The namesake of a colonial route that once spanned much of Central Virginia, Three Notch’d Road: The Charlottesville Baroque Ensemble was founded in 2011 by local period instrumentalists. The group performs Bach Comes to America: Virginia’s Baroque Heritage featuring guest artists Jessica Petrus (soprano) and Peter Walker (bagpiper and bassist) as part of the Music on Park Street series.
Friday 11/13. Free for students, $20 for adults, 7:30pm. First Presbyterian Church, 500 Park St. 984-1135.
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