Friday, March 18, 2022, 7pm

Johann Sebastian Bach and His Illustrious Sons
A program featuring music for violin and harpsichord from two generations of the Bach family genius — the great Johann Sebastian, and his sons Carl Philipp Emanuel, Wilhelm Friedemann, and Johann Christoph Friedrich

Ken Aiso, baroque violin

Sonia Lee, harpsichord

In the 2022-2023 season, Desert Baroque concerts will be held

on the First Fridays of December through March



72567 Hwy 111, PALM DESERT, CALIFORNIA 92260

The lineup for the concerts will be announced in August.

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2021-2022 Season

December 3, 2021

Louis, Louis! Meet us in Versailles
Music for viola da gamba by Marin Maris, St. Colombe, and d’Anglebert

Steven Lehning, viola da gamba

Margaret Irwin-Brandon, harpsichord

Friday, March 4, 2022, 7pm

Italy and England: Renaissance Origins
Music on two Italian keyboard instruments, a rare original 16th century virginal and a harpsichord in the 17th century style from the collection of Charles Metz

Friday, March 11, 2022, 7pm

A Golden Trio: Telemann, Bach, Handel
Music for baroque winds

Stephen Hammer, baroque oboe and recorder

Kenneth Munday, baroque bassoon

Margaret Irwin-Brandon, harpsichord

March 25, 2022

Capturing the Clavisimbalum with Swiss harpsichordist, Corina Marti
Following treatises, paintings and music, this program includes pieces from the late 13th century Spain and France, the famous Codex Faenza and the Buxheimer Orgelbuch, Eastern European sources and a touch of
English music too

Charles Metz
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Stephen Hammer
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Margaret Irwin-Brandon
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Kenneth Munday
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Ken Aiso
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Sonia Lee
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Corina Marti
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Steven Lehning
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Soundboard Painting
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