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Le Triomphe de l'amour
Music for Colonists, Patriots, and Presidents - Nov. 22, 2008 at 7:30 PM

MUSIC FOR COLONISTS, PATRIOTS, AND PRESIDENTS
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2008
Clara Rottsolk, soprano;   Daniela Pierson & Christof  Richter, baroque violins
John Burkhalter, recorder;   Donna Fournier, viola da gamba;  Janet Palumbo, harpsichord


Part of the Princeton 1783 celebration, this concert features the chamber music enjoyed by colonial Americans, the patriots who founded the United States, and the earliest presidents who governed the new nation.  Thomas Jefferson kept an impressive music library that included American, British, and European music.  Benjamin Franklin invented a musical instrument (the glass harmonica) and kept a harpsichord in his house.  The program will include some of Jefferson’s and Franklin’s favorite pieces of chamber music, as well as songs from popular musical theatre productions enjoyed throughout the colonies.  A pre-concert talk by John Burkhalter will explore the relationship America’s founders had with music.  Music by Handel, Corelli, Boyce, Arne, and others, including:

• Handel’s “Oh had I Jubal’s Lyre” from Joshua and his Air from the Water Music
• Trio sonatas by William Boyce and Dr. Thomas Arne
• Arcangelo Corelli’s Violin Sonata op. 5, no. 1
• Songs from 18th century popular musical theater

Pre-concert talk by John Burkhalter at 7:30 pm; Concert at 8:00 pm

Unitarian Church of Princeton, Route 206 (State Road) & Cherry Hill Road, Princeton
Tickets at the door:  $20 General Admission; $15 Seniors; $5 Students

For information, call (609) 252-0522 or visit our website:  www.triomphebaroque.org
Le Triomphe de l'amour is a chamber music ensemble performing Baroque music on original instruments.  This year, the ensemble celebrates its 18th season.  This is the first concert in the 2008-2009 season.  Other concerts this season will be on February 28 and April 18, 2009.

Triomphe’s concerts are more than just music:  each is an exploration of music and cultural history, and a window into life in the 18th century.  Illustrated pre-concert talks, focused program themes, and insightful program notes help to lead the audience to a deeper understanding of the music and its historical and cultural context.

Programs made possible in part by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Dept. of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, and by funds from the Mercer County Cultural and Heritage Commission.   Programs subject to change.

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July 29 2014
Jul-29-2014
Westminster Choir College of Rider University presents: "Le Gout Francais," as performed by Les Agrements de musiqu, Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 7:30 PM. 

Works by Hotteterre, Lambert, Moulinie, Lully, Dieupart, Loeillet, and others. 

Les Agréments de Musique
David Kellett, tenor
John Burkhalter, recorder
Minju Lee, harpsichord

Westminster Choir College- Bristol Chapel - Walnut Lane and Hamilton Avenue, Princeton, NJ.  Free admission.
 
For additional information visit: www.rider.edu/arts

**Les Agréments de Musique is a member of the Guild for Early Music
 
August 24 2014
Aug-24-2014
La Fiocco** will be performing a program of music popular in London & Philadelphia at the heyday of the Laurel Hill Mansion, one of the lovely historic homes in Fairmount Park, Philadelphia.  The program includes music of Arcangelo Corelli, George Frideric Handel, William Felton, William Boyce, Thomas Arne, Joseph Haydn, and selections of American music from sources around 1800 preserved in a private collection.  All seats $25.  Due to limited seating at this historic mansion, please call (215) 235-1776 to reserve tickets. 

Laurel Hill Mansion, East Edgley Drive, East Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, PA  19121.


For more information on this concert and Laurel Hill Mansion's other Summer 2014 concerts, visit laurelhillmansion.org

Rebecca Stuhr, baroque flute
Elissa Wagman, baroque flute
Lynn Fergusson, baroque cello
Lewis R. Baratz, harpsichord & fortepiano


**La Fiocco is a member of the Guild for Early Music


**Denotes member of the Guild for Early Music