Les Septs Sauts

Baroque Chamber Music at the Court of Stuttgart

Friday, March 16, 2007 at 8pm
St. Philip Presbyterian Church
4807 San Felipe

Preconcert talk at 7pm
Matthias Maute, Co-director, Ensemble Caprice

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Montreal-based Ensemble Caprice makes its first visit to Houston on Friday, March 16 in a performance presented by Houston Early Music. The program of baroque pieces has been chosen to show the foreign influences that made music at the Court of Stuttgart so colorful. Internationally-acclaimed recorder/flute virtuosi Matthias Maute and Sophie Larivière will be joined in this performance by Suzie Napper (cello), Erin Helyard (harpsichord) and Ziya Tabassian (Turkish percussion) in works by Handel, Vivaldi, Froberger and Couperin. The program also features anonymous French contredanses and Italian balletti.

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