An English Country Dance

A Fundraiser for our 2016-2017 Season

Sunday, September 18, 2016
Back by Popular Demand!!

La Fiocco musicians, with dance instructor Sue Dupre.
Doors open at 1:30 PM – Music & dancing start at 2:00 PM.

Click here to download our ticket form.

On-line ticket information coming soon.

Scenes from our 2015 English Country Dance
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La Fiocco returns to Laurel Hill: Baroque Music For A Summer’s Eve. Join us for our 4th annual concert at beautiful Laurel Hill Mansion, 7201 Edgley Dr., Philadelphia, PA, on Sunday, August 7, 2016, at 6:30 PM, on the Laurel Hill Concerts by Candlelight series.

Music of Falconieri, Fontana, Froberger, Biber, Handel, Bellini, and Hayes. For tickets, please call 215 235-1776, or visit Laurel Hill mansion on the web at to purchase on-line.  We are delighted to feature Laurel Hill’s splendid 1818 Broadwood fortepiano on this program.

William Thauer, baroque oboe & recorder
Claire Smith Bermingham, baroque violin
Vivian Barton Dozor, viola da gamba
Daniel Boring, theorbo & romantic guitar
Lewis R. Baratz, recorder, harpsichord & fortepiano

4th Annual La Fiocco Benefit

Back by Popular Demand: An English Country Dance, with dance instructor Sue Dupre.

Sunday, September 18, 2016
Doors open at 1:30 PM.
Music & dancing start at 2:30 PM.

Ticket information coming soon – LIMITED TICKETS!

Our 2016-2017 Season Opener

La Fiocco is pleased to open our season with international opera star Ray Chenez, a First Prize winner of the 2014 George London Award, and emerging artist Daniel Moody. Music by Purcell, Handel, Vivaldi, Vinci, and Telemann. Ticket information coming soon.

Lewis R. Baratz, artistic director, recorder, harpsichord
Linda Kistler & Dan McCarthy, baroque violins
Amy Leonard, baroque viola
Vivian Barton Dozor, baroque cello
Benjamin T. Berman, harpsichord


Recent Performances

June 4 & 5, 2016


October 24 & 25, 2015
A wonderful Elizabethan & Jacobean entertainment with voice, recorders, viols, early guitar, lutes, cittern, bandora, harpsichord, & percussion. Music of Morley, Holmes, Adson, Playford, and Eccles.


Laurel Hill Mansion
La Fiocco performed here on the evening of August 9, 2015 to a sell-out crowd.


The splendid 1818 Broadwood piano featured on our program.


Celebrated soprano Laura Heimes was our guest artist
for our June 2015 concert, “Love, Passion, and Magic.”

La Fiocco is a period instrument ensemble specializing in the performance of the music of the late 16th, 17th, and 18th centuries.

• Our mission is to introduce people of all ages to the music of the Baroque and early Classical eras.

• Our principal activity is performing music of the 17th and 18th centuries and educating audiences on the aesthetic and
   cultural-historical context of the music performed.

La Fiocco is named in honor of the South Netherlands composer Joseph Hector Fiocco (1703-1741).


La Fiocco is a State of Pennsylvania not-for-profit corporation and a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization.
La Fiocco is a member of the Delaware Valley Guild for Early Music.