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Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Season Announcement Season: Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra announced their 2012-13 season this week, and it's a wow. Manny Ax playing Beethoven 4....on a foretepiano! All-Purcell program! Handel's Teseo! And more. Who could resist?
Here are the details (and by the way, their upcoming Alexander's Feast looks great):
Wednesday 3 October The Center for Performing Arts, Atherton (8 PM)
Friday 5 October Herbst Theatre, San Francisco (8 PM)
Saturday 6 October First Congregational Church, Berkeley (8 PM)
Sunday 7 October First Congregational Church, Berkeley (7:30 PM)
Nicholas McGegan, conductor
Philharmonia Chorale, Bruce Lamott, director
Clifton Massey, countertenor
Soloists from the Philharmonia Chorale
PURCELL: Come Ye Sons of Art, Z. 323
PURCELL: Dioclesian, Z. 627
Pre-concert talk begins 45 minutes prior to each concert.