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Examiner Review of Katherine Heater, harpsichord / Farley Pearce, viola da gamba / John Dorenburg, viola da gamba — 2013 January 8
Examiner Review of Katherine Heater, harpsichord / Farley Pearce, viola da gamba / John Dorenburg, viola da gamba — 2013 January 8

January is French Music Festival month in the Noontime Concerts™ series (“San Francisco’s Musical Lunch Break”) at Old St. Mary’s Cathedral. Appropriately enough, the Festival began with the earliest of the works planed for the series of four recitals, covering slightly more than half a century between 1686 and 1747. The featured composers, in the chronological order of the publication of their respective works, were Marin Marais, François Couperin, Charles Dollé, and Antoine Forqueray. While Forqueray was a contemporary of Marais, he never published his work, which had to wait until his son Jean-Baptiste prepared it for publication in 1747…

 

Read the full review by Stephen Smoliar on Examiner.com…