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212 Juilliard415 2012 02 24 7in Concitato, the ensemble scheduled for May 7, unfortunately had to cancel. We hope to present them in a future concert.

Virtuoso Music of the German Baroque

Students from the distinguished graduate program in historical performance at The Juilliard School perform a selection of works ranging from the 1680s to the 1760s, in a colorful and extravagant mix of strings, winds, and continuo. Composers include Biber, Fasch, and Zelenka.

H.I.F. Biber (1644-1704)
Partita no. 3 in A major, from Harmonia Artificiosa-Ariosa (Salzburg, 1696) 14min’
Preludium: Allegro — Allamande — Amener — Balletto — Gigue — Ciacona

Nayeon Kim & Toma Iliev, violins
Alexander Nicholls, cello
Gabriel Benton, harpsichord
Paul Morton, theorbo

Johann Friedrich Fasch (1688-1758)
Sonata for Violin, Oboe, Bassoon and Continuo, FaWV N:F4 10 min’
Largo – Allegro – Largo - Allegro

Carrie Krause, violin
Caroline Ross, oboe
Kamila Marcinkowska-Prasad, bassoon
Gabriel Benton, harpsichord

J.D. Zelenka (1679-1745)
Trio Sonata no. 3 for violin, oboe, bassoon and Basso Continuo in B flat major 14 min’
Adagio – Allegro – Largo - Tempo giusto (Allegro)

Nayeon Kim, violin
David Dickey, oboe
Benjamin Matus, bassoon
Melody Nishinaga, harpsichord

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 in person at St. Malachy's Church, 239 West 49th Street, Manhattan, AND live streamed.