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Trio Speranza presents “With Harp & Voice” — Handel’s Muses

  • Chicago Temple 77 West Washington Street Chicago, IL, 60602 United States (map)
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Enjoy a FREE 45-minute lunchtime concert of Baroque music in the heart of Chicago's Loop. Members of Trio Speranza will be joined by three special guest artists in this scintillating program of some of George Frideric Handel's most enduring works, including rapturous and virtuosic arias from his beloved operas, and instrumental sonatas by Handel and his friends and collaborators, Georg Philipp Telemann and Nicola Francesco Haym. 

Performers: 
Anna Griffis, baroque violin
Cora Swenson Lee, baroque cello
Jason Moy, harpsichord
Hannah De Priest, soprano
Kiyoe Matsuura, baroque violin 
Claire Happel Ashe, baroque triple harp

Program:

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
Sinfonia & "V’adoro pupile" (Giulio Cesare, HWV 17)

Nicola Francesco Haym (1678-1729)
Trio Sonata in A Minor for Violin, Violoncello, & Harpsichord

George Frideric Handel 
"Tornami a vagheggiar" (Alcina, HWV 34)

Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767)
Trio Sonata in F Major, TWV 42:F1

George Frideric Handel 
"Lascia ch’io pianga" (Rinaldo, HWV 7)
Trio Sonata in G Major HWV 399 (excerpts)