Thu Jul 28 19:00
Tafelmusik: La Stravagante
A quintet of musicians from the renowned Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra take centre stage at Carleton Dominion-Chalmers Centre to share a program that celebrates the stylus fantasticus, an experimental and audacious method of composing all the rage in 17th-century Italy. Join them on a journey through fascinating and extravagant pieces that display genius and unbridled virtuosity.
- Patricia Ahernviolin
- Christopher Verretteviolin
- Patrick G. Jordanviola
- Elinor Freycello
- Charlotte Nedigerharpsichord
Giovanni Bassano (1558 – 1617) | Ricercata prima
Dario Castello | Sonata No. 6, Book 2
Andrea Falconieri (1585 or 1586 – 1656) | L’enfant arcibizzarra / Ciaccona
Nicole Matteis | Diverse bizzarie
Isabella Leonarda | 12 Sonatas, Op. 16: Sonata decima
Louis Constantin | Allemanda
Biago Marini | Sonata in ecco, Op. 8
Carlo Farina (1600 – 1639) | Capriccio Stravagante
Marco Uccellini (1603 – 1680) | Sonata sopra la bergamesca, Op. 3
Concerts immersed in Beechwood’s history and beauty, from its beloved sanctuary to the expansive grounds, complemented by the serene hours of the early morning.
These performances are outdoors. You will need to bring your own seating and weather protection if desired.
Sunrise Concerts are made possible with the generous support of Beechwood Cemetery.
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The online Zoom events are free and open to the public.
Concerts and excursions are immersed in Beechwood’s history and beauty, from its beloved sanctuary to the expansive grounds.
Many of these performances are outdoors. You may need to bring your own seating and weather protection if desired.
The Beechwood Series is made possible with the generous support of Beechwood Cemetery.
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The Steinway Series is made possible with the generous support of the Steinway Piano Gallery Ottawa.
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Seating will not be available.
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