Friday, August 27, 2021 10:00 am

75 Minutes



Dive into the fascinating world of Baroque improvisation!

Improvisation was a key element and expectation of Baroque performance. From ornamentation and embellishment to spontaneous moments of fugal fury, performers impressed by expressing their unique musical tastes through improvised moments of musical genius. Join pianist and baroque music specialist Dr. Ashley Oakley as she surveys important Baroque musical styles, details the expressive qualities of improvised music, and performs examples in demonstration of the craft!

RSVP above, and enjoy the below improvised piece to prep your ears for the style!

Alexander Weimann, harpsichord:

Getting Here

Community Room at Arizona Musicfest

7950 E Thompson Peak Pkwy
Scottsdale, AZ 85255

7950 E Thompson Peak Pkwy

7950 E Thompson Peak Pkwy, Scottsdale, AZ 85255, USA