Examiner: Philharmonia Baroque tours Baroque Europe with delightfully diverse programming

On March 5, 2016 |

Last night in Herbst Theatre the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, led by Waverley Fund Music Director Nicholas McGegan, gave the fifth subscription concert in its 35th season. The title of the program was Explore Baroque Europe; and it amounted to a grand tour that took in Venice (Giuseppe Tartini), Versailles (Jean-Philippe Rameau), Dresden (Jan Dismas Zelenka and Johann David Heinichen), and London (Thomas Arne). Violinist Elizabeth Blumenstock was featured as soloist in Tartini’s D28 concerto in D major, but the entire program was permeated with a delightfully diverse assortment of solo opportunities.

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