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May 8, 2016 @ 4:00 pm
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Comedy, Popular tunes, and Instrumental Virtuosity
Works for oboe, recorder, and strings by Corrette, Boismortier, and more.
Joseph Bodin de Boismortier and Michel Corrette were gifted musicians and shrewd businessmen with a flair for both comedy and drama. Each had a knack for responding to contemporary trends and competing fashions while developing unique personal styles that integrated the vogue for Italian music together with popular songs and so-called “pastoral chic.” We feature Corrette’s fun and fabulous Concertos comiques alongside popular tunes, Boismortier’s chamber music, and readings from Paris’s Opéra Comique.
Pre-concert lecture at 3pm.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″]Tickets[/vc_column][/vc_row]