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Antonio Soler: Sonatas from the Morgan Library & Museum.

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Rebecca PechefskyThe Morgan Library & Museum recently acquired a manuscript (Cary Ms. 703) that includes several newly discovered sonatas by the great Spanish keyboard composer Antonio Soler. This program will include three sonatas from Cary Ms. 703, as well as three from another manuscript also held by the Morgan Library. Two of the sonatas, R. 184 & 185, were also recorded for the first time by Rebecca earlier this year.

Rebecca Pechefsky, Italian harpsichord after an anonymous mid-eighteenth-century Florentine instrument 

Well-known as a harpsichordist in the New York area, Rebecca Pechefsky is a founding member of Brooklyn Baroque. Among her recordings for Quill Classics are the complete harpsichord music of François d’Agincour; Bach and His Circle; Bach’s Well-Tempered Clavier, Books 1 and 2, and Johann Ludwig Krebs @ 300.

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

This concert was livestreamed on our website, and on YouTube and Facebook, followed by an intimate chat on Zoom.

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.