Adam Pearl performs late French Baroque music by Balbastre, Duphly, Forqueray and Royer on harpsichord. Antoine Forqueray (1671-1745) gave music lessons to Frederick William II of Prussia, who married the daughter of Duke Charles of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, a supporter of King George III during the American Revolution.
About Tempesta di Mare:
Tempesta di Mare is Philadelphia’s premier baroque orchestra and chamber ensemble. With every performance, Tempesta creates a sense of discovery. From innovative programming that has resulted in over 35 modern world premieres of lost and forgotten baroque masterpieces, to the ensemble’s signature interpretive approach evoking drama and emotion—their performances are true to their name: “storm at sea.” For more information, upcoming events and sound-links visit www.tempestadimare.org.