Baroque Fireworks

Dame Jane Glover, conductor


Spectacle of Light


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.

"Baroque Fireworks" took place Sunday, September 19, 2021, at the North Shore Center in Skokie, and Monday, September 20, 2021, at the Harris Theater in Chicago. The Sunday performance is available On Demand until October 25, 2021.

Sponsor: The Negaunee Foundation

Preconcert lecture:

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