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Sat. 10 March 2018

Doheny Mansion
Los Angeles
Hunt & Eisen (1899)

The Pandolfo Ensemble

Paolo Pandolfo, viola de gamba; with Amélie Chemin, viol; Thomas Boysen, theorbo; Markus Hünninger, harpsichord

"Marais 1689: Revolutionary for the Sun King"

The Rococo splendor of the Pompeian Room welcomes an afternoon of music for viola da gamba by it's most renowned and beloved composer, performed by "one of the most brilliant and poetic of the instrument's current exponents" (Gramophone UK). Pandolfo takes you on a journey through the luminous court of the Sun King (Louis XIV), featuring music of stunning virtuosity and compelling eloquence by court composer Marin Marais. ".... [Pandolfo] creates the most beautiful gamba sound you've ever heard (Boston Phoenix).

Dessert Reception with artists following the concert

Warner and Carol Henry are cosponsors of the Il Barocco Series.