Ensemble Rebel to perform Oct. 25 New York's Ensemble Rebel, one of the most sensational Baroque ensembles on the horizon today, will perform at America's Shrine to Music Museum on the campus of The University of South Dakota, Sunday afternoon, Oct. 25 at 2:30 p.m. Rebel, which won first prize at the Fifth International Competition for Early Music in Utrecht, Holland in 1991, made its U.S. debut on the Music Before 1800 series in New York City in 1992. Currently ensemble-in-residence at historic Trinity Church on Wall Street in New York, Rebel also continues to perform in Europe, most recently in Amsterdam, Berlin, Versailles and Vienna.
The program, Playing with Fire: Virtuosic Violin Music of the 17th and 18th Centuries, will feature works for two violins, violoncello, and harpsichord/organ by Corelli, Gabrieli, Handel, Telemann, Vivaldi and others. The concert will mark the first time that a Baroque chamber organ will be heard in the museum's Arne B. Larson Concert Hall.
The concert will also feature the museum's harpsichord built by Jacques Germain of Paris in 1785.
For ticket information call 605-677-5306.