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Metropolitan Museum of Art, The American Wing (Gallery 735)

  • Metropolitan Museum of Art 1000 5th Avenue New York, NY, 10028 United States (map)

 

Brandon Patrick George performs repertoire of the Baroque flutes of Versailles to the evocative and moody compositions of Impressionists composers like Debussy and Ravel, who coincided with extraordinary technological advances in the development of the Western classical flute. Inspired by the exhibitions Public Parks, Private Gardens: Paris to Provence on view at The Met Fifth Avenue March 12–July 29, 2018 and Visitors to Versailles (1682–1789) on view at The Met Fifth Avenue April 16–July 29, 2018.

Following the performance, join curator Bradley Strauchen-Scherer for a tour of one of the newly reopened Musical Instruments Galleries, Gallery 684

Program: 

Jacques Hotteterre: Suite in b minor, op. 5 no. 10

Jean-Baptiste Lully: Rondeau du Mariage Forcé  

Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre: Violin Sonata no. 1 in d minor (on traverso)

Michel de la Barre: Chaccone from Suite No. 9 in G major, (Pieces pour la flute traversiere, livre 2)

Earlier Event: June 15
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