Columbia Baroque Concert: “La Belle Danse”
Baroque dancer Paige Whitley-Bauguess joins Columbia Baroque for “La Belle Danse,” January 24th at the University of South Carolina School of Music Recital Hall, in Columbia. The program offers a “window on the past” through interpretive dances with music by Lully, Schmelzer, and Telemann. Brittnee Siemon, mezzo-soprano, will be featured as soloist in selections from Lully’s opera, Armide, and she will perform a Telemann sacred cantata. Other performers for the concert are Jean Hein, baroque recorder; Mary Hostetler Hoyt, baroque violin; Erika Cutler, baroque violin; Hazel Ketchum, lute; Gail Ann Schroeder, viola da gamba; and Jerry Curry, harpsichord. Concert conversations with Peter A. Hoyt begin at 7:00 pm, followed by the performance at 7:30 pm.