May 7, 2021
Concert II: A Casual Concert
Sometimes concerts can be stuffy and filled with too many “rules of conduct.” Clap here. Don’t clap here. Wear something nice. Stand there. Don’t stand there! Only cough here. For this concert we’re loosening concert “etiquette.” Hosted at the Arlington Haus, this concert will feature music used for light entertainment in the seventeenth century.
A Bach harpsichord concerto, a Telemann flute sonata, and two secular cantatas: one, about the horrible effects of coffee on young people; the other, about love and betrayal. Please eat, drink, and enjoy a spectacular concert.
The concert will be presented using Baroque strings and continuo instruments. Texts will be sung in German and Italian with projected English translations projected. Program coming soon.
Johann Sebastian Bach, Harpsichord Concerto in A, BWV 1055
Giovanni Bononcini, Barbara ninfa ingrata (Cantata)
Georg Philipp Telemann, Flute Sonata in b, TWV 41:h4 from Tafelmusik I
Johann Sebastian Bach, Schweigt stille, plaudert nicht (Coffee Cantata), BWV 211
Admission: $5 (advance), $7 (at the door)
Program booklet: download here.
**Food and Drinks available for purchase beginning at 6:30 pm.**