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The Baroque Vanguard

Saturday, April 27, 2013 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Miller Theater, 2960 Broadway at 116th Street
Previously heard in Millers new-music series, Ensemble Signal returns with crackerjack harpsichordist Bezuidenhout to explore the vanguard of a different era. Jean-Fry Rebels daringly dissonant Chaos depicts the emergence of the universe from the turbulent cosmos. Familiar and lesser-known works by the Bach family follow, including J.S.s famous Harpsichord Concerto in D minor. A modern work inspired by Vivaldis canons and fiery string writing concludes the programMichael Gordons Weather 1, another piece inspired by the chaotic nature of the elements.