NOVEMBER 12, 1:15 PM
Kevin Devine explores the tradition of musical storytelling through the harpsichord in a recital of legendary works from the 16th – 18th centuries.
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
“Historia: Tales at the Harpsichord”
Susannah and the Elders, Pygmalion, The Kuruc Rebellion, Jacob’s wedding. The birth of programmatic instrumental music during the early modern era resulted in some incredibly engaging and enigmatic harpsichord repertoire. Enjoy music from the 16th – 18th centuries that will uncover riveting stories from the past. Program includes pieces from the Susanne von Soldt manuscript, William Randall, Johann Kuhnau, and Jean-Phillipe Rameau.
Kevin Devine, harpsichord
A post-concert Q+A with the artists will be available on Zoom.
Meeting ID: 944 7426 5453
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