Forthcoming Events

A&A Cembalo Duo, Anna Kiskachi, Anastasia Antonova

Danse Macabre - Devilish Virtuosity on Two Harpsichords

Performer(s)

The A&A Cembalo Duo
Anastasia Antonova & Anna Kiskachi

On Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 7:30pm
Venue: Woodend Mansion, 8940 Jones Mill Road, Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Hear the harpsichord as you've never heard it before in this stunning Duo's Washington debut. European reviewers herald A&A's 'Devilish Virtuosity' & '...poetry [and] intoxicating virtuosity beyond expectations'.
A&A Cembalo Duo, Anna Kiskachi, Anastasia Antonova

A Benefit Soirée - East Wind: A Concert of Four Hands

Performer(s)

The A&A Cembalo Duo
Anastasia Antonova & Anna Kiskachi

       

On Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 6:00pm
Venue: Capriccio Baroque, Aberfoyle Pl. NW, Washington DC 20015
Benefit Soirées are an important source of funding for Capriccio's artistic programs. We are thrilled to present The A&A Cembalo Duo at this Soirée performing works by Mozart, Debussy, Bach, Lully & more performed solo and one harpsichord, four hands. The full music Program is followed by a complimentary multi-course dinner served with exceptional wines. Just 14 seats available!
Capriccio Baroque Dance Program

Baroque Dance Classes for Beginners!

Performer(s)

Four classes led by renowned Baroque dancer Paige Whitley-Bauguess   

On Monday, September 30, 2019 - 6:45am
Venue: George Washington University, District House Dance Studio, 2121 H St. NW, Washington DC 20052
Learn basic Baroque dances; perform a choreographed dance; explore the rhythmic underpinnings of Baroque music; & have lots of fun!
Jean Rondeau

Elysian Sounds

Performer(s)

Jean Rondeau, Solo Harpsichord

On Friday, March 6, 2020 - 7:30pm
Venue: to be confirmed
Be swept away by the technical mastery and musical brilliance of this extraordinary young French harpsichordist in one of Capriccio's signature tiny concerts. Please Note: Tickets for this concert will go on sale February 12, 2020.
Jory Vinikour; Reginald Mobley

Voices of Baroque Italy & Germany

Performer(s)

Jory Vinikour, Harpsichord
Reginald Mobley, Countertenor

On Saturday, March 14, 2020 - 7:30pm
Venue: Woodend Mansion, 8940 Jones Mill Road, Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Grammy nominated harpsichordist Jory Vinikour & internationally acclaimed countertenor Reginald Mobley perform a glorious program of Italian and German works for voice & harpsichord.
Justin Taylor

Different Dimensions - Bach, Rameau, Ligeti

Performer(s)

Justin Taylor, Solo Harpsichord

On Thursday, May 21, 2020 - 7:30pm
Venue: To be confirmed
Reviewers laud Justin Taylor's 'iron-hard technique', 'velvet touch' & 'sense of theatricality'. All are on show in this thrilling program of works by Baroque masters J.S. Bach & J-P Rameau & 20th century avante-garde composer György Ligeti.
Justin Taylor, Harpsichordist

The Goldberg Variations

Performer(s)

Justin Taylor, Solo Harpsichord

On Saturday, May 23, 2020 - 7:30pm
Venue: Capriccio Baroque, Aberfoyle Pl. NW, Washington DC 20015
Justin Taylor applies his flawless technique and exceptional musical sensibility to J.S. Bach's exquisite Goldberg Variations in this intimate Salon concert.
A Capriccio Benefit Soirée with Colin Booth

Benefit Soirée - A Handful of German Masters - Colin Booth

Performer(s)

Colin Booth, Solo Harpsichord

On Saturday, June 20, 2020 - 6:00am
Venue: Capriccio Baroque, Aberfoyle Pl. NW, Washington DC 20015
Acclaimed British harpsichordist Colin Booth performs an all-German Program at a very special Capriccio Benefit Soirée. Benefit Soirées are an important source of funding for Capriccio's artistic programming. Support Capriccio while enjoying a full program of music followed by a complimentary multi-course dinner served with exceptional wines. Just 14 seats available!
Colin Booth, Harpsichordist

The Melodious Talking Fingers

Performer(s)

Colin Booth
Harpsichordist, Author, Early Keyboard Builder

On Thursday, June 25, 2020 - 7:30pm
Venue: To be confirmed
Capriccio hosts this celebrated British harpsichordist's Stateside launch of his latest album, 'The Melodious Talking Fingers of 1749 - Fugues & Assorted Pieces for Harpsichord by Johann Mattheson'.
Colin Booth, Harpsichordist

Uncle and Nephew - The Couperins

Performer(s)

Colin Booth
Harpsichordist, Author, Early Keyboard Builder

On Saturday, June 27, 2020 - 7:30pm
Venue: Capriccio Baroque, Aberfoyle Pl. NW, Washington DC 20015
Colin Booth's exceptional rhythmic and musical sensibilities make for extraordinarily beautiful renditions of Louis and François Couperon's charming, delicate and exquisitely ornamented works. The Couperins' contemporary, Jean-Henri D'Anglebert, also makes cameo appearances on the program.

Past Events

Aya Hamada  PhotoCredit: Myriam Farhane

Sold Out! The French Late Baroque & Galante

Performer(s)

Aya Hamada, Harpsichord

On Saturday, July 27, 2019 - 7:30pm
Venue: Capriccio Baroque, Aberfoyle Pl. NW, Washington DC 20015
Aya Hamada, renowned for her graceful and virtuosic style, is steeped in the music of the French Late Baroque &  Galante. This is sumptuous, velveteen music with embroidered counterpoint & gorgeous melodic lines.  Prepare to be entranced with this Program of works by Jacques Duphly, Jean-Philippe Rameau & Bernard de Bury performed by this most accomplished artist.
Thomas Dunford performs J.S. Bach

Sold Out! All Bach, All Lute

Performer(s)

Thomas Dunford, Lute

On Monday, May 13, 2019 - 7:30pm
Venue: Aberfoyle Place NW, Washington DC 20015
Brilliant young lutenist Thomas Dunford performs works by J.S. Bach from his 2018 award winning album "Bach". Enjoy a complimentary light buffet from 6:00pm prior to the concert which commences at 7:30pm
Colin Booth

SOLD OUT! The Attraction of the Grounde

Performer(s)

Colin Booth, Harpsichord

On Saturday, May 4, 2019 - 7:30pm
Venue: Capriccio Baroque, Aberfoyle Place NW, Washington DC 20015
Colin Booth's second concert with Capriccio is a delightful exploration of a musical form, the Ground, which was immensely popular in the 17th century. A Ground is a set of variations built around a repeated bass line which may comprise just a few notes. Revel in the lovely & diverse melodies of English 17th century Grounds with works by William Byrd, William Inglot, Orlando Gibbons, Henry Purcell, John Blow & William Croft.
Colin Booth, Capriccio Baroque,

SOLD OUT! Queen Elizabeth: Her Musicke

Performer(s)

Colin Booth, Harpsichord & Virginals

On Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 7:30pm
Venue: Woodend Mansion, 8940 Jones Mill Road, Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Colin Booth, acclaimed English early keyboardist and keyboard builder/restorer, makes his Washington DC debut performing works by two titans of English Early music: William Byrd, a composer of extraordinary ability central in developing an English national style; & Peter Philips, a gifted and prolific composer little-heard in the U.S.   Enjoy this Early English repertory with a master of the genre! Pre-concert complimentary fine wines and canapés offered from 6:15pm. The Concert commences at 7:30pm.
Andrew Appel

Benefit Soirée SOLD OUT - Couperin, Haydn & Bach

Performer(s)

Andrew Appel, Harpsichord

On Saturday, March 30, 2019 - 5:30pm
Venue: Aberfoyle Place NW, Washington DC 20015
Capriccio is delighted to have renowned artist Andrew Appel perform at this very special Benefit Soirée, a Capriccio fundraiser offering a full Program of music followed by a complimentary dinner with exceptional and rare wines. Andrew performs exquisite, charming works from François Couperin's ('the Great') 'Premier livre de piéces de clavecin'; a delightful, effervescent, definitively-Classical Sonata by Joseph Haydn; and J.S. Bach's monumental Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue for harpsichord in D minor (BWV903).
Justin Taylor

Continuum

Performer(s)

Justin Taylor, Harpsichord

On Sunday, December 16, 2018 - 5:30pm
Venue: Woodend Sanctuary & Mansion, MD 20815
Justin Taylor, first prize winner of the world's most prestigious harpsichord competition at just 23, makes his debut performance in Washington DC with Capriccio.  He performs a thrilling Program that pushes the harpsichord to its very limits with works by father and son Antoine Forqueray & Jean-Baptiste Forqueray; Sonatas by Domenico Scarlatti, & the thrilling 20th century harpsichord avant-garde work 'Continuum' by Györgi Ligeti. A not-to-be-missed Concert!
Painting by Jan Steen

Master Class for Amateur Harpsichordists - Performer slots full. Space for auditing available.

Performer(s)

Alberto Busettini

 

 

On Sunday, November 4, 2018 - 9:30am
Venue: Aberfoyle Place NW, Washington DC 20015
Refine your harpsichord touch at this half-day Master Class led by Italian virtuoso harpsichordist Alberto Busettini. Amateur harpsichordists of all abilities are welcome to participate as performers or auditors in this collegial, low-stress class.
Alberto Busettini

The Couperin Dynasty

Performer(s)

Alberto Busettini, Harpsichord

On Saturday, November 3, 2018 - 7:30pm
Venue: Aberfoyle Place NW, Washington DC 20015
Italian keyboard artist Alberto Busettini presents this sumptuous, definitively French, Program of works by three generations of the famed Couperin family.  The glorious works of Louis Couperin, François Couperin ('the Great'), and Armand-Louis Couperin reveal the evolving style of the French Baroque from the Early/Mid Baroque, to Late Baroque & Rococo, & early Classical period.
Alberto Busettini

One Bach, Three Styles - Full House!

Performer(s)

Alberto Busettini, Harpsichord

On Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 5:30pm
Venue: Aberfoyle Place NW, Washington DC 20015
Capriccio is delighted to present acclaimed virtuoso harpsichordist Alberto Busettini in this very special Benefit Soirée, a Capriccio fundraiser offering a full Program of music followed by a complimentary Italian dinner served with exceptional Italian wines.  Alberto performs a Program of J.S. Bach's works showcasing his unparalleled mastery of the densely textured, formal style of the Late German Baroque whilst highlighting his innovative genius and flair.
Rebecca Pechefsky

SOLD OUT! Baroque Transitions in France, Germany & Spain

Performer(s)

 Rebecca Pechefsky, Harpsichord

On Saturday, September 15, 2018 - 7:30pm
Venue: Aberfoyle Place, NW., Washington DC 20015
Delight in the sumptuous, grand music of three great European Masters performed by Rebecca Pechefsky, lauded for her technical precision and interpretive sensitivity. The Program includes François Couperin's  gorgeous Huitième Ordre, considered by many his finest harpsichord Suite; Johann Krebs' vibrant Partita No. 6 in E-flat Major; & selected dazzling Sonatas by Antonio Soler.

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