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Handel’s “La resurrezione”Handel's "La resurrezione" at Yale and the Morgan
Presented by the Morgan Library & Museum, the Yale Institute of Sacred Music, and the Helicon Foundation 24 and 25 March 2015
Symposium 114 - “Stile Moderno” the 17th century avant-garde"Stile Moderno" the 17th century avant-garde Spectacular discoveries, global conflict, and aesthetic revolution 10 and 11 May 2015
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Each year, Helicon presents a series of four chamber music concerts - called Symposiums - in a historic, oak-paneled music room on Manhattan's Upper East Side. These concerts offer proximity to world-class performances, insightful programs, and camaraderie built around the love of live chamber music.
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Helicon to be presented by the Morgan Library and Yale University posted Tuesday, December 30th, 2014
Perhaps the most dazzling portion of Handel’s output comes from the three formative years he spent in Italy while in his early twenties. These youthful pieces are marked by bold experimentation and delight in virtuosity, and chief amongst these is La resurrezione. Written at a time when opera was banned in Rome, it treats sacred themes in a mythical fashion to create a spectacular drama that rivals his greatest staged works. March 24, 2015 - Yale University Institute of Sacred…READ NEWS >>
See Johnny Gandelsman perform Bach’s Chaconne at Helicon
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Join us for our 30th anniversary season!
- A Poet's Love • 12 & 13 Oct 2014
- The Grand Concerto • 7 & 8 Dec 2014
- Fauré and his students • 8 & 9 Feb 2015
- "Stile Moderno" the 17th century avant-garde • 10 & 11 May 2015