Deux is collaborating with Joan Christenson and her group Musical Offerings in an exciting program of baroque courtly music!
Included are instrumental and vocal works from the courts of Louis XIV of France, Georg I of England, Phillip V of Spain, Queen Christina of Sweden and Queen Anne of England. The vocal pieces will include excerpts from Alessandro Scarlatti's Endimione e Cintia, the Spanish opera Los Elementos by Antonio di Literes, as well as the lovely Tenebrae by Francois Couperin.
February 4 Christ Episcopal Church 3pm
Music of the Kings
This has the largest selection of instrumental and vocal music from multiple courts in Europe.
February 18 San Antonio Museum of Art 5:30
Music and Art of the 18th Century Courts
Music on the Move (Musical Offerings' museum series) collaborates with Deux for the opening of SAMA's new exhibit, San Antonio 1718, as part of the citywide San Antonio Tricentennial celebration.
February 24 Bexar County Courtroom 12pm
Music of the Courts of Louis XIV and Phillip V
Exclusively for the Tricentennial Symposium Attendees, this concert will be live streamed
for the public beginning at approximately 12:15pm and focuses on our repertory from the 18th c. courts in France and Spain and their ties to the War of Spanish Succession.
San Antonio Symphony players Joan Christenson and Beth Girko will be on violin with Qizhen Liu on cello.
Austin Symphony principal harpist, Elaine Barber will play the triple harp (baroque period harp)