Welcome to
La Follia Austin Baroque

for best ensemble in 2015-2016

KMFA AWARD for one of the ten best classical music events in 2016 (MORE...)

Based in Austin, Texas, we perform music from the time of Bach, Vivaldi, and Mozart. We use instruments and performance practices appropriate to the period, so you experience the music exactly as the composers experienced it. We strive to entertain, enlighten, and inspire.

our 2018-2019 Season

Subscriptions for remaining five concerts available

Get your passports ready!  Four of the remaining concerts feature Baroque masterworks from Italy, Germany, France and England.  Hear the greatest Baroque music and enjoy the different national styles. The final fifth concert is the ever popular “Herd of Harpsichords”

Our Next Concert

A World Tour of Baroque Opera

In this first concert of their World Tour of Baroque Music series, La Follia performs famous Baroque opera arias from Italy, France, Germany, and England. The program includes arias by Monteverdi, Vivaldi, Lully, Handel, and others, and features five stellar soloists with La Follia's 17-piece Baroque orchestra.

Among the soloists and orchestra members are Austin Critics Table Award winners Jenifer Thyssen, Bruce Colson, and director Keith Womer. KMFA radio personality Sara Schneider, host of nationally syndicated Early Music Now, will provide commentary during the performance.

Highlights from
2018 concerts

This project is supported in part by the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Program