Named for the Greek god of music (and often mischief) and led by award-winning harpsichordist and conductor Jeannette Sorrell, Apollo's Fire performs early music repertoire with a winning combination of style, imagination, and virtuosity. The ensemble's recording of Bach's Brandenburg Concertos, the pinnacle of Baroque-era composition, has been praised as "a swaggering version...brilliantly played" (The Times, London) and "lively and unfailingly attractive—the best in what historical performance can be" (American Record Guide). The program also includes selections from the exuberant Dresden Concerti by Bach's contemporary, Johann David Heinichen.
Education & Community Event: Sightlines
Sat, Nov 9, 7-7:30 pm
First Congregational Church Large Assembly Hall
Pre-performance talk by Francis Colpron, recorder player with Apollo's Fire. Sightlines are free to event ticket holders.
Please note this talk will not take place in the performance hall.
Program notes are available online. [PDF]
Parking may be a problem on campus for this performance due to a Cal Football game. Please see our Parking Alert section for more information.
Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No. 3