Topic: Gonzolo Ruiz forms new group. 1st performance 1.14 Cambridge, Mass

Friday, January 14, 2011 at 8pm | Purchase tickets
First Church in Cambridge, Congregational
From the Court to the Stage:
The Rise of the French Oboe Band

One of the world's finest Baroque oboists, Gonzalo X. Ruiz brings his new 15-member ensemble Symphonie des Dragons to Boston for their world début. Join this exceptional assortment of oboes, recorders, and bassoons, plus guitar and percussion, as they explore beautiful and varied music by Lully, Philidor, Couperin, Purcell, and Handel, and trace the development of the oboe band from the Court at Versailles to the theater stages of London.

Free pre-concert talk at 7pm