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02/24/2012

Lyra goes Dutch for concert

It'll be Dutch treat when the Lyra Baroque Orchestra presents "Music from the High Baroque" at 7:30 p.m. March 2 at Zumbro Lutheran Church in Rochester.

The orchestra is directed by Jaques Ogg, from the Netherlands, and guest artists for this concert will be two Dutch musicians, Wilbert Hazelzet and Jaap ter Linden.

They will perform a concert of music by Johann Sebastian Bach, Georg Philipp Telemann, J.C. F. Bach and Michel Corrette.

Hazelzet, who plays the baroque flute, is the principal flautist with the Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra, while ter Linden, who plays the baroque cello, teaches at the Royal Conservatory of The Hague and the Amsterdam Conservatory.

Ogg, a harpsichordist, commutes between the Netherlands and Minnesota to conduct the Twin Cities-based Lyra Baroque Orchestra. He is a member of the Orchestra of the 18th Century and is the principal teacher of the harpsichord at the Royal Conservatory of The Hague.

Tickets are $23, $20 for senior citizens and members of Minnesota Public Radio, $6 for students, available at the door.

Complimentary tickets are offered to: volunteers at arts or charitable organizations; Mayo Clinic volunteers, patients and family; members of the Rochester Music Guild; associates of the Sisters of St. Francis, and college music students. For complimentary tickets, call (507) 280-1947.

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