In addition to his critical role in United States history, Thomas Jefferson was a man of cultured taste and an amateur violinist who was quite familiar with the latest European art and music. Embark on a journey back in time with “A Revolutionary’s Music”, featuring selections from Jefferson’s sizable music collection.
Callipygian Players presents “A Revolutionary’s Music” with some of Jefferson’s favorite works by Antonio Vivaldi, Arcangelo Corelli, Burk Thumoth, Francesco Geminiani and Carlo Tessarini. Callipygian Players is an ensemble of Chicago’s finest period instrument musicians including Martin Davids, Director & Baroque violin; Craig Trompeter, cello; and David Schrader, harpsichord. This performance is part of the Early Music Series.