Tempesta di Mare | Philadelphia Baroque Orchestra & Chamber Players

February 4 and 5

ITALIANS IN VIENNA – cantatas and concerti with Michael Maniaci

Saturday, February 4, 8:00
free pre-performance talk with Wendy Heller at 7:00
Arch Street Friends Meeting, 320 Arch Street

Sunday, February 5, 4:00
free pre-performance talk with Wendy Heller at 3:00
Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill, 8855 Germantown Avenue, Chestnut Hill

Maniaci is back!

Michael Maniaci, lauded as “one of the greatest singers of his generation” (Toronto Globe and Mail), joins our chamber players for cantatas and chamber music by Italian composers imported to Vienna by the glittering and sophisticated Hapsburg court. Award-winning author and Princeton professor Wendy Heller will give the free pre-performance talks about the “italiophilia” situation in Vienna, including the unusual relationship between the Italian expats and their Austrian employers.

Concerto in C for 2 Flutes, RV 533 — Antonio Vivaldi
“Perché son molli,” RV 681 — Vivaldi
Cello Concerto in D Minor — Antonio Caldara
“Le sofferte” — Giuseppe Porsile
Trio No. 6 for 2 Flutes and Cello — Niccolo Jomelli
Sonata for 2 Violins and Bass in A — Johann Joseph Fux
La Fenice — Carlo Agostino Badia

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