Performer(s)On Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 7:30pm
Colin Booth, Harpsichord & Virginals
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.
Performer(s)On Saturday, May 4, 2019 - 7:30pm
Colin Booth, Harpsichord
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.
Performer(s)On Monday, May 13, 2019 - 7:30pm
Thomas Dunford, Lute
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
Performer(s)On Saturday, July 27, 2019 - 7:30pm
Aya Hamada, Harpsichord
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.