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Young People’s Edition
Watch the hilarious story of a rebellious teenager in our multi-generational performance of Bach’s Coffee Cantata. And catch the video of the night when our cellist’s bow suddenly “exploded” on stage.
Parents, check out our children’s book, A Spider Named Apollo, about a lonely spider who loves to hang out (so to speak) in our rehearsals. Or consider dusting off that piano or guitar in the corner, and giving your young person a music lesson with an Apollo’s Fire musician (by Zoom).
It’s all below. Enjoy, and keep learning!
Running Time: approx. 1 hour
The Fox Went out on a Chilly Night
Traditional British and Appalachian ballad
Amanda Powell, soprano
The Story of Mr. Jean-Baptiste Lully
from our friends at
Red Dot Baroque in Singapore
Alan Choo, Artistic Director
Vivaldi/arr. J. Sorrell: La Folia (“Madness”)
The Night the Cello Bow Exploded
J.S. Bach: Coffee Cantata
Semi-staged & multi-generational performance
sung in a zany English translation by Jeannette Sorrell
Featuring Jeffrey Strauss, Madeline Apple Healey,
and members of the Apollo Fire Musettes
(Treble Youth Chorus)
Breakin’ Up Christmas
Featuring the Apollo’s Fire Musettes
Take a music lesson with one of AF’s brilliant musicians, by Zoom, Skype or FaceTime!
Follow our Spider Apollo as he becomes an Apollo’s Fire fan and meets a new best friend!
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 3:00pm (EDT)
AF’s musicians from around the world serenade you from their homes in this 90-minute ZOOM benefit and celebration!
CAN YOU HELP?
Apollo’s Fire is providing this video series as a free gift to you. However, during the COVID shutdown we are losing hundreds of thousands of dollars in ticket revenue and touring fees. What’s worse, our musicians have lost all of their work with ensembles around the country. But thanks to your donations, Apollo’s Fire, unlike many other orchestras, has so far been able to pay our musicians $100,000 in partial fees for canceled concerts. We couldn’t have done this without your support!
Please consider donating either to Apollo’s Fire or to our Musicians’ Fund.
You can also help us hit 5 million total views on YouTube by sharing these videos with your friends. We are so close!
Thank you for supporting your baroque orchestra!