Orchestral Invention

Instrumental music came into its own during the Baroque era—and geniuses like Mozart and Haydn pushed the boundaries even further. Join Music of the Baroque for great early orchestral works, stylishly played by superb musicians whose joy in making music together shines through every performance. Subscribe and for as little as $60 you can enjoy:

Baroque Invention

Nicholas Kraemer, conductor

Expect constantly changing textures, colors, and moods in a sparkling evening of inventive works by Telemann, Bach, Vivaldi, and Purcell showcasing the Music of the Baroque orchestra.

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Imogen Cooper Plays Beethoven

Jane Glover, conductor

Renowned British pianist Imogen Cooper joins Jane Glover and the orchestra for a Classical-era program. Discover why the Chicago Sun-Times calls Glover and Cooper “a heavenly match.”

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HANDEL'S RIVAL QUEENS

Jane Glover, conductor

Innovative overtures and virtuosic arias from rarely-heard Handel operas comprise the perfect blend of orchestral and vocal music. The fierce rivalry between the two great dueling divas of Handel's day, Francesca Cuzzoni and Faustina Bordoni, comes to life in this fascinating program featuring the Music of the Baroque Orchestra and modern-day star sopranos Elizabeth Futral and Susanna Phillips.

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