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The Diverging Baroque Traditions.

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ConcentusEighteenth-century Europe was a melting pot of diverging musical traditions. Marin Marais and Jacques-Martin Hotteterre’s music showcase essences of the French tradition; Giuseppe Sammartini represents the late Baroque Italian style; and German composers Telemann and Handel’s cosmopolitan style blends various European traditions together.

Alex Yu, recorder
Ka-Wai Yu, viola da gamba and baroque cello
Elena Zamolodchikova, harpsichord

Alex Yu and Ka-Wai Yu have grown up playing together in a musical family. They are joined by harpsichord virtuoso and historical keyboard specialist, Elena Zamolodchikova, with whom they have a shared passion to reach out to the community through early music and period instruments. The three are active music educators, clinicians and sought-after artists, travelling internationally to bring a witty, fresh approach of Baroque music.


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

This concert will be live streamed. You can watch it on your computer in any of three places by clicking on the name you wish: our websiteYouTube or Facebook.

In addition, join us for an intimate chat AFTER the concert on Zoomhttps://zoom.us/j/97387940946
Meeting ID: 973 8794 0946

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.