October 21, 22 & 23, 2011

 La Follia & the Gypsies: Gypsy Music in the Renaissance and Baroque Periods


“Musicologists might debate the connections, but the music making was first rate…”
– The New York Times

“German recorder player [Maute] shares wild, crazy and mirthful night…”
—Donald Rosenberg, Cleveland Plain Dealer

The Juno Award-winning ensemble performs an exciting program tracing the musical influence of Gypsies on 16th-, 17th-, and 18th century composers, including works by Ortiz, Schmelzer, Falconieri, Telemann, and Vivaldi, plus rarely-heard baroque music of Slovakia.

Ensemble Caprice:
Matthias Maute & Sophie Larivière, artistic directors (recorder, traverso)
David Jacques, baroque guitar; Susie Napper, baroque cello; Ziya Tabassian, percussion

Concert Dates & Venues

Friday, October 21, 2011 in Palo Alto
8pm at First Lutheran Church
600 Homer at Webster

Saturday, October 22, 2011 in Berkeley
7:30pm at St. John’s Presbyterian Church
2727 College at Garber

Sunday, October 23, 2011 in San Francisco
4pm at St. Marks Lutheran Church
1111 O’Farrell Street

Single Tickets

  • $35 (General)
  • $30 (Seniors)
  • $28 (SFEMS Members