Saturday, February 27, 2016

Austin American-Statesman: La Follia Austin Baroque performs violin concerto by Le Chevalier de Saint-Georges, Afro-French Composer (1745-1799) March 5 & 6

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Le Chevalier de Saint-Georges (1745-1799) was an Afro-French Composer, Violinist & Conductor who was France's Best Fencer and Colonel of a Black Legion during the French Revolution.  He is featured at 

Austin, Texas

Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016

“Masterworks of Mozart and Haydn.” La Follia Austin Baroque performs the greatest masterworks of Mozart and Haydn, using instruments and performance practices like those used during the composers’ lifetimes. Featured is Mozart’s “Jupiter Symphony” and Haydn’s “Trumpet Concert.” And a special addition to the program is a violin concerto by Le Chevalier de Saint-Georges, a French composer of African descent who was a contemporary of Mozart’s. 8 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. March 6. First Presbyterian Church, 8001 Mesa Drive. $10-$30. 512-879-6404.

Comments by email:

1) Thank you Bill [Jean-Claude HALLEY]

2) Dear William Zick, Thank you very much for sharing information about our upcoming concert this weekend. We greatly appreciate your interest and hope to have more interesting concerts to share with you in the future!  Thank you again, and I hope you have a lovely week. Warmly, Meredith  Meredith Ruduski

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