Performance by Workshop participants of the oratorio Susanna by George Frideric Handel. The choir and orchestra will be directed by Marco Vitale. There will be a 20 minute intermission when refreshments will be served.
A concert of baroque music or music with baroque links by Workshop participants and members of the Denman Island community.
Marco Vitale, the workshop musical director and harpsichordist, will give a talk on baroque music performance. Robert Newton, art historian will give a talk on the subject of Susanna and the Elders in art through the ages.
Baroque Chamber Music. A concert by Contrasto Armonico
An opportunity to hear Workshop participants and members of the community perform baroque music. Time subject to change.
Our Workshop Musical Director, Marco Vitale will give a lecture with hands on demonstration on musical instruments and assistance by our other workshop instructors and participants.
A recital on our new harpsichord by our Workshop Musical Director in the Community Hall. Time subject to change.
The final performance of Purcell's The Fairy Queen in the Community Hall. This is the culmination of the Workshop.
A chamber music concert by our Workshop instructors in the Community Hall. The Workshop instructors are world-class instrumentalists and often play together under the name Contrasto Armonico. Marco Vitale on harpsichord, Enrique Gomez-Cabrero Fernandez on baroque-violin and Romeo Ciuffa on recorders and traverso (baroque flute). Time is provisional.