When Love Enflames the Heart: Passion and Rage in Baroque France

Synod Hall
125 North Craig St.
15213 Pittsburgh , PA
Pennsylvania
Saturday, February 4, 2017 - 8:00pm

Join the musicians for a pre-concert talk at 1:30pm;

Doors open at 1:00pm.

Experience the splendor, decadence and amour of the French courts of Louis XIV and XV. Major works include the gripping cantata Médée by Louis-Nicolas Clerambault; a delicious sonata for violin by Elizabeth Claude Jacquet de la Guerre; and a rarely heard quartet for flute, violin, viol, and continuo by Louis-Gabriel Guillemain. With Pascale Beaudin (soprano), Stephen Schultz (baroque flute), and Andrew Appel (harpsichord).