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George Washington Heard This!

George Washington Heard This!

April 2nd

Music of Colonial and Early America

What was music like in Colonial and early Federalist America? If only Yankee Doodle comes to mind, this soirée will introduce a “new world” of baroque and classical repertoire written by native born and newly immigrated composers. The program includes works by William Billings, Benjamin Carr, John Christopher Moller, and Francis Hopkinson, a personal friend of George Washington and signer of the Declaration of Independence—and Yankee Doodle, of course. Performed on period instruments in a unique setting.

Join us afterward for a historically informed reception.

  • Featured Artists:
  • Laura Koenig, baroque flute
  • Dawn Lindsay, violin
  • Linda Ottum, cello
  • Juliana Osinchuk, harpsichord

“Nothing is more agreeable and ornamental than good music.” – George Washington"

George Washington Heard This! is presented by Anchorage Festival of Music.

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Runs approximately 1.5 hours including intermission.

BABIES - Welcome. Under age 2 enter free if seated on adult lap.
CHILDREN - Recommended for all ages.

DAY OF SHOW: CenterTix sales end Saturday, April 1st at 3:00 PM. On site box office opens Sunday, April 2nd at 3:00 PM.

Reception followsHistorically informed reception immediately follows. All ticket holders welcome.

George Washington Heard This!

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