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Concert: River Music
May 19 @ 8:00 pm - May 20 @ 4:00 pm$25 – $39
BACH & TELEMANN ON WATER’S EDGE
A joyful and festive Bach birthday cantata for ruler Friedrich August II, “Schleicht, spielende Wellen,” (Glide, playful ripples) whose four vocal soloists—Laura Heimes, Meg Bragle, Aaron Sheehan and Randall Scarlata—each personify a river to acclaim the good they bring to the realm. Plus Telemann’s Hamburger Ebbe und Flut (Ebb and Flow) – a grand orchestral portrayal of tides, merry boat-people and watermen falling in love.
Johann Sebastian Bach: “Schleicht, spielende Wellen”, BWV 206
Georg Philipp Telemann: “Hamburger Ebbe und Flut”, TWV 55:C3
Tempesta di Mare Orchestra
Gwyn Roberts & Richard Stone, Directors | Emlyn Ngai, Concertmaster
Laura Heimes, soprano | Meg Bragle, mezzo-soprano | Aaron Sheehan, tenor | Randall Scarlata, bass