Vaughan Williams' popular "Variations on a Theme by Thomas Tallis'' is performed by
the Amadeus Players conducted by Karen Ní Bhroin. Alternating between classical and baroque forms and influencing English composers
for centuries forward, composer and author Charles Avison is most well-known for his
12 Concerto Grossi after Scalatti and his No. 5 in D minor, which is featured this
evening. The Brandenburg Ensemble performs Elgar's Serenade and Handel's Concerto
Grosso Opus 6, No. 8.