Last-minute Sunday music suggestions
Castigate me if you like, but I took Saturday off so completely that I never once touched a computer. How shamelessly 19th-century of me, I know. I may not do much today, either, so get over it.
However, I felt I should jump online to mention a couple of events on the Sunday calendar in case you're hankering for a break from the cloudy, droopy weather.
Opera Vivente's production of ...
By the way, this is the last production Opera Vivente will present at its longtime home; next season, the operation relocates to a new location across town.
Sunday afternoon also finds the Handel Choir of Baltimore offering a very attractive program that includes Mozart's sublime "Ave verum corpus" and stirring "Requiem."
Melinda O'Neal has done wonders for this ensemble over the past several years. Her idea of using a period instrument orchestra for concerts is just one of her distinctive touches. In this concert, the first-rate early music group Harmonious Blacksmith will also participate, performing some of Bach's "Art of the Fugue."
The concert is at 4 p.m. Sunday at St. Ignatius.