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Renaissance and Baroque Music at East Granby Public Library

The Windy Hill Guitar Ensemble and the Windy Hill Baroque Ensemble will present a concert of Renaissance and Baroque music at the East Granby Library, 24 Center Street, East Granby, on Saturday, May 16, at 1 p.m.

The students of the Windy Hill Guitar Studio, both school-age and adult, will be performing music written between 1550 and 1750 in England, Germany, France and Italy arranged for two, three and four guitars as well as solo repertoire from the time of Queen Elizabeth and pieces by Gaspar Sanz, Domenico Cimarosa, and J.S. Bach.

The Baroque Ensemble concert will feature student guitarist Emily Uhl performing Vivaldi’s Concerto in D for Lute, Nathan Woodruff playing Handel’s Recorder Sonata in F, and Deborah Robin, ensemble coach, performing Telemann’s Partita in G for recorder. Ensemble director Laura Mazza-Dixon will play Telemann’s Sonata in G for viola da gamba. Continuo players for the ensemble are Ryan DeFranzo, Peg Hunt and Lura Mazza-Dixon.

The two ensembles will join forces for the Canon in D by Johann Pachelbel.

Admission to the concert is free. For more information contact the library at 860-653-3002.