The final concert of the Berkeley Baroque Strings season highlights the music of George Frideric Handel. Members of the orchestra are featured in the popular Concerto Grosso, opus 6 no. 1 in G Major, the Concerto Grosso, opus 6 no. 4 in A Minor, the Overture to Amadigi, and the Chaconne from Terpsichore. Soprano Caroline Jou Armitage performs “Ah mio cor” from Alcina, and Martin Lewis, bass, and Barrie Cowan, tenor, close the program with the Birthday Ode to Queen Anne.
Under the music direction of Kati Kyme, frequent leader of the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra and member of the New Esterhazy Quartet and Agave Baroque, the chamber orchestra is an affiliate of the San Francisco Early Music Society.
The concert takes place at St. Clement’s Episcopal Church, 2837 Claremont Blvd., Berkeley. 94705.
Admission is by donation