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The Commons
The Arts

Sarasa opens season with Telemann program

Suggested ticket price is $15, with children always admitted free. Visit www.sarasamusic.org/concerts or call 617-429-0332 for tickets and information.

Originally published in The Commons issue #425 (Wednesday, September 13, 2017). This story appeared on page B4.



BRATTLEBORO—Sarasa Chamber Music Ensemble opens its 2017-18 concert season at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 15.

The concert, entitled “Telemann and his World,” will take place at Centre Congregational Church, 193 Main St, according to a news release.

2017 marks the 250th anniversary of Georg Philipp Telemann’s death, one of the Baroque era’s most prolific and popular composers. A cosmopolitan traveller, his music displays a consummate and persuasive understanding of the French and Italian national styles, as well as an appreciation of folk influences from his time spent in Poland.

Sarasa’s season-opening concert will present Telemann’s music in the context of the influences by his predecessors and contemporaries, joined by leading British period instrumentalists.

Performers include Annabel Knight, recorders and flute; Richard Earle, oboe; Alison Bury, violin; Timothy Merton and Jennifer Morsches, cellos and piccolo cello; and Robin Bigwood, harpsichord.

The concert will feature music of J.S. Bach, Corelli, Handel, Lully, and Campra.

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