Music fans can choose from opposite ends of the spectrum on Tuesday
It turns out that concert-goers can are being faced with opposite ends of the spectrum -- baroque fare from a top-drawer, Philadelphia-based period instrument ensemble; works of our own time from a top-drawer, New York-based contemporary music ensemble.
At 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Peabody Institute, Tempesta di Mare will present a program called "Roman Nights," focusing on vocal and instrumental pieces by Handel and Scarlatti.
The soprano soloist is Clara Rottsolk. The ensemble includes Gwyn Roberts (recorder, flute), Emlyn Ngai and Karina Fox (violins), Eve Miller (cello) and Richard Stone (archlute, theorbo), with Adam Pearl at the harpsichord (he's also performing with American Opera Theater's Purcell/Dunphy double bill at Theatre Project).
Also on Tuesday night at An die Musik (discussion at 7, concert at 8), the
As for me, your humble scribe is daring to take a couple days off (not completely off, since I'm writing this on the first of those 'off' days), so I won't hear either of these most enticing events. But I hope one or more of you will let me know what you think of the concerts.
PHOTO COURTESY OF TEMPESTA DI MARE