NYBI opens its fifth anniversary season with A Roman Legacy, a program that traces the lineage of a celebrated group of composers who lived and worked in the Italian capital in the late 17th and early 18th centuries. From Arcangelo Corelli to Alessandro Scarlatti and George Frederic Handel, A Roman Legacy combines three instrumental and three vocal works which feature two guest artists who are making their first appearances with New York Baroque Incorporated: soprano Sherezade Panthaki and keyboardist Richard Egarr.
CORELLI: Trio Sonata in D Major, op. 1 No. 12
SCARLATTI: Rorate caeli ("Scatter your dew, heavens")
BONPORTI: Trio Sonata in D Minor, op. 1 No. 5
BONPORTI: Ite molles ite flores ("Go, sweet flowers")
HANDEL: Trio Sonata in B Minor, op. 2 No. 1
HANDEL: Gloria in Excelsis Deo ("Glory be to God on high")
Soprano: Sherezade Panthaki. Violin: Lorenzo Colitto, Beth Wenstrom. Cello: Ezra Seltzer. Violone: Wen Yang. Theorbo/guitar: Charles Weaver. Keyboard: Richard Egarr
Bring kids 6 and under for free!