Forthcoming Events

Capriccio Baroque, Baroque Dance, Harpsichord

Baroque Dance - Beginner & Novice Workshops


Instructor: Paige Whitley-Bauguess

On Saturday, March 3, 2018 - 1:00pm
Venue: Beginner Workshop: Arlington / Novice Workshop: DC. Full details below.
Mary Findley & Carolyn Winter join in inviting you to Enjoy the Delights of Baroque Dance! Acclaimed dancer Paige Whitley-Bauguess will instruct a Beginner Workshop on Sat. Mar. 3, 1:00-4:00pm & a Novice Workshop on Sun. Mar 4, 10:00am-12:00pm. Sign up soon - participant numbers are limited to ensure personalized instruction.
Caroline Copeland, Jory Vinikour

Baroque Elegance: Harpsichord & Baroque Dance


Caroline Copeland (Baroque Dancer) &

Jory Vinikour (Harpsichordist)

On Sunday, March 18, 2018 - 5:30pm
Venue: Woodend Sanctuary, 8940 Jones Mill Road, Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Enjoy a gorgeous evening with these two brilliant artists, Jory Vinikour (Harpsichordist) & Caroline Copland (Baroque Dancer). Music of Rameau, Handel, J.S. Bach & Scarlatti will delight you, both on solo harpsichord and on harpsichord accompanied by Baroque Dance. Snippets about appropriate Baroque social etiquette & women's skillful use of a fan further enliven the evening. A complimentary & suitably elegant after-party follows the concert with the finest canapés & wines being served.
Jean Rondeau, Capriccio Baroque, Harpsichord

Harpsichord Masterpieces


Jean Rondeau, Harpsichord

On Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 7:30pm
Venue: Aberfoyle Place NW., Washington DC 20015
Enjoy the diversity of 18th century harpsichord masterpieces under the hands of this internationally acclaimed musician. Jean Rondeau's playing has been described as seeming "…locked in a struggle between lyricism & contemplation, passion & detachment. Which is part of its magic". (Lyricism classical music magazine)
Jean Rondeau, Capriccio Baroque

J.S. Bach: The Goldberg Variations


Jean Rondeau, Harpsichord

On Sunday, April 22, 2018 - 4:30pm
Venue: Aberfoyle Place NW, Washington DC 20015
Jean Rondeau has taken the harpsichord world by storm & is now amongst the world's most acclaimed harpsichordists. He brings his extraordinary rendition of J.S. Bach's beautiful Goldberg Variations to Capriccio Baroque as part of his US tour. A not-to-be-missed concert! Enjoy a complimentary fine beverage at the concert.
Janine Johnson, Capriccio Baroque

J.S. Bach's Mentors, Influencers & Pupils


Janine Johnson, Harpsichord

On Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 6:30pm
Venue: Aberfoyle Place NW, Washington DC 20015
Janine Johnson, harpsichord decorator, harpsichordist, pianist & composer performs works by J.S. Bach & those who taught, influenced or learned from him. Works by Bach, Buxtehude, Reincken, Fischer, Krebs, Pachelbel and Bohm are featured. Janine will, in the course of the program, discuss the relationship, both personal & professional, between Bach & the composers. This Soirée concert offers an optional complimentary seated meal served with fine wines & beverages following the concert.
Myriad Splendors of the Baroque

Myriad Splendors of the Baroque


Andrew Appel, Harpsichord 
Loretta O'Sullivan, Baroque Cello
Paige Whitley-Bauguess, Baroque Dancer

On Sunday, July 15, 2018 - 6:00pm
Venue: Woodend Sanctuary, ANS
Capriccio's Season Closer is an evening of exceptional Baroque splendor with acclaimed musicians Andrew Appel (Harpsichord) & Loretta O'Sullivan (Baroque Cello) & pre-eminent Baroque dancer Paige Whitley-Bauguess in period costumes. Complete the evening by joining the lavish complimentary after-party with canapés and fine wines!

Past Events

Shakespeare in Verse & Music, Capriccio Baroque

Now Sold Out! Shakespeare in Verse and Music


Rebecca Pechefsky,
Harpsichord & Virginal
Sam Tsoutsouvas, Actor
Erik Ryding, Lute
Christopher Morrongiello, Lute
Philip Anderson, Tenor

Gregory Bynum, Recorder

On Saturday, November 11, 2017 - 6:30pm
Venue: Lambert Hall, Chevy Chase & 3137 Aberfoyle Pl. NW, DC 20015
William Shakespeare was writing at the cusp of the Baroque. This magical evening presents selected recitations from some of Shakespeare's best loved sonnets & plays set to music of the lute, recorder, virginal, harpsichord & voice. Included are Shakespeare's Sonnets 116 & 128 & verse from Romeo and Juliet, Twelfth Night, Hamlet, Henry VIII, The Tempest, & Othello. This Soirée offers a complimentary seated early-English themed meal with fine wines.
Jean Rondeau, Lea Desandre, Thomas Dunford, Capriccio Baroque

Now Sold Out!! Laments, Arias and Esprit


Jean Rondeau, Harpsichord;

Lea Desandre, Mezzo-Soprano;

Thomas Dunford, Lute

On Friday, October 20, 2017 - 8:00pm
Venue: Chevy Chase Village Hall
These three international Early Music superstars present music & song which traverses the popular laments of the late Renaissance/Early Baroque, the rich arias of the early Baroque opera, & the sparkling harpsichord works of the High Baroque. Enjoy a complimentary fine beverage prior to the concert. Concert presented in collaboration with Opera Lafayette.
Alberto Busettini, Capriccio Baroque

Colors of Italy


Alberto Busettini, Harpsichord

On Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 6:30pm
Venue: Aberfoyle Place, NW, Washington DC 20015
Renowned Italian harpsichordist ALBERTO BUSETTINI performs the glorious keyboard music of Italian Baroque composers, among them Pichi, Frescobaldi, Storace, Platti, Paradisi & Scarlatti. The program includes music from Venice's Early Baroque; Italy's regional courts of the High Baroque; & Europe's courts where Italy's composers were working at the closing of the Baroque. This Soirée offers a complimentary Italian meal served with exceptional cheeses & wines sourced directly from Italy.