Tafelmusik At Home: Chaconne

Wed June 3, 2020 at 7pm EST Online

Welcome to Tafelmusik at Home, our new online concert series. If you can’t come to us, we will bring the concert experience to you! Hosted by Tafelmusik musicians from their homes, each program lasts about an hour and combines works that may be new to your ears with music you know and love. Be sure to stay until the end for live Q&A sessions with featured musicians. Join us for this new way to experience the beauty of Tafelmusik. 

Tafelmusik at Home: Chaconne
Wed June 3, 2020 at 7pm EST

A set by husband and wife team Lucas Harris and Geneviève Gilardeau pairs elegant baroque sonatas with toe-tapping traditional Canadian music by Métis fiddler Lawrence “Teddy Boy” Houle and Quebecer Pascal Gemme. The soulful sounds of Dominic Teresi’s unaccompanied bassoon and John Abberger’s solo oboe open this evocative program with music by Telemann and Bach. 

Geneviève Gilardeau, violin
John Abberger, oboe
Dominic Teresi, bassoon
Lucas Harris, lute


John Abberger, oboe

  • George Philipp Telemann (1681–1767) Fantasia no. 6 in D Minor
  • Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750) Partita in A Minor: Sarabande

Dominic Teresi, bassoon

  • G.P. Telemann Fantasia no. 10 in A Minor

Geneviève Gilardeau, violin
Lucas Harris, lute

  • Giuseppe Tartini (1692–1770) Sonata for violin in D Major: Andante
  • Anonymous Italian Chaconne
  • François Duval (1672–1728) Sonata no. 1, from Les Idées Musiciennes: Grave – Allemande la Monarque – Sarabande – Rondeau l’Archiluth
  • Sylvius Leopold Weiss (1687–1750) Suite for lute in C Minor: Siciliana
  • Giovanni Battista Vitali (1632–1692) Passagallo
  • Lawrence “Teddy Boy” Houle Le violon guérisseur (The healing violin)
  • Pascale Gemme Gigue à Élorie


This concert is Choose-What-You-Pay: tickets are available for $5, $10, or $20. Choose-What-You-Pay allows you to pay what you feel the value of the concert is. When determining your admission price, consider how many in your household will be enjoying this concert with you. Thank you for your support and we can’t wait for you to join us.

Once you have purchased a ticket, you will receive a confirmation email which contains a link to watch. The concert will be streamed live on Wednesday June 3, 2020 at 7pm EST, at this link. 


If you are having difficulty accessing your ticket, or the concert, please review this how-to guide, or contact our box office at 1-833-964-6337 or tickets@tafelmusik.org.