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String Extravaganza: Rise of the Concerto Grosso

Presented by Indianapolis Baroque Orchestra at Indiana History Center, Indianapolis IN

Oct 02 2022
String Extravaganza: Rise of the Concerto Grosso

The Indianapolis Baroque Orchestra is pleased to introduce Adriane Post as Orchestra Leader and Curator of our season opening program.

In this string program we first get a taste of the Concerto Grosso, which makes dramatic use of Baroque instrumental forces and contrasting textures. Its characteristic dialogue between instrumental groups of unequal sizes became so well loved that some composers still wrote in this form a century after its innovation.  Alessando Stradella’s Sinfonia Avanti il Damone opens the program. Stradella was a colorful and tawdry character who is credited with the first instrumental pieces that

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We kick of the 2022-2023 season with String Extravaganza: Rise of the Concerto Gross,  a program curated and led by IBO’s new Leader, Adriane Post. Join us after the concert for a light reception as we welcome Adriane and celebrate the retirement of Founding Concertmaster Allison Nyquist.

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