Saratoga Orchestra - Passions of Paris
Brighten up the dark days of winter with an afternoon of glorious music featuring the violinist Tekla Cunningham and the strings of Whidbey's Saratoga Orchestra.
Program to Include:
Joseph Bologne: Violin Concerto, Op. 7, No. 1
Adoluphus Hailstork: Sonata da chiesa
Jean-Baptiste Lully: Suite d'Armide
Archangello Corelli: Concerto Grosso, Op. 6 No. 4
Joseph Bologne "Chevalier de Saint-Georges", the son of an enslaved woman of Senegalese origin and a French plantation owner, was a contemporary of Mozart and Haydn, champion fencer and music instructor of Marie Antoinette.
Adolphus Hailstork, whose compositions are described as lyrical, tonal, narrative, dramatic, and propulsive, is one of America's most prolific composers and leading musical voices of today.