Hear music from 17th-century English, French, Italian, and German courts performed on original instruments, and learn why the violin band was Europe’s most popular professional entertainment ensemble. Thomas Mace, an English lutenist and composer of the same century, referred to the violin band as a "High-Priz'd Noyse fit to make a man's Ear Glow, and fill his brains full of frisks.”
Performers include David Douglass, violin; Brandi Berry, violin and viola; Jakob Hansen, violin and viola; Jeremy Ward, bass violin.
Date and time: Sunday, February 19, 2 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room