Past Events

Anna Kiskachi, Patrick Kilbride

Jupiter - A Portrayal on Harpsichord

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Anna Kiskachi (Solo Harpsichord) with Patrick Kilbride (Tenor)

On Saturday, November 16, 2019 - 7:30pm
Venue: St. Mark's Episcopal+Capitol Hill, 301 A Street SE, Washington DC 20003
Anna Kiskachi's extraordinary virtuosity, musical brilliance, & riveting stage presence are center-stage in this thrilling program. Celebrated tenor, Patrick Kilbride, acclaimed for his 'sweet-voiced tone' is narrator. The program portrays the mythological Roman god Jupiter through harpsichord works which are vital, majestic, mysterious, spell-binding,enchanting and, sometimes, frenetic.
Capriccio Baroque Dance Program

Baroque Dance Classes for Beginners! Class 2

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Four classes led by renowned Baroque dancer Paige Whitley-Bauguess   

On Monday, October 21, 2019 - 6:45pm
Venue: George Washington University, District House Dance Studio, 2121 H St. NW, Washington DC 20052
Learn basic Baroque dances; perform a choreographed dance; explore the rhythmic underpinnings of Baroque music; & have lots of fun!
A&A Cembalo Duo, Anna Kiskachi, Anastasia Antonova

FULL HOUSE! East Wind: A Concert of Four Hands

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The A&A Cembalo Duo
Anastasia Antonova & Anna Kiskachi

       

On Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 6:00pm
Venue: Capriccio Baroque, Aberfoyle Pl. NW, Washington DC 20015
Benefit Soirées are an important source of funding for Capriccio's artistic programs. We are thrilled to present The A&A Cembalo Duo at this Soirée performing works by Mozart, Debussy, Bach, Lully & more performed solo and one harpsichord, four hands. The full music Program is followed by a complimentary multi-course dinner served with exceptional wines. Just 14 seats available!
A&A Cembalo Duo, Anna Kiskachi, Anastasia Antonova

SOLD OUT! Danse Macabre - Devilish Virtuosity on Two Harpsichords

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The A&A Cembalo Duo
Anastasia Antonova & Anna Kiskachi

On Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 7:30pm
Venue: Woodend Mansion, 8940 Jones Mill Road, Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Hear the harpsichord as you've never heard it before in this stunning Duo's Washington debut. European reviewers herald A&A's 'Devilish Virtuosity' & '...poetry [and] intoxicating virtuosity beyond expectations'.
Aya Hamada  PhotoCredit: Myriam Farhane

Sold Out! The French Late Baroque & Galante

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Aya Hamada, Harpsichord

On Saturday, July 27, 2019 - 7:30pm
Venue: Capriccio Baroque, Aberfoyle Pl. NW, Washington DC 20015
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.
Thomas Dunford performs J.S. Bach

Sold Out! All Bach, All Lute

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Thomas Dunford, Lute

On Monday, May 13, 2019 - 7:30pm
Venue: Aberfoyle Place NW, Washington DC 20015
Brilliant young lutenist Thomas Dunford performs works by J.S. Bach from his 2018 award winning album "Bach". Enjoy a complimentary light buffet from 6:00pm prior to the concert which commences at 7:30pm
Colin Booth

SOLD OUT! The Attraction of the Grounde

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Colin Booth, Harpsichord

On Saturday, May 4, 2019 - 7:30pm
Venue: Capriccio Baroque, Aberfoyle Place NW, Washington DC 20015
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 bass 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.
Colin Booth, Capriccio Baroque,

SOLD OUT! Queen Elizabeth: Her Musicke

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Colin Booth, Harpsichord & Virginals

On Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 7:30pm
Venue: Woodend Mansion, 8940 Jones Mill Road, Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Colin Booth, acclaimed English early keyboardist and keyboard builder/restorer, makes his Washington DC debut performing works by two titans of English Early music: 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.   Enjoy this Early English repertory with a master of the genre! Pre-concert complimentary fine wines and canapés offered from 6:15pm. The Concert commences at 7:30pm.
Andrew Appel

Benefit Soirée SOLD OUT - Couperin, Haydn & Bach

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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 dinner with exceptional and rare wines. Andrew performs exquisite, charming works from François Couperin's ('the Great') 'Premier livre de piéces de clavecin'; a delightful, effervescent, definitively-Classical Sonata by Joseph Haydn; and J.S. Bach's monumental Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue for harpsichord in D minor (BWV903).
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!

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