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Alberto Busettini

One Bach, Three Styles

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Alberto Busettini, Harpsichord

On Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 5:30pm
Venue: Aberfoyle Place NW, Washington DC 20015
Capriccio is delighted to present acclaimed virtuoso harpsichordist Alberto Busettini in this very special Benefit Soirée, a Capriccio fundraiser offering a full Program of music followed by a complimentary Italian dinner served with exceptional Italian wines.  Alberto performs a Program of J.S. Bach's works showcasing his unparalleled mastery of the densely textured, formal style of the Late German Baroque whilst highlighting his innovative genius and flair.
Alberto Busettini

The Couperin Dynasty

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Alberto Busettini, Harpsichord

On Saturday, November 3, 2018 - 7:30pm
Venue: Potters Violins, Takoma Park, MD 20912
Italian keyboard artist Alberto Busettini presents this sumptuous, definitively French, Program of works by three generations of the famed Couperin family.  The glorious works of Louis Couperin, François Couperin ('the Great'), and Armand-Louis Couperin reveal the evolving style of the French Baroque from the Early/Mid Baroque, to Late Baroque & Rococo, & early Classical period.
Justin Taylor

Continuum

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Justin Taylor, Harpsichord

On Sunday, December 16, 2018 - 5:30pm
Venue: Woodend Sanctuary & Mansion, MD 20815
Justin Taylor, first prize winner of the world's most prestigious harpsichord competition at just 23, makes his debut performance in Washington DC with Capriccio.  He performs a thrilling Program that pushes the harpsichord to its very limits with works by father and son Antoine Forqueray & Jean-Baptiste Forqueray; Sonatas by Domenico Scarlatti, & the thrilling 20th century harpsichord avant-garde work 'Continuum' by Györgi Ligeti. A not-to-be-missed Concert!
Andrew Appel

François Couperin, Joseph Haydn

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Andrew Appel, Harpsichord

On Saturday, March 30, 2019 - 5:30pm
Venue: Aberfoyle Place NW, Washington DC 20015
Capriccio is delighted to have renowned artist Andrew Appel perform at this very special Benefit Soirée, a Capriccio fundraiser offering a full Program of music followed by a complimentary French dinner with exceptional French & Austrian wines. Andrew performs the exquisite, charming works of François Couperin ('the Great') from the 'Premier livre de piéces de clavecin' followed by a delightful, effervescent, definitively-Classical Sonata by Joseph Haydn.
Colin Booth, Harpsichord

Queen Elizabeth: Her Musicke

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Colin Booth, Harpsichord & Virginals

On Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 7:30pm
Venue: Aberfoyle Place NW, Washington DC 20015
Colin Booth, acclaimed English early keyboardist and keyboard builder/restorer, makes his Washington DC debut performing works by two titans of the English Early Baroque: William Byrd, a composer of extraordinary ability central in developing an English national style; & Peter Philips, a gifted and prolific composer little-heard in the U.S.   Explore the English Early Baroque repertory with a master of the genre! Meet the artist over a complimentary light buffet offered from 6:15pm. The Concert commences at 7:30pm.
Colin Booth

The Attraction of the Grounde

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Colin Booth, Harpsichord

On Saturday, May 4, 2019 - 7:30pm
Venue: Potters Violins, Takoma Park, MD 20912
Colin Booth's second concert with Capriccio is a delightful exploration of a musical form, the Ground, which was immensely popular in the 17th century. A Ground is a set of variations built around a repeated base line which may comprise just a few notes. Revel in the lovely & diverse melodies of English 17th century Grounds with works by William Byrd, William Inglot, Orlando Gibbons, Henry Purcell, John Blow & William Croft.
Aya Hamada  PhotoCredit: Myriam Farhane

The French Late Baroque & Galante

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Aya Hamada, Harpsichord

On Saturday, July 27, 2019 - 7:30pm
Venue: tbc
Aya Hamada, renowned for her graceful and virtuosic style, is steeped in the music of the French Late Baroque &  Galante. This is sumptuous, velveteen music with embroidered counterpoint & gorgeous melodic lines.  Prepare to be entranced with this Program of works by Jacques Duphly, Jean-Philippe Rameau & Bernard de Bury performed by this most accomplished artist.