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Beat the heat with Music at Midday

Daily Staff ReportsVail, CO, Colorado
Special to the DailyViolist Toby Appel will perform on C.P.E. Bachs Viola Sonata in G Minor with Obbligato Harpsichord today during Bravo! Music and Midday.

VAIL- This weekend, Bravo! Vail Valley Music Festival hosts some of the worlds most talented chamber musicians during the Music at Midday mini-series. The two themed concerts, Bountiful Baroque and Romantic Treasures, featuring only small chamber ensembles onstage and a capacity of 200 guests for an intimate performance experience. Music at Midday takes place Wednesday in the Vail Interfaith Chapel. This Baroque concert will feature works by Bach, C.P.E. Bach, Soler, Telemann and Haydn String Quartet. Kathleen McIntosh, harpsichord, will open the performance with Bachs Prelude, Fugue and Allegro in E-flat Major for Harpsichord, BWV 998. Joining McIntosh for Bachs Arias for Sporano, Flute and Harpsichord will be Arianna Zukerman, Eugenia Zukerman and Keith Robinson, cello. McIntosh will then collaborate with violist Toby Appel on C.P.E. Bachs Viola Sonata in G Minor with Obbligato Harpsichord. McIntosh then performs Solers Harpsichord Sonata No. 78, followed by Telemans Canonic Sonata for Two Violins performed by Miami Quartet violinists Ivan Chan and Cathy Meng Robinson.

Kathleen McIntosh has performed at Bravo! since 1999. She has premiered works by Alex Shapiro, Tomiko Kohjiba and many others, with violinist Robin Lorentz, and Marlow Fisher. In summer 2005 she played the first performance of Concertino by Melinda Wagner (commissioned by Bravo!l) with the Rossetti String Quartet. Both concerts begin at 12:30 p.m. Tickets for Music at Midday concerts are $23. To purchase tickets to these concerts or any other Bravo! events visit, or call 877-812-5700.Arts & Entertainment writer Ted Alvarez can be reached at 748-2939 or Daily, Vail, Colorado

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