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The Virtuous Viola D'Amore

Second Concert in the 2024 Season of the Emilie Strong Smith Chamber Music Series


$ 20.00 – $ 22.00 per person



About this experience

Rediscover the beauty of 18th century Baroque music with The Virtuous Viola D'Amore. Join musicians Bill Bauer, Tim Esching, and Lisa Lewis as they transport you to a world of refinement featuring violas d'amore and harpsichord. Immerse yourself in the timeless works of Ariosti, Schechbauer, and Ganspeck, and experience the pleasure of a wonderful performance.

Refreshments at 5:00 pm.

Concert in Locust Grove’s Great Parlor at 5:30 pm.

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William Bauer, baroque viola & viola d'amore, comes from St. Louis. He began his baroque studies on the viola d’amore under Joseph Ceo (University of Rhode Island). Subsequently, he has studied baroque violin with Reinhard Goebel (Musica Antiqua Köln) and Richard Gwilt (London Baroque). He appeared at numerous concerts, and has been a soloist at the Iraklion International Festival (Crete), the Lisbon and Vancouver Early Music festivals. He has produced solo recordings for the well-known labels such as Deutsche Grammophon, Polydor, Naxos, First Edition, Nannerl and Studio 115.