European Holiday for Oboes, Trumpet and Strings
Grab your traveling
companion and join the
Great Lakes Consort for a
tour across Europe at the turn of the 18th Century.
No passport is needed to enjoy this lively concert featuring trumpet, oboes, cello and harpsichord. We will take you on a trip through France, Belgium, Italy, England and Germany, bringing you a variety of music of the era and sharing fascinating stories about the careers and inspirations of the composers.
Well-known works and rarely heard gems of the early 1700s will be performed by the Great Lakes Consort Baroque Ensemble:
- Lynne Marie Flegg and Kristin Reynolds, oboes
- Mark Flegg, trumpet
- Nadine Deleury, cello
- Angelina Pashmakova, harpsichord
Featured pieces on this program include:
- the Rondeau by Jean-Joseph Mouret, a work made famous as the theme to “Masterpiece Theater”
- Tomaso Albinoni’s Concerto a Cinque, Opus 9 No. 9 for Two Oboes and Continuo
- the Prelude from Suite #2 in d minor for Cello by J.S. Bach
- a set of Oboe duets written by Jean Baptiste Loeillet de Gant
- Henry Purcell’s Sonata in D for Trumpet and Continuo
- music for solo Harpsichord composed by Scarlatti and Daquin
- Francesco Geminiani’s beautiful Oboe Sonata in e minor
- an exciting Concerto for Trumpet, Two Oboes and Continuo by Georg Phillipp Telemann
The concert will take place at the historic Player’s Playhouse at 3321 E. Jefferson Avenue in Detroit.
Tickets are $15 at the door, or $12 if purchased in advance. Advanced ticket sales are available by calling Steve Shrader of the Fine Arts Society of Detroit at 313-894-5157 or by email at email@example.com.
The Fine Arts Society of Detroit admits all students in high school or younger free of charge!
For additional concert information, contact Lynne Marie Flegg or visit the website for the Fine Arts Society of Detroit.