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Alchemy: Water

  • Saint Paul’s 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. 


Ebb and Flow

As with waves breaking on the shore, water is continually pushing and pulling, never still. Even in winter, when water becomes ice, it melts and refreezes or falls from the sky as snow. 

Georg Philipp Telemann (1681 – 1767) Ouverture-Suite Wassermusik, TWV 55:C3
Antonio Vivaldi (1678 – 1741) Violin Concerto in F minor, L’inverno, RV 297
Pietro Locatelli (1695 – 1764) Concerto grosso in E-flat, Op. 7, No. 6, Il pianto d’Arianna
George Frideric Handel (1685 – 1759) Concerto Grosso in B-flat, Op. 3, No. 2

  AIR 4/25  |  EARTH 5/2   |   FIRE 5/22

Later Event: April 11
J.S. Bach's St. John Passion