Jan 16 + 17, 2020

2019/20 Baroque Conversations

Baroque brass III

An audience favorite, Baroque Brass returns in the 2019/20 season with principal horn Michael Thornton and principal trumpet David Washburn leading a program of Bach, Gabrieli, Molter & Scarlatti.

Program

Molter

Symphony in C Major

approximately 6 minutes

Anonymous

approximately 3 minutes

Handel

Eternal source of light divine

approximately 3 minutes

Vivaldi

Concerto in F for Two Horns and Strings

approximately 9 minutes

Scarlatti

Mio Tesoro per te moro

Approximately 5 minutes

Handel

Va Tacito from Julius Caesar

approximately 7 minutes

Bach

Fugue on a Theme by Corelli (arr)

approximately 5 minutes

Location

First Presbyterian Church of Santa Monica

1220 2nd St, Santa Monica, CA 90401, USA

The Huntington

1151 Oxford Rd, San Marino, CA 91108, USA

First Presbyterian Church of Santa Monica

1220 2nd St, Santa Monica, CA 90401, USA

January 16, 2020 7:30pmTickets

The Huntington

1151 Oxford Rd, San Marino, CA 91108, USA

January 17, 2020 7:30pmTickets

BAROQUE BRASS III

Praised for his “spectacular, exceptionally expressive high-wire trumpet,” (Los Angeles Times) Principal Trumpet David Washburn is one of the most sought after studio musicians in Los Angeles. Now he is joining forces with Principal Horn Michael Thornton to perform some of the “can’t-top-this” cornerstones of his Baroque repertoire.

2019/20 Baroque Conversations

Baroque Conversations is a three concert series that explores the genesis of Baroque repertoire. Legendary musicians introduce the works from the stage and engage the audience in short, compelling talks.

the venues

The 2019/20 Baroque Conversations concert series takes place at two outstanding venues: the conveniently located First Presbyterian Church of Santa Monica and the elegant Rothenberg Hall at The Huntington – located near Pasadena in the city of San Marino. This provides convenience and accessibility for both West and Eastsiders – in essence, putting the Orchestra’s music where its audiences live.

This concert is dedicated to Warner & Carol Henry for their unflagging support of chamber music in Southern California.

SPOTIFY PLAYLIST

Listen to a staff-curated concert playlist for Baroque Brass III on Spotify! The playlist features selections of music the Orchestra will be performing.

The mix is chock-full or Baroque classics and includes a remarkable 2018 recording of Eternal Source of Light Divine a by Handel from “The official album of the Wedding ceremony of Prince Harry and Ms. Meghan Markle” (Decca Classics, 2018). Featuring soprano Elin Manahan Thomas, David Blackadder on trumpet and members of the Philharmonia Orchestra, English Chamber Orchestra and BBC National Orchestra of Wales this selection is sure to take you back to that ultra-memorable walk down the aisle.