Danger, swordplay and — a string section?

Essential Information

The Three Musketeers

Danger, swordplay and — a string section?

April 20, 2012 8pm
April 21, 2012 8pm

Church of the Redeemer, Chestnut Hill

$25 General Admission
$12 Students/Seniors

Program

Joseph Boulogne, Chevalier de Saint-George:
Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 3, No. 1
Joan Plana, violin
Jean-Marie Leclair:
Scylla and Glaucus Suite
Antoine Dauvergne:
Concert des simphonies in A Major,
Op. 4, No. 2

Details

It’s not everyday that you come across a composer that’s known as “the god of arms”. Afro French composer Chevalier de Saint- Georges was a public figure, a preeminent fencing champion, gifted violinist and composer. Over time, Saint- Georges’s mastery of the arts earned him the position Gentleman of the King’s chamber for King Louis XV.