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January 28th, 2017, 8:00PM

Austin Baroque Orchestra

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January 29th, 2017, 3:00PM

Austin Baroque Orchestra

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Austin Baroque Orchestra

January 29th, 2017, 3:00PM

Austin Baroque Orchestra

ABO presents "Friends & Family," a program of Classic-era music by composers who were friends or relations, featuring the ABO horn section on Leopold Mozart's "Hunting Symphony," oboist Billy Traylor and bassoonist Elizabeth Hardy in J.C. Bach's "Sinfonia Concertante in F major for Oboe & Bassoon," and works by Joseph & Michael Haydn, Wolfgang Mozart, and his arch-nemesis Antonio Salieri.

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Featured Composer

William Byrd

William Byrd

1537-1623 Known as the “Father of British Music”, William Byrd in 1563 was appointed organist and choirmaster of Lincoln Cathedral, later moving to London to become co-organist with Thomas Tallis at the Chapel Royal.

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Featured Instrument

Crumhorn

Crumhorn

A capped reed in the woodwind family, developed in the Renaissance period. Its name means "bent horn."

Last updated January 5th, 2017