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April 21, 2013

Akiki Fujimoto, Fiesta Baroque
April 21, 2013 at San Fernando Cathedral | 7:00 p.m.
Fiesta Baroque
Akiko Fujimoto, conductor | Sayaka Okada, violin | Hideaki Okada, oboe

What do Fiesta and Baroque music have in common? Kings & queens, and parties on the river! Enjoy some of the most festive music to come out of the Baroque period, including Water Music by Handel, dances from Rameau’s opera Les Indes Galantes, and Purcell’s Fairy Queen. A husband-and-wife duo from the Symphony, Assistant Principal Oboe Hideaki Okada and violinist Sayaka Okada, will be featured in the Double Concerto for Violin & Oboe by Bach.

Purcell from The Fairy Queen, Z.629
Rameau from Les Indes galantes
Bach Concerto in C minor for Oboe, Violin, and String Orchestra, BWV 1060
Handel from Water Music, Suites 2 and 3