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The French Baroque Style and the German Court: A Program of Stringed Instruments and Period Dance


Musical selections by Robert de Visée for Baroque guitar and Ludwig Hesse's arrangement of excerpts from Jean-Philippe Rameau’s opera-ballet La Lyre Enchantée for two viols. 

BALAM Dance Theatre (BALAM), inspired by the opulence and theatricality of Balinese theatre, was founded in 1979 by choreographer, educator, and movement analyst Islene Pinder. The company’s eclectic repertoire presented at the grassroots level educates and entertains audiences through a unique blend of traditional and original works representing diverse cultures and time periods, which appeals to all ages and backgrounds. www.balamdancetheatre.blogspot.com 

Musicians of BALAM: Lisa Terry and Beverly Au-viols, Adam Cockerham-Baroque guitar

Choreography and dancer: Carlos Fittante

Actor: Inma Heredia

Plot synopsis: Cynthia Ahart Wood, reworked by Carols Fittante and Inma Heredia



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.