Duets for guitar and bassoon aren’t all that common, but lately, Madison classical music lovers have had several opportunities to hear these two instruments together thanks to Christopher Allen and Juliana Mesa Jaramillo of Duo Suono. Now, as Dr. Mesa gets ready to return to her native Colombia, the pair is headlining the first Noon Musicale of 2023 on Friday, December 6th. They will be joined by distinguished studio faculty from the Wisconsin Youth Symphony Orchestra. Missed the FUS concert? They might make one more appearance. And of course, you can always hear their January 3rd interview on WORT’s Back Porch Serenade, which included lovely performances of Maurice Ravel’s “Piece en forme de Habanera” and Erik Satie’s “Gnosienne #1.” In addition, the two discuss their ideas about music and upcoming concerts planned by the Madison Classical Guitar Society.
Photo credit: Peter Haney