Columbia Baroque Concert Series: Splendors of the Baroque, “Vivacious Viols”
Columbia Baroque features Gail Ann Schroeder, viola da gamba, and guest artist Webster Williams, viola da gamba and violone, September 7 at the USC School of Music recital hall. Schroeder and Jean Hein are soloists in Telemann’s gorgeous Concerto for Recorder and Viola da Gamba. The program includes Couperin’s exotic Italianate sonata, La Sultane, featuring two gambas and two violins. Two of Telemann’s sacantatas, sung by Brittnee Siemon with solo recorder and violin obbligatos, plus works by Leclair and Finger, complete this beautiful program. Mary Hoyt, Erika Cutler and Jerry Curry also perform. The concert is presented in honor of Patricia L. Beckler and Myrtle T. Robinson. Concert Conversations with Sarah F. Williams is presented at 7 p.m. followed by the performance at 7:30 p.m.