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Rejoice! Triumphant Baroque masterpieces for Soprano and Trumpet – Toowoomba
12 May 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm AEST
John Foster, one of the world’s leading exponents of performance on historical trumpets leads Queensland’s only Period Instrument Orchestra, Queensland Baroque in a programme of triumphant Baroque masterpieces to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the 4MBS Festival of Classics.
Leslie Martin-Nightingale, a Brisbane favourite brings her wealth of experience to these works and showcases an emerging artist from Toowoomba, Calista Walters.
Together, these artists bring new energy to old music.
Works include well-known pieces as well as some rarities: Overture from Indian Queen (Purcell), JS Bach Cantata No 51 “Jauchzet Gott”, “Let the Bright Seraphim” (Handel), excerpts from Vivaldi’s Gloria, Sonata in D for 2 trumpets (Franceschini), Graupner’s Cantata “Ach Gott und Herr wie Groß” plus a sing along of Purcell’s Come Ye Sons of Art.