Kuijken to perform at Shrine to Music Museum

Kuijken to perform at Shrine to Music Museum Wieland, Kuijken, the legendary Belgian viola da gamba virtuoso, will make his first Siouxland appearance, when The Kuijken, Leg�ne, and Bailey Trio presents Virtuoso Music of the Late Baroque in the Arne B. Larson Concert Hall at America's Shrine to Music Museum on the campus of The University of South Dakota, Sunday, Dec. 13, at 2:30 p.m.

The concert will feature masterworks by Bach, Dieupart, Scarlatti, Telemann, and Vivaldi.

Recognized as the world's leading viola da gamba performer and teacher, Kuijken began his professional career in 1959 with the Brussels Alarius Ensemble. He is a founder member of La Petite Band, appears regularly with Gustav Leonhardt, Frans Bruggen, and Alfred Deller, and is the cellist in the Kuijken Quartet.

Eva Leg�ne, a recorder virtuosa known throughout Europe, North America and Australia for her remarkable performances, also maintains a busy schedule with the Copenhagen-based Rosenborg Trio.

Brian Bailey, who collaborated with Eva Leg�ne and the Russian early music ensemble, "Pro Anima," for performances in Holland, Lithuania, and St. Petersburg, Russia, will play the museum's superb harpsichord built by Jacques Germain of Paris in 1785.

For ticket information, call (605) 677-5306.

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