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Bastille Day: A French Baroque Celebration!

July 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

$7 – $20

Asheville Baroque Concerts
Jeanne Johnson and Margaret Humphrey, baroque violins
Gail Ann Schroeder and Webster Williams, violas da gamba
Barbara Weiss, harpsichord

Works by Leclair, Marais and Couperin le Grand

Bask in the rich sonority of 18th-century violins and violas da gamba with harpsichord while contemplating a few of the enigmas of musical life in France before and after the revolution: Why are there so few original French harpsichords in existence today? Were any musicians beheaded during the storming of the Bastille? And who murdered the famous violinist Jean-Marie Leclair?

Details

Date:
July 14
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
$7 – $20
Website:
www.panharmonia.org

Venue

Oakley United Methodist Church
607 Fairview Road
Asheville, NC 28803 United States
Website:
oakleyumc.org

Organizers

Pan Harmonia
Asheville Baroque Concerts