 18th century, and selections by other great European composers who settled in London during the latter part of the century: J. C. Bach, Carl Friedrich Abel (the last great viola da gamba virtuoso), famed oboist Johann Christian Fischer, illustrious violinist Felice de Giardini, and lutenist/harpsichordist Rudolf Straube, a favorite student of J.S. Bach.