If your idea of romance includes catgut strings and a nice cold brew, swing over to Naked City Brewery on Tuesday February 9 for Early Music Underground’s Baroque-n-Hearts. The annual event is dedicated “to love gone wild, love gone wrong, love gone mad, and love just plain gone.”
The program will include heartwrenching and hilarious pieces by Purcell, Strozzi, Monteverdi and more, performed by countertenor Joshua Haberman and the players from EMU evening. I’ve found that some of the best heartbreak pieces come from this era, and Early Music Underground is sure to dig up some more priceless picks. (If you’re unfamiliar, listen to Monteverdi’s madrigal “Era l’anima mia” and Purcell’s classic tearjerker, “When I am Laid In Earth.”)
Tickets are $20 and include a complimentary pint or glass of wine. Early Music Underground seeks to sever the stereotypically stuffy atmosphere from the gems of classical art music, bringing live performances to informal venues around town. Visit their website to learn more.
Early Music Underground Presents: Baroque-n-Hearts
When: Tuesday February 9, 7 PM
Where: Naked City Brewery (8564 Greenwood Ave N)