For those who need help recovering from the Super Bowl, alas, or who want to get a head start on Valentine's Day celebrations, or who may not have reason to celebrate Valentine's Day, sigh, or who just want to enjoy elegant music in a setting of tranquility and bliss, you are invited to a free concert of baroque music Wednesday, February 5, at St. John's Episcopal Church, Lafayette Square, beginning at 12:10 p.m.
Four soloists from St. John's choir will sing romantic selections from Handel, Purcell, Dowland, Guedron, and Durant accompanied by text like Shakespeare's If Music Be the Food of Love, Sing On, and John Gay's Love Sound the Alarm.
April 2: The U.S. Air Force Strings conducted by 2nd Lt. Shanti Nolan, with Michael Lodico, organist, perform Francis Poulenc's Organ Concerto
May 7: Easter music for trumpet and organ with A. Scott Wood and Benjamin Hutto
June 4: Organist Alan Morrison
When: 12:10 p.m., February 5, 2014
Where: St. John’s, Lafayette Square, 1525 H Street, NW, at the corner of 16th and H, Washington, D.C. 20005
How much: No charge
Duration: About 35 minutes
Metro stations: McPherson Square, Farragut North, or Farragut West