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Alchemy: Air

  • Saint Paul Chapel 209 Broadway New York, NY, 10007 United States (map)

NYBI launches Alchemy, a series based on the classical elements: water, air, earth, and fire. Program features a pan-European selection of works by J. S. Bach, Louis-Nicolas Clérambault, George Frideric Handel, Pietro Locatelli, Georg Philip Telemann and Antonio Vivaldi. 

ALCHEMY: AIR

Fly Zephyr, Fly

In the stories of Ovid, the gentle west wind propels lovers together and is responsible for the coming of spring. Love is in the air with the sweet, sumptuous voice of soprano Teresa Wakim. 

Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683 – 1764) Suite from Platée 
Louis-Nicolas Clérambault (1676 – 1749) Orphée
George Frideric Handel (1685 – 1759) Il delirio amoroso, HWV99

WATER 4/4   |   EARTH 5/2   |   FIRE 5/22

Earlier Event: April 11
J.S. Bach's St. John Passion
Later Event: May 2
Alchemy: Earth