Bastille Day: A French Baroque Celebration!
Date(s) - 07/14/2018 - 07/15/2018
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Bask in the rich sonority of 18th-century violins and violas da gamba with harpsichord while contemplating a few of the enigmas of musical life in France before and after the revolution:
Why are there so few original French harpsichords in existence today?
Were any musicians beheaded during the storming of the Bastille?
And who murdered the famous violinist Jean-Marie Leclair?
Saturday, July 14, 7:30 PM Oakley United Methodist Church, Asheville
Sunday, July 15, 3 PM Carolina Music Museum, Greenville
Tickets available at the door: $20 (+ fees and applicable tax)
Music by Leclair, Marais and Couperin le Grand; Jeanne Johnson and Margaret Humphrey, baroque violins; Gail Ann Schroeder and Webster Williams, violas da gamba; Barbara Weiss, harpsichord