NYBI Alchemy: Air
NYBI launches Alchemy, a specially curated four-part series based on the classical elements earth, water, air and fire. Programs feature a widespread selection of works by 17th- and 18th-century pan-European composers who are both the usual and unusual suspects.
April 25 at 7:30pm:
Fly Zephyr Fly
In the stories of Ovid, the gentle west wind propels lovers together and is responsible for the coming of spring. Love is in the air with the sweet, sumptuous voice of soprano Teresa Wakim.
Jean-Philippe Rameau, Suite from Platée
Ouverture – Air Pantomimem – Rigaudon – Orage – Air, Pour des foux gais – Chaconne
Louis-Nicolas Clérambault, Orphée
George Frideric Handel, Il delirio amoroso, HWV99
New York Baroque Incorporated; Wen Yang, artistic and executive director