TribLIVE

| AandE


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Chatham Baroque playing music from Jefferson's library

Daily Photo Galleries

More A and E Photo Galleries

Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, 9:00 p.m.
 

While the musical “1776” is playing at the Benedum Center, Chatham Baroque will offer concerts Friday and Saturday filled with the real music in the life of Thomas Jefferson, author of the Declaration of Independence and the country's third president.

Laura Heimes, soprano, and Andrew Appel, harpsichord, will join Chatham Baroque for a program drawn from music in Jefferson's library. The library's contents have been catalogued by the University of Virginia, which Jefferson designed and founded.

The repertoire includes pieces from the baroque era by Henry Purcell and Francesco Geminiani and from the classical era by Franz Josef Haydn and Johann Schobert, who were contemporary composers for Jefferson's time.

The concerts start at 8 p.m. Saturday at Synod Hall, Oakland, and 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Laughlin Music Center, Chatham University, Squirrel Hill. Admission is $10 to $30.

Details: 412-687-1788 or www.chathambaroque.org.

— Mark Kanny

Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.

 

 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Stories

  1. NFL coaches weigh in on Polamalu’s legacy
  2. Vehicle break-ins reported at Downtown garage
  3. Return of 5 starters boosts prospects of Frazier baseball team
  4. Montgomery’s 3s help team to Cager Classic win
  5. Penguins notebook: Five defensemen dress against San Jose
  6. Pence: ‘Not going to change’ religious freedom law
  7. Impasse remains in Iran nuke talks
  8. ‘Swing Night’ has feel of Prohibiton-era dance hall
  9. Starkey: Next frontier for Steelers offense
  10. Arrests made in South Side fracas
  11. Shortfalls sabotage promise of union retirees’ pensions