A one hour noon concert celebrating France and things influenced by France. German composers of the Baroque era, like Telemann, were strongly influenced by developments coming from France. And 200 years later native sons like Poulenc and Ravel were reinventing a national sound by looking to the past.
Telemann Overture in A Minor for recorder, strings, and continuo
Poulenc Madrigals for vocal quartet
Ravel Introduction and Allegro, for harp, flute, clarinet, and string quartet
Stern, Hughes, Nosky, Kordes, Steinhoff, Shuldiner, D.Walker, Netter, Mello, Tipton, Magen, Park, Murchie, Mendelssohn, Donakowski, Davis, Begelman