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ECCO w/ Paolo Bordignon, harpsichord

Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 7:30 PM (Add to calendar)

Church of the Holy Trinity

1904 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

  • ECCO - Elgar


The Society’s annual collaboration with ECCO features 17 leading soloists and chamber musicians of today’s younger generation, many of whom are principals in major American orchestras or leaders of internationally renowned quartets. This “exciting, conductor-less band of strings” (New Yorker) combines the power and expansiveness of a great orchestral ensemble with the personal involvement and spontaneity of chamber music.

An Ancient Walkabout

Bach: Chaconne [Arr.]
Purcell: Chacony for Strings in G Minor [Arr. by Britten]
Frank: Leyendas, An Andean Walkabout
Vivaldi: Concerto for 2 Cellos in G Minor, RV 531
Peruvian Renaissance Suite [Arr.]


This concert is underwritten by Martin and Cynthia Heckscher, with support from the Gould Family Foundation.

Paolo Bordignon, harpsichord

Paolo Bordignon is harpsichordist of the New York Philharmonic and has performed with the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, Camerata Pacifica, Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra, the Knights, English Chamber Orchestra, American Symphony Orchestra, St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, and the Orchestra of St. Luke’s. As a soloist and chamber musician, he has collaborated with Sir James Galway, Itzhak.

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The critically acclaimed East Coast Chamber Orchestra (ECCO) is a collective of dynamic like-minded artists who convene for select periods each year to explore musical works and perform concerts of the highest artistic quality. Drawing from some of the world's finest orchestras, chamber groups, and young soloists, ECCO strives for vitality and musical integrity; a.

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Church of the Holy Trinity

Address: 1904 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

The sanctuary of the church seats 1,100 with 550 seats on the main floor and another 550 in the balcony.  All concerts at this venue are general admission seating. Constructed over 150 years ago, the Romanesque-style Episcopal Church was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973.  For more information on the Church of…more info