Presented by: Harvard Baroque Chamber Orchestra
Free and open to the public
Celebrate the twentieth season of the Harvard Baroque Chamber Orchestra with a stunning program that showcases the group's directors and collaborators, past and present!
Phoebe Carrai shares the stage with former directors Robert Mealy and Murray Forbes Somerville plus Ed Jones leading the Harvard University Choir. Phoebe, Robert, and assistant director Sarah Darling will all be playing and soloing as well. It takes a village to make a baroque orchestra swing!
Handel: Overture to “Semele”
Bach: Concerto for Two Violins
Marais: Suite from “Semele”
Corelli: Concerto Grosso no. 1
Monteverdi: Beatus Vir
Purcell: Welcome to all the Pleasures
Vivaldi: Concerto “Alla Rustica”
(featuring 20 years of Harvard Baroque alumni!)
At 4 PM on November 20 in The Memorial Church, violinist Robert Mealy, one of America's most prominent historical string players, will lead a master class for members of the Harvard Baroque Chamber Orchestra, which he co-founded with Dr. Murray Somerville (Gund University Organist and Choirmaster, 1990-2003) during his time teaching at the university.