La Fiocco - Italian and English Delights for Recorder and Friends**
Wednesday, May 5th, 6:15 PM, St. Agnes, NYC
Lewis R. Baratz will be making a New York City debut as recorder soloist with La Fiocco on Wednesday, May 5th at 6:15 PM as part of the St. Agnes one-hour "rush hour" concert series. In addition to La Fiocco artist Rachel Evans (baroque violin), period instrument luminaries Marc Levine (baroque violin), Walter Hansen (baroque viola), Elizabeth Weinfeld (viola da gamba), Benjamin Wolff (baroque cello), Hank Heijink (theorbo and baroque guitar), B. Andrew Mills (chamber organ)m Kelly Savage, harpsichord, and Ronald Evans (dulcian and baroque bassoon) will be featured guest artists.
The program will comprise a concerto for alto recorder, strings, and continuo by Francesco Mancini, concertos for sixth flute (soprano recorder in d'') by William Babell and John Baston, a triosonata by Isabella Leonarda (played on voice flute, violin, and continuo), a Sonata for recorder and continuo by the early 17th-century Italian composer, Giovanni Battista Fontana, a fantasia for dulcian and continuo for Bartolomeo de Selma, Canzone for recorder, dulcian and continuo by Giovanni Battista Riccio, and theorbo solos by Johannes Kapsberge .
La Fiocco** will be presenting a program of concertos and other works for recorder on Wednesday, May 5th at 6:15 PM as part of the St. Agnes one-hour "rush hour" concert series.
St. Agnes, 143 East. 43rd Street, New York, New York 10017
Suggested donation: $20.00
**La Fiocco is a member of the Guild for Early Music