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Saint James Chapel at the Quigley Center’s Second Saturday Series Presents New Comma Baroque’s The Twilight Kingdom: Waning of the Viol in Europe

September 8, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Free & Open to the Public

New Comma Baroque - The Twilight Kingdom

Emmanuel Episcopal Church of La Grange‘s artists-in-residence New Comma Baroque return in a special program of rare gems from the twilight years of the viol: from well-known master Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach to lesser-known Johann Gottfried Mente and Christian Wilhelm Podbielski, to the so-called ‘last gambists’ Carl Friedrich Abel and Franz Xaver Hammer, join New Comma Baroque‘s Phillip Serna and Emily Katayama on a virtuosic exploration of late repertoire for the viola da gamba – including the Chicago premiere of a newly-discovered work by Abel found in Poland in 2016!


September 8, 2018
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free & Open to the Public
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Saint James Chapel at The Quigley Center’s Second Saturday Series
New Comma Baroque


The Saint James Chapel at the Archbishop Quigley Center
835 North Rush Street
Chicago, IL 60611 United States
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