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The Musica Angelica Baroque Orchestra returns for its 2007-08 season on October 20 with a program that includes Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos numbers three and five.

The ensemble has issued the following release:

Internationally acclaimed conductor/organist Martin Haselböck launches MUSICA ANGELICA BAROQUE ORCHESTRA’s 2007-08 season on Saturday, October 20, 8 pm, Pasadena Presbyterian Church, and Sunday, October 21, 2007, 4 pm, Schoenberg Hall, UCLA., leading a CONCERTO! program of Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 and No. 5, and Telemann’s Concerto for Flute d’Amour, Oboe d’Amore & Viola d’Amore; Concerto for Flute, Violin and Cello in A from Tafelmusik; and Concerto for Oboe.

Spotlighted as soloists for the evening are Musica Angelica Concertmaster/Resident Artistic Director Elizabeth Blumenstock, violin and viola d’amore; Principal Oboist Gonzalo Ruiz, oboe and oboe d’amore; and Principal Flutist Stephen Schultz, flute and flute d’amour. All three have performed with Musica Angelica for many years and are key artists in the orchestra’s success. Haselböck is beginning his third season as music director of Musica Angelica, considered Southern California’s premier Baroque ensemble. A pre-concert lecture takes place 40 minutes prior to each concert.

Tickets, which are available online at www.MusicaAngelica.org or by calling (310) 458-4504, are $25 to $49 for general audiences; $31 to $43 for seniors; and $12 for students. Also available are subscription packages for the 2007-08 season, including Season Series Subscriptions (all 8 concerts) for $249 to $289); Orchestral Series Subscriptions (5 concerts) for $159 to $199.00; Chamber Series Subscriptions (3 concerts) for $94.00; and “Create Your Own Personal Favorites Subscription Package” (any 4 concerts) for $129.00. Tickets for the UCLA concert can also be purchased from the UCLA Central Ticket office at (310) 825-2101 or online at www.uclalive.com.

For more information, or a brochure with the full season schedule, call (310) 458-4504 or visit www.MusicaAngelica.org.

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