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Sparkle & Elegance - Germany & France.

EnsembleBreveAn exploration of sparkling pieces composed by two of the most brilliant musical geniuses from the German Baroque, J. S. Bach and G. P Telemann, including one of Bach's Cello Suites, two Telemann Sonatas from the Essercizii Musici, and Suites illustrating the gracious elegance of the French Baroque by J. M. Hotteterre and Francois Couperin.

Deborah Booth, recorder & traverso
Maxine Neuman, cello
Stephen Rapp, harpsichord

Ensemble BREVE was inaugurated in 1985 in New York City, as a group offering unique programs of music from many eras on original instruments, in historically informed style. BREVE, the name of the ensemble refers to the essence of great music making - its heartbeat. A breve symbol originally defined the tactus (pulse) a single beat. BREVE has toured the United States, Mexico, and Europe .

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

This concert will be live streamed on our website, and on YouTube and Facebook, followed by an intimate chat on Zoom.

Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/94474265453
Meeting ID: 944 7426 5453

Midtown Concerts sponsors lunchtime performances of music of the 18th century and earlier. Ensembles are chosen by a panel of early music specialists from the metropolitan area.

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

Concerts are currently live streamed, followed by an intimate chat on Zoom.