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Monday, October 7, 7:30 p.m.
Ruth Lilly Performance Hall, Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center
The IBO celebrates its 21st season as Ensemble-in-Residence at the Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center. Named one of the top 25 ensembles in commemoration of Early Music America’s 25thanniversary, the IBO is dedicated to excellent and exuberant performances of 17th– and 18th-century music on historical instruments. Single tickets are available at the door: $20 general, $15 seniors, and $10 students. More information: www.indybaroque.org. IBO concerts at the University of Indianapolis are free to all UIndy students, faculty, and staff.
Indianapolis Baroque Orchestra
Ticket to Ride: A Musical Journey through Baroque Europe
Barthold Kuijken, conductor
The composers in “Ticket to Ride,” all had ties to the great Italian composer and violinist Arcangelo Corelli (1653-1713). This program celebrates one of Corelli’s gifts to the world of music: the concerto grosso.
Rather than having one soloist, a concerto grosso has two or more. Corelli is represented by the first of his concerti from Op. 6. Two of his Italian students have concerti grossi in this IBO program: Francesco Geminiani, who later moved to London, and Pietro Antonio Locatelli, who became a resident of Amsterdam. George Frideric Handel, a German who met and was influenced by Corelli, concludes the concert with one of his beloved concerti grossi.