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Sunday, November 11, 2018 at 3:30 pm
Named after the innovative French Baroque composer Jean-Féry Rebel, REBEL is pronounced like the verb, not the noun…which makes sense, considering how this award-winning ensemble opens wide a dazzlingly authentic ‘picture window’ to the baroque era… a window both musical and visual as for this performance REBEL will be joined by baroque dancers Paige Whitley-Bauguess and Thomas Baird.
“The world of baroque music is a volatile, action-packed place,” writes The Washington Post. “One of the best groups is REBEL, whose playing [is] fiery, alive and beautifully controlled.”
The only period instrument ensemble awarded an artists’ residency at NPR, REBEL has been featured on Performance Today, Sunday Baroque, and BBC’s Radio 3; and released more than 20 CDs worldwide.
Lully — Ouverture & Passacaille from Armide
Anonymous — Sarabande
Campra — Aimable Vainqueur
Handel — Trio Sonata in G Major, Op. 5, No. 4, HWV 399
Corelli — Sonata in D minor, Op. 4, No. 8
Rebel — Les Caractères de la Danse (Fantaisie)
Leclair — Ouverture in D Major, Op. 13, No. 2
Fux — Trio Sonata in G minor, K 320
Vivaldi — Trio Sonata in D minor, Op. 1, No. 12, ‘La Follia’ RV 63
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Photo credit: Howard Goodman (top photo)