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Les Pleurs – The Passion of the Viol

March 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

| Freewill Offering

As part of the 40th year of St. Louis’ Mercy Conference and Retreat Center, supporting their selfless mission and legacy of the Sisters of Mercy, New Comma Baroque’s Phillip Serna will present a special benefit concert of inspiring and thoughtful music written for viola da gamba, a fretted string-instrument popular in Europe from the 15th through 18th centuries. In conjunction with Early Music America’s Early Music Month 2016 and celebrating Bach’s 331st birthday, the recital will feature works for the viol, both old and new, by Carl Friedrich Abel, Johann Sebastian Bach, Martha Bishop, Monsieur de Sainte-Colombe, Le Sieur Dubuisson, Rudolph Dolmetsch and Georg Philipp Telemann.

Mercy Conference and Retreat Center
http://mercycenterstl.org/programs-and-events/classical-music-concert-march-20-2016/
Mercy Center Chapel, Mercy Conference and Retreat Center
Sunday, March 20, 2016 2:00PM
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Freewill Offering

To find out more about Dr. Phillip Serna, please visit www.phillipwserna.com; to learn more about the viola da gamba and its amazing literature, please visit www.vdgsa.org; and to learn more about Early Music America’s Early Music Month 2016, please visit www.earlymusicamerica.org/endeavors/early-music-month/.

Details

Date:
March 20
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Cost:
Freewill Offering
Event Category:
Website:
http://mercycenterstl.org/programs-and-events/classical-music-concert-march-20-2016/

Organizer

Mercy Conference and Retreat Center
Phone:
(314) 966-4686
Email:
Website:
http://mercycenterstl.org/

Other

Contact Name
Dawn Stringfield, Executive Director
Contact Phone
(314) 966-4686
Contact Email
info@mercycenterstl.org
Performers/Faculty
Phillip Serna, viola da gamba

Venue

Mercy Conference and Retreat Center Chapel
2039 North Geyer Road, Saint Louis, MO 63131-3332 United States
Phone:
(314) 966-4686
Website:
http://mercycenterstl.org/

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