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Music City Baroque, Nashville's Ensemble for Historically Informed Performance
Baroque Chamber Music with harpsichordist Matthew Dirst

Join Music City Baroque this weekend as we start our seventh season with a program of chamber music led by guest harpsichordist Matthew Dirst, the Grammy-nominated director of Ars Lyrica in Houston.

Rameau Troisième Pièce de Clavecin en Concert
Janitsch Quartet in G Minor for oboe and strings
J. C. Bach Quintet in D Major, Op. 22, No. 1
J. S. Bach Italian Concerto for solo harpsichord
J. S. Bach Concerto for harpsichord in A Major, BWV 1055

Tickets available at the door: $10 for adults, $5 for students/seniors. Free parking is available in the garage across from the School of Music.

Guest Director Matthew Dirst
Sunday, October 23, 4:00 p.m.
Turner Recital Hall, Blair School of Music, 2400 Blakemore Ave
Nashville, Tennessee
Music City Baroque Wins Best of Nashville 2011BEST EARLY MUSIC GROUP:
MUSIC CITY BAROQUE

Legendary choral conductor Robert Shaw once described J.S. Bach’s Mass in B minor as “God’s favorite piece of music.” No doubt, the Almighty is mighty pleased with Music City Baroque and its artistic director, Murray Somerville. The ensemble will present a rare period-instrument performance of the Mass in B minor — surely the crowning achievement of history’s greatest composer — on March 25 at St. George’s Episcopal Church. Since its founding in 2003, Music City Baroque has quickly emerged as the leading interpreter of Bach’s music in Nashville. It has also become the go-to group for annual holiday sing-alongs of Handel’s Messiah.
— JOHN PITCHER
Nashville Scene Best of Nashville
Save These Dates

Handel’s Messiah and More
Monday, December 5, 7:30 p.m.

Nashville’s only early music Messiah sing-along, as well as other seasonal selections on period instruments.
Christ Church Cathedral, 900 Broadway

Chamber Music at Holy Trinity
Sunday, February 26, 3:00 p.m.

An afternoon of chamber music at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in downtown Nashville.

J.S. Bach’s Mass in B Minor
Sunday, March 25, 3:00 p.m.

A rare opportunity to hear a live performance of one of Bach’s greatest works, with period instruments and a chamber choir led by MCB music director Dr. Murray Somerville. St. George’s Episcopal Church, 4715 Harding Pike

For more details about Music City Baroque, historically informed performance, and this year’s concerts, visit musiccitybaroque.org.
Music City Baroque | www.musiccitybaroque.org | info@musiccitybaroque.org

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