Columbia Baroque Concert Series

Around the Globe: Exploring Unfamiliar Territories



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Corelli Comes to France

Guest Artists: Michael Lynn, classical flute & Barbara Weiss, harpsichord
Sarah Williams, Concert Host

  • Friday, November 5, 2021

  • 7:00 p.m. Performance

Join us for this wonderful celebration of the great Italian violinist and composer, Arcangelo Corelli. Our program features two magnificent Corelli Sonatas, plus a Telemann Sonata published in Paris and composed in the style of Corelli, and a Bach fugue based on a theme by Corelli.

Our Concert Series: Three In-Person Concerts at the UofSC School of Music

Concert #1:
The Musical World of Georgia O’Keeffe

Guest Artist: Richard Stone, theorbo
Concert Conversations with Peter Hoyt

  • Tuesday, December 14, 2021

  • 7:00 p.m. Concert Conversations

  • 7:30 p.m. Performance

  • USC School of Music Recital Hall, 813 Assembly Street, Columbia (MAP)

Georgia O’Keeffe loved listening to music for relaxation and artistic inspiration. She had a large collection of recordings in her Abiquiu home, including Baroque music of Monteverdi, Purcell, Handel, Bach, and others, with a special fondness for Pachelbel’s Canon in D.


 


Our Concert Series: Three In-Person Concerts at the UofSC School of Music

Concert #2:
The Musical World of Shakespeare’s Plays

Concert Conversations with Sarah Williams

  • Friday, January 21, 2022

  • 7:00 p.m. Concert Conversations

  • 7:00 p.m. Performance

  • USC School of Music Recital Hall, 813 Assembly Street, Columbia (MAP)

Our concert includes actors who will 'contextualize' songs and dances by performing brief excerpts from Shakespeare’s plays. Musical selections will feature songs and dances from The Tempest, The Merchant of Venice, As You Like It, plus inci-dental music from A Midsummer Night’s Dream including a suite of dances from The Fairy Queen by Purcell.


 


Our Concert Series: Three In-Person Concerts at the UofSC School of Music

Concert #3:
Catesby Comes to the Carolinas:
A 300th Anniversary Celebration

Guest Artist: Richard Stone, theorbo
Concert Conversations with Peter Hoyt
Costumed Reenactor: John Myers as Mark Catesby

  • Tuesday, May 10, 2022

  • 7:00 p.m. Concert Conversations

  • 7:30 p.m. Performance

  • USC School of Music Recital Hall, 813 Assembly Street, Columbia (MAP)

Mark Catesby was an English naturalist who came to the Carolinas in 1722 to study flora and fauna, the results of which were included in his Natural History of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands. Catesby enjoyed singing and was especially fond of the music of Handel.