Venetian concert
Grab your traveling companion and join the Great Lakes Consort for a tour across Europe at the turn of the 18th Century.

No passport is needed to enjoy this lively concert featuring trumpet, oboes, cello and harpsichord. We will take you on a trip through France, Belgium, Italy, England and Germany, bringing you a variety of music of the era and sharing fascinating stories about the careers and inspirations of the composers.

Well-known works and rarely heard gems of the early 1700s will be performed by the Great Lakes Consort Baroque Ensemble. Pictured from left to right:

Great Lakes Consort Baroque Ensemble

  • Mark Flegg, trumpet
  • Lynne Marie Flegg, oboe
  • Nadine Deleury, cello
  • Kristin Reynolds, oboe
  • Angelina Pashmakova, harpsichord

Featured pieces on this program include:

  • the Rondeau by Jean-Joseph Mouret, a work made famous as the theme to “Masterpiece Theater”
  • Tomaso Albinoni’s Concerto a Cinque, Opus 9 No. 9 for Two Oboes and Continuo
  • the Prelude from Suite #2 in d minor for Cello by J.S. Bach
  • a set of Oboe duets written by Jean Baptiste Loeillet de Gant
  • Henry Purcell’s Sonata in D for Trumpet and Continuo
  • music for solo Harpsichord composed by Scarlatti and Daquin
  • Francesco Geminiani’s beautiful Oboe Sonata in e minor
  • an exciting Concerto for Trumpet, Two Oboes and Continuo by Georg Phillipp Telemann

The Great Lakes Consort is available to perform this concert, first presented for the Fine Arts Society of Detroit chamber music series. For more information, contact the Great Lakes Consort.