Mark your calendars for the weekend of April 16-18 as the VITA Academy’s Great Composers Series and Sacramento Baroque Soloists present the Spring 2021 edition of “Concerts and Conversations”. We look forward to bringing our audiences together in a virtual setting through our pre-recorded performances, lectures, and conversations with artists.
Please consider making a donation equivalent to your usual ticket price ($25) for each performance. Your support is greatly appreciated!
VITA Academy’s Great Composers Series
Sacramento Baroque Soloists
Friday, April 16, 2021, 7:00 p.m. (PST)
Great Composers Chamber Music Series
String Quartets by Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges and Solo Piano Works by Johannes Brahms and Samuel Coleridge Taylor
The Chevalier Quartet, with violinists Dagenais Smiley and Chase Spruill, violist, Cassandra Lynne Richburg, cellist Susan Lamb Cook, and guest artist, pianist Andrei Baumann
Saturday, April 17, 2021, 7:00 p.m. (PST)
Sacramento Baroque Soloists present a richly illustrated video conversation to accompany their new VIVA VIVALDI audio recording, in which you’ll hear about the history of Venice and Vivaldi, the effects of the Plague, and details about the Concertos included in the performance. Listen to the VIVA VIVALDI audio recording, available for streaming and download at sacramentobaroque.org, starting Tuesday, April 13.
Sunday, April 18, 2021, 7:00 p.m. (PST)
Great Composers Chamber Music Series, “Rising Stars” Program
works by Telemann, Beethoven, Grażyna Bacewicz, and Albinoni/Giazotto