Baroque Fireworks

Dame Jane Glover, conductor

GARROP

Spectacle of Light (world premiere)

HANDEL

Water Music Suite No. 2

HANDEL

Concerto a due cori No. 1 (for 4 oboes and 2 bassoons)

TELEMANN

Concerto No. 1 for 3 Trumpets

HANDEL

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.