Jefferson's Library

Sparkling arias and sonatas from Thomas Jefferson's musical archives. The father of democracy was fueled by a passion for music. Soprano and four instrumentalists explore his fascinating collection of the finest music of 18th-century Europe and Colonial America.

Read the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's review of this "fascinating" and "exquisite" concert and listen to the live recordings below.

 

"Music for a while," by Henry Purcell. Live performance with Laura Heimes, soprano.

 

"The White Cockade," by Franz Jospeh Haydn. Live performance with Laura Heimes, soprano, and Andrew Appel, harpsichord.