Past Events

Shakespeare in Verse & Music, Capriccio Baroque

Now Sold Out! Shakespeare in Verse and Music

Performer(s)

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

Performer(s)

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

Performer(s)

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.