Thoroughbass Recreates Debussy’s Children’s Ballet
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Thoroughbass Recreates Debussy’s Children’s Ballet

Thoroughbass presents a Christmas event for young and old – a remake of Claude Debussy’s children’s ballet La Boîte à joujoux, (The Toybox), composed in 1913 but not performed until 1919, after his death. Using Debussy’s own short precis, and his many stage directions and emotive tags, Thoroughbass recreates a semblance of the original story, complete…

Thoroughbass Evokes The Warmth Of The Mediterranean
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Thoroughbass Evokes The Warmth Of The Mediterranean

Thoroughbass presents Latino Love Affair, inspired by the warmth of Italian and Spanish-speaking countries. Think hot sunny days, languid evenings and sudden thunderstorms. In a mixed program from the past and present Thoroughbass bring the pizzazz and energy of Pablo Escande’s Capricho, a musical episode in the life of Don Quixote in May Howlett’s Tilting at…

Thoroughbass Performs French High Baroque
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Thoroughbass Performs French High Baroque

  In its first concert for 2018, Thoroughbass presents Semelé. Taking its title from the cantata by Elizabeth Jacquet de la Guerre, this all-French program features acclaimed soprano Amy Moore with violinists Stephen Freeman and Shaun Warden, and continuo players Shaun Ng (viola da gamba) and Diana Weston (harpsichord). The story of Semelé is one of…