Submitted by carrollwoodcult... on August 30, 2014
The South-Florida Lyric Opera will perform a concert of beautiful Baroque music. The event will showcase arias and duets from Baroque Opera by local, professional singers, staged readings of monologues from Baroque plays by actors, as well as dancers demonstrating Baroque style dance.
Postwar America saw the hard edges of bebop segue to the cool. The music bewitched baritone sax man Gerry Mulligan, and it enchanted classically-trained pianist John Lewis; both became pioneers of this sophisticated style.