The North Carolina Baroque Orchestra (NCBO), founded by Conductor Frances Blaker, a world-renowned expert in baroque performance practice, and her musician sister Barbara Krumdieck, pursue the goal of sharing baroque period pieces with the world. This orchestra is especially brilliant because it brings period piece specialists from across the state and the country together to perform live just a few times each year. We are honored to host them for one of their special performances this year!
More than 30 members will be gracing our college stage to tell the musical tale of the Baroque era that started around 1600 and included composers like Bach, Vivaldi, and Handel.
The NCBO provides audiences who may be new to baroque music an opportunity to hear this music performed on period instruments in a vigorous and exciting way in an intimate and casual setting.