Baroque Music Festival, Corona del Mar 2024: London Fog, Italian Sunshine (Opening Concert)

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Baroque Music Festival, Corona del Mar 2024: London Fog, Italian Sunshine (Opening Concert)

June 16 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm PDT


Soloists from the Festival Orchestra will bring out the southern sun to banish the northern fog through the influence of Italian composers. Come for J.C. (“The London”) Bach’s Italianate Sinfonia Concertante for violin and cello, concerti grossi by Corelli, Geminiani (arranging Corelli) and Avison (after Scarlatti), and stay for Handel’s organ concerto “Cuckoo and Nightingale” and more—performed by the Festival Orchestra led by Elizabeth Blumenstock.

William Boyce (1711-1779): Symphony No. 2 in A Major
Charles Avison (1709-1770): Concerto Grosso No. 3 in D Minor, after Scarlatti
George Frideric Handel (1685-1759): Organ Concerto in F Major “Cuckoo and Nightingale” – soloist Corey Jamason
Francesco Geminiani (1687-1762): Concerto Grosso in D Minor, H.143 “La Follia,” after Corelli
Maurice Greene (1696-1755): Overture in D Major
Arcangelo Corelli (1653-1713): Concerto Grosso in F Major Op. 6, No. 2
Johann Christian Bach (1735-1782): Sinfonia Concertante for Violin and Cello in A Major W C.34

Elizabeth Blumenstock, violin
Alex Greenbaum, cello
Corey Jamason, chamber organ

Festival Orchestra, led by Elizabeth Blumenstock

Followed by a complimentary wine & waters reception for all ticket holders, on the patio with the musicians.


Single Tickets $50
Festival Subscriptions $325, include premium, reservable, seating and a private catered dinner after the Festival Finale on June 23.
Student Rush Tickets are $10 at the door, for ages 12-29, with valid student card and photo ID, subject to availability.

Complimentary Wine & Waters receptions and pre-concert brass music al fresco for all ticket holders.

Painting featured (detail): Gerrit van Honthorst’s “The Concert” 1623. National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC. View the full image and learn about Honthorst’s Italian period and the history of this painting here.


June 16
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm PDT
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Baroque Music Festival, Corona del Mar
(949) 760-7887
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Contact Name
Zen Edwards, Executive Director
Contact Phone
(949) 760-7887
Contact Email
[email protected]
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Registration Link


St. Mark Presbyterian Church, Newport Beach
2200 San Joaquin Hills Rd
Newport Beach, CA 92660 United States
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