october, 2022

29oct7:30 pmPortland Baroque OrchestraDublin Virtuosi: The Backstory of the First MessiahLive or Recorded:Live Event


Event Details

Peter Whelan leads — from the harpsichord — a program exploring Handel’s Dublin, a major cosmopolitan hub attracting musicians from all over Europe. Highlights include works by Vivaldi and Geminiani, who trained local players including Matthew Dubourg, concertmaster of Messiah’s world premiere in 1742!

Program to include:

  • Vivaldi: Concerto Op. 3/5, in A Major for Two Violins, L’Estro Armonico, RV 519
  • Handel: Concerto Grosso in G Minor, Op. 6/6, HWV 324
  • Geminiani: Concerto Grosso Op. 5/11 in E Major, H.142, after Corelli


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