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Byron Schenkman & Friends: Leclair & Rameau – The Age of Enlightenment

Past event
$10-$48

Monica Huggett, violin
Toma Iliev, violin
Joanna Blendulf, viol
Byron Schenkman, harpsichord

François Couperin – Sonata in G minor for two violins and continuo, “La Paix du Parnasse”
Jean-Marie Leclair – Sonata in F major for two violins, Op. 3 No. 4
Jean-Philippe Rameau – Prelude and Gavotte with variations for harpsichord in A minor
Jean-Philippe Rameau – Concert No. 5 for harpsichord, violin, and viol
Jean-Marie Leclair – Deuxième Récréation de Musique for two violins and continuo, Op. 8

Byron Schenkman & Friends conclude their sixth season in style with an evening of decadent and delicious music from the late French Baroque, including Couperin’s La Paix du Parnasse (“Peace on Parnassus”), Leclair’s second Récréation de Musique, and selections from Rameau’s works for harpsichord, solo and accompanied. This concert is a co-production with the Portland Baroque Orchestra.

“Monica Huggett has few rivals in the baroque-violin world…” – Nicholas Anderson, Gramophone

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