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Occurs on Saturday July 15 2023

Approximate running time: 2 hours


Spieker Center for the Arts
50 Valparaiso Avenue
Atherton CA 94027

Event Notes

× Music from the Baroque era stimulates the senses, uplifts the spirits, and inspires faith in all things good. Composers of that time challenged boundaries by experimenting with new styles, forms, and techniques. In this festival opening concert, you'll enjoy the music of six innovative composers performed by world-class musicians.

GEORG PHILIPP TELEMANN Concerto in D major for Four Violins
GIUSEPPE TORELLI Sonata in D major for Trumpet, Strings, and Continuo
ANTONIO VIVALDI Concerto in A minor for Bassoon, Strings, and Continuo
JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH Aria from Cantata Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen for Soprano, Trumpet, Strings, and Continuo
GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL “Let the Bright Seraphim” from Samson “Per te lasciai la luce” and “Un pensiero voli in ciel” from Il delirio amoroso “Eternal Source of Light Divine” from Ode for the Birthday of Queen Anne
ANTONIO VIVALDI Concerto in D major for Flute, Strings, and Continuo, Il gardellino
FRANCESCO GEMINIANI Concerto Grosso no. 12 in D minor, La Follia

HARPSICHORD Gilbert Kalish, Hyeyeon Park, Mika Sasaki, Wu Han
VIOLIN Aaron Boyd Chad Hoopes, Ani Kavafian, Kristin Lee, Arnaud Sussmann, James Thompson, Tien-Hsin Cindy Wu
VIOLA Paul Neubauer, Tien-Hsin Cindy Wu
CELLO Dmitri Atapine, David Finckel, Mihai Marica
DOUBLE BASS Scott Pingel
FLUTE Sooyun Kim
BASSOON Peter Kolkay
TRUMPET David Washburn
SOPRANO Erika Baikoff

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