Handel: The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
Vivaldi: Concerto for Bassoon in A minor
Vivaldi: Trio Sonata “La Folia”
Bach: Suite no. 1
Fasch: Concerto in D minor
Hasse: Sinfonia in G minor
Gossec: Symphony in C minor
Canadian bassoonist and conductor Mathieu Lussier is “a classical triple threat” and “a virtuoso player” (Ottawa Citizen) who’s made a name for himself as Associate Conductor of Quebec’s acclaimed Violons du Roy. Mathieu joins Symphony Nova Scotia for the first time in a concert of tempestuous Baroque hits, including Handel’s Arrival of the Queen of Sheba, Bach’s Suite no. 1, Gossec’s dark and stormy Symphony in C, and a virtuoso showpiece from the master of all bassoon concertos, Vivaldi.
Here’s a preview of Handel’s famous Arrival of the Queen of Sheba:
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