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A Roman Legacy

  • Saint Ignatius of Antioch Episcopal Church 552 West End Avenue New York, NY, 10024 United States (map)

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!
Later Event: October 14