Spectacle of Light (world premiere)
Water Music Suite No. 2
Concerto a due cori No. 1 (for 4 oboes and 2 bassoons)
Concerto No. 1 for 3 Trumpets
Music for the Royal Fireworks
The new season opens on a triumphant note with Handel’s two majestic works for outdoor celebrations: Water Music and Music for the Royal Fireworks. Music of the Baroque principal players shine in Handel’s “Concerto for two choirs” and Telemann’s Concerto for 3 Trumpets. Music of the Baroque’s first-ever Baroque-inspired commission, Spectacle of Light by Chicago composer Stacy Garrop, sets the stage for an illuminating evening.