3rd Annual La Fiocco Benefit
An English Country Dance
Sunday, September 20, 2015
Doors open at 2 o’clock.
Music & dancing start at 3 o’clock.
See below for ticket information.
HOLD THE DATE! Our season will begin October 24th at 7:30 PM (St. Paul’s Catholic Church, Princeton, NJ) and October 25th, 3 PM (Trinity Episcopal Church, Solebury, PA) with “Shakespeare’s London in Music and Song.”
Join us as we magically bring the English Renaissance to life with viols, recorders, lutes, cittern, and bandora.
Details coming soon.
English country dancing led by guest instructor Sue Dupre, with music performed by La Fiocco on period instruments, & delightful refreshments at The Barn, a beautiful 18th-century venue.
82 Tory Road, Pipersville, Bucks County, PA
Come with or without a dancing partner. Costumes welcome but not necessary. No prior experience required!!! Sue will be teaching us a Pavane from the 16th century & English country dances from around 1650 to 1750. Easy & fun!!
We will also have some exciting raffle items. Join in the merriment, and help make La Fiocco’s 2015-2016 season possible.
Tickets are $55 per person ($30 tax-deductible), or $100 per couple ($50 tax-deductible). Space is limited so reserve now!!!
Click here to reserve by credit card, or download our reservation form, and mail with payment to:
P.O. Box 134
Carversville, PA 18913
|“The Barn”: Site of our upcoming benefit concert & country dance.
|Sue Dupre, who is based in central New Jersey, has been calling contra, square and English country dances for 35 years. She has been a featured performer at various festivals, at many dance weekends, and as a staff member at summer dance camps at Pinewoods, Mendocino, Buffalo Gap and Ogontz. Sue frequently works with reenactors as a dancing mistress for 17th- through 19th-century. Sue is known for enthusiasm and good humor, for an extensive repertoire representing the best of the old and the new, for clear and efficient teaching, and for her work with novice dancers.|
|Laurel Hill Mansion.
La Fiocoo 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 concerts, 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 member of the Delaware Valley Guild for Early Music and Early Music America.