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Baroque Gems

Saturday, November 4, 2023 | 4:00 p.m.

Faith United Methodist Church
1719 S. Prospect Ave., Champaign

G. F. HANDEL: Concerto Grosso in F Major, Op. 3, No. 4, HWV 315
LÜBECK: Präludium in E Major
J. S. BACH: Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G Major, BWV 1049
DALL’ABACO: Concerto grosso à più istrumenti in D Major, Op. 5 No. 6
RAMEAU: Pièces de Clavecin en concert
      La Forqueray
      La Cupis
      Tambourin en Rondeau
TELEMANN: Tafelmusik II

Maria Arrua, violin
Mary Leathers Chapman and Amanda Pond, flute
Stephen Alltop, Conductor, harpsichord, and organ

The Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra continues its tradition of popular baroque concerts with an array of sparkling selections. Concerto grossi by George Frideric Handel and Evaristo Felice Dall’Abaco offer an exciting interplay of solo lines with spirited responses by the full ensemble. The virtuosity of Concertmaster Maria Arrua will be featured in Johann Sebastian Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 4. Gracious music by Jean-Philippe Rameau and thrilling music for trumpet, oboe, and strings by Georg Philipp Telemann will round out this joyous program.

The Baroque Gems concert will be performed at Faith United Methodist Church in Champaign in the North Sanctuary. Seating is general admission.

General Admission (open seating) Adults: $32
Youth and Students of any age: $10

Tickets are on sale now through the CUSO office. Download the ticket order form here. To order tickets by phone, call the CUSO office at 217-351-9139.