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421 Ensemble Leonarda with Dancer 5in Susan Graham, flute
Marika Holmqvist, violin
David Himmelheber, cello
Nancy Kito, harpsichord
Meggi Sweeney, baroque dancer

Join Ensemble Leonarda in exploring how baroque dance evolved from actual dance into the instrumental baroque dance suite. Before cable TV, one went to dances for social entertainment. Our discovery today, one can play a sarabande, but how did one DANCE the sarabande? Brief in-concert demonstration by dancer Meggi Sweeney.

Midtown Concerts sponsors lunchtime performances of music of the 18th century and earlier for anyone seeking a respite from the midtown hustle and bustle. Ensembles are chosen by a jury of early-music specialists from the metropolitan area.

Location:
The Chapel at St. Bartholomew's Church
50th St. and Park Avenue

Time: 1:15-2:00 pm
All concerts are free; no tickets or reservations are necessary.