A Bacchus Bender.

Apr 7 2014

Love. Life. Freedom. Intoxication. New Vintage Baroque finishes its inaugural season with a celebration of the god wine, Bacchus. Join us in exploring his many names as we ask ourselves whether there is more than meets the eye to this cherubic god of libation. Featuring music by Purcell, Campra, and a new composition by Doug Balliett. One performance only!

Come, Let Us Drink, Henry Purcell
Curtain Tune on a Ground from “The History of Timon of Athens,” Purcell

“The Followers of Bacchus”
Wine in a Morning, Purcell
Selections from Silène et Bacchus, André Campra
Concerto No. 8, “La Pazzia,” Francesco Durante

“Bacchus’ Boundaries and the Birth of the Theater”
Selections from Arianna, Benedetto Marcello

“Bacchus the Avenger”
Bacchus (premiere), Doug Balliett

Caffe Vivaldi at the Renee Weiler Concert Hall
Greenwich House Music School, 2nd Floor
May 24th, 7:30pm
46 Barrow Street, NYC
Tickets: $20 general admission

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