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Tempesta di Mare Thursday Broadcast Concert Focuses on Music of Venetian 18th Century Ospedali and Johann Fasch

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The Philadelphia Baroque orchestra Tempesta di Mare presents a split program.The first half features music of composed for the Venetian social reform ospedali, Vivaldi and others. The second half is devoted to a composer Tempesta di Mare has championed strongly over the years, an all-Fasch program this broadcast Thursday (5/11 at 8 pm).

Tempesta di Mare celebrates the works of 18th century German composer Johann Friedrich Fasch, a composer the Baroque orchestra has explored and championed for 15 years. Earlier this year, the ensemble performed at the 2023 International Fasch Festival in Zerbst, in Anhalt-Saxony, where Fasch spent much of his career, and was awarded the Fasch Prize. Tempesta di Mare Co-Founders and Artistic Directors Gwyn Roberts and Richard Stone join David Osenberg in hosting this concert broadcast, which will also feature a look at the ensemble's upcoming concert, "The Women Behind the Screen."

David Osenberg is WWFM Partnership Manager, WWFM Music Director, Afternoon Host, and Host of award-winning Cadenza.