04.12.2019, 18:00 P.M.
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at 6:00 p.m.
The Practitioners and Ornaments of Musick with Museum of the American Revolution presents
MUSIC BEYOND THE FANLIGHT: An 18th-Century Dublin Entertainment
The Practitioners and Ornaments of Musick present an evening concert celebrating the artistic and international worlds of Richard St. George, an Irish artist and officer in the British Army (ca. 1752-1798). This entertainment will feature works heard in the Concert Rooms, Music Societies, Theatres, and grand private houses of the Irish Georgian capital composed by Handel, Arne, Corelli, Roseingrave, Geminiani and O’Carolan, the Irish bard, among other esteemed masters. John Burkhalter, founder of The Practitioners of Musick and a current member of the Irish Georgian Society and Museum of the American Revolution, will present an illustrated musical performance featuring:
John Burkhalter – English and Small Flutes
Abigail Chapman – Soprano
Kerry Heimann – Harpsichord
Image: Fanlight window, Mount Pleasant Square, Dublin
Please note, this event is not organised by the Irish Georgian Society. For more information see www.amrevmuseum.org/events
Museum of the American Revolution 101 South Third Street Philadelphia, PA 19106
Link to Special Exhibition: Cost of Revolution: The Life and Death of an Irish Soldier
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