When Freddie Met Frankie gives a glimpse into the world of the music-obsessed, flute-playing Frederick the Great, whose complex relationship with the French philosopher Voltaire began before the author’s residence at court and extended beyond his abrupt departure. The concert will consist of works by composers employed, admired, or coveted by the king, including JS and CPE Bach, Hasse, Schaffrath, Graun, Benda, and Čart, interspersed with readings from Frederick’s correspondence with Voltaire.
Saturday, January 20, 2018 – 7:00PM
Redeemer Presbyterian Church • 2111 Alexander Ave.
Austin, TX 78722 (map)
As always there will be $5 student tickets available at the door, and K-12 students are free.
Please feel free to join us 30 minutes before the show for an informal talk by the artistic director about the program.