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421 Ensemble Leonarda with Dancer 5in Susan Graham, flute
Marika Holmqvist, violin
David Himmelheber, cello
Nancy Kito, harpsichord
Meggi Sweeney, baroque dancer

Join Ensemble Leonarda in exploring how baroque dance evolved from actual dance into the instrumental baroque dance suite. Before cable TV, one went to dances for social entertainment. Our discovery today, one can play a sarabande, but how did one DANCE the sarabande? Brief in-concert demonstration by dancer Meggi Sweeney.

Midtown Concerts sponsors lunchtime performances of music of the 18th century and earlier. Ensembles are chosen by a panel of early music specialists from the metropolitan area.

Time: Thursdays, 1:15–2:00 pm
All concerts are free; no tickets or reservations are necessary.

Concerts are in person at St. Malachy's Church, 239 West 49th Street, Manhattan, AND live streamed.