Recitals & Visiting Artists

An Evening of Telemann and Handel

Tuesday, November 22, 2022 at 7:30pm

Galvin Recital Hall

Robert Morgan, oboe; Sandra Morgan, flute; Dennis Michel, bassoon; J. Patrick Rafferty, violin; Stephen Alltop, harpsichord; Susan Lewis Friedman, soprano 

Bienen faculty members Robert Morgan (assistant principal oboe for the Lyric Opera Orchestra and principal oboe for Music of the Baroque and the Chicago Philharmonic) and Stephen Alltop (music director of the Apollo Chorus and Green Lake Festival Orchestra) are joined by special guests for an evening of Baroque chamber music. Their program highlights music of two of the era’s master composers—Georg Philipp Telemann and George Frideric Handel—who admired each other’s music and maintained a half-century-long friendship.  

Georg Philipp Telemann, Partita No. 2 in G Major, TWV 41:G2 
Georg Friedric Handel, “Mi palpita il Cor,” Cantata for Soprano, Oboe, and Continuo 
Georg Friedric Handel, Trio Sonata in F Major for Oboe, Bassoon, and Continuo 
Georg Philipp Telemann, Quartet in D Minor from Tafelmusik II  

Tickets are $8 for the general public and $5 for students with valid ID.

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Mary B. Galvin Recital Hall


70 Arts Circle Drive
Evanston, IL 60208
United States

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Located in the Ryan Center for the Musical Arts, this 400-seat hall features a 40-foot glass wall offering views of Lake Michigan and the Chicago skyline. Undulating walls of Forest Stewardship Council–certified wood, covered with a thin layer of African moabi wood, provide optimal acoustics, and the hall is equipped with state-of-the-art sound and video equipment for recording.