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February 2019

Chatham Baroque Presents Cupid’s Harp

February 16 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm EST
Synod Hall, 125 North Craig Street
Upper St. Clair, PA 15241 United States
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$10 – $30

Tenor Aaron Sheehan returns to Chatham Baroque’s stage along with baroque harpist Christa Patton for a love-filled program of music from Italy and England. Songs by Dowland, Purcell, and Monteverdi are sure to make you swoon. The unconventional combination of violin, gamba, harp, and theorbo give life to the rarely-heard Harp Consorts by William Lawes. With guests Aaron Sheehan (tenor) and Christa Patton (baroque harp)

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Love, Remixed

February 16 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm EST
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One event on February 16, 2019 at 8:00pm

$26

Early instruments, new music. For the first time in our history, The Toronto Consort presents a program of 20th- and 21st-century music written for early instruments and voice. Featuring Juno-nominated James Rolfe’s Breathe with text by Hildegard of Bingen, and David Fallis’ Eurydice Variations, the story Monteverdi’s Orfeo told from the point of view of Eurydice. This Valentine’s Day weekend, join us as we reinterpret, remix and rediscover our love of Early Music

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Chatham Baroque Presents Cupid’s Harp

February 17 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm EST
Campbell Memorial Chapel, Chapel Hill Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States
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$10 – $30

Tenor Aaron Sheehan returns to Chatham Baroque’s stage along with baroque harpist Christa Patton for a love-filled program of music from Italy and England. Songs by Dowland, Purcell, and Monteverdi are sure to make you swoon. The unconventional combination of violin, gamba, harp, and theorbo give life to the rarely-heard Harp Consorts by William Lawes. With guests Aaron Sheehan (tenor) and Christa Patton (baroque harp)

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Celtic Fancies: Music from Ireland & Scotland, c. 1500-1800

February 17 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm MST
First Presbyterian Church, 8001 Mesa Drive
Austin, TX 78759 United States
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$5 – $30

Scottish and Irish ballads are evocative, heartfelt, and often humorous! Even the English held these works in high esteem, and our own Ben Franklin adored these songs and considered them the height of great art. With New-York based guests Peter Walker (singer and a variety of small pipes) and Ryland Angel (singer). This project is supported in part by the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department.

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Early 19th-Century Serenades: Guitar, Viola, Flute

February 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm PST
Grace Episcopal Church, 70 Sunset Lane in Lopez Village
Lopez Island, WA 98261 United States
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$15 – $25

This second 2019 Salish Sea Early Music Festival performance features guitarist Oleg Timofeyev, flutist Jeffrey Cohan and violist Stephen Creswell in Beethoven-era Serenades for guitar, viola and flute. Included will be the Sérénade by guitarist and mandolin virtuoso Leonardo de Call (1767-1815), the Troisième Sérénade by flutist Anton Bernhard Fürstenau (1792-1852), and another Troisième Sérénade by violinist and guitar composer Joseph Küffner (1776-1856). These early 19th-century trios are for an unusual combination of instruments that was in vogue only during…

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Adlai E. Stevenson High School’s Baroque Ensemble Viol Consort Winter 2019 Concert

February 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm CST
Adlai E. Stevenson High School Recital Hall, 1 Stevenson Drive
Lincolnshire, IL 60069 United States
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Free

The students and faculty of the Adlai E. Stevenson High School Baroque Ensemble & Viol Consorts present an evening of Early Music by Baroque composers Johann Sebastian Bach, Georg Frederic Handel, Barbara Strozzi, Antonio Vivaldi as well as viol consorts by John Dowland, Orlando Gibbons, Anthony Holborne, Henry Purcell & Thomas Tallis! Under the direction of Enrique Vilaseco. Dr. Phillip Serna & Theorbo instructor Joel Spears, Adlai E. Stevenson High School's premiere historically-Informed performance ensembles present 16th through 18th-century instrumental…

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With Harp & Voice: Handel’s Muses

February 22 @ 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm CST
The Chicago Temple, 77 W. Washington St.
Chicago, 60602 United States
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FREE; free-will offering will be collected at the door.

Enjoy a FREE 45-minute lunchtime concert of Baroque music in the heart of Chicago's Loop. Members of Trio Speranza will be joined by three special guest artists in this scintillating program of some of George Frideric Handel's most enduring works, including rapturous and virtuosic arias from his beloved operas, and instrumental sonatas by Handel and his friends and collaborators, Georg Philipp Telemann and Nicola Francesco Haym. Performers: Anna Griffis, violin Cora Swenson Lee, cello Jason J. Moy, harpsichord Hannah De Priest,…

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With Harp & Voice: Handel’s Muses

February 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm CST
All Saints Episcopal Church, 4550 N. Hermitage Ave.
Chicago, 60640 United States
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FREE; free-will offering will be collected at the door.

George Frideric Handel had an undeniable attraction to the harp, writing one of the first concertos for the instrument in Western history, and using its magical sound in some of his most beloved operas and oratorios. An iconic statue by Roubiliac, commissioned for London's Vauxhall Gardens during Handel's lifetime, depicts the composer with his hand plucking a small harp or lyre. He is even shown leaning against the score of "Alexander's Feast", an oratorio that featured his aforementioned harp concerto…

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The Handel and Haydn Society to Perform “Glories of Italian Baroque”

February 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm EST
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One event on February 24, 2019 at 3:00pm

NEC’s Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough St
Boston, MA 02115 United States
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Vivaldi wasn’t the only Italian composer of ebullient, effervescent, immediately charming Baroque gems. Join us for this delightful soiree with the hit makers of Italy, circa 1700. Leading the way at this concert are two violin concertos by Vivaldi, full of drama and the extremes of emotions from the lyrical to the explosive, allowing Aisslinn Nosky to dazzle with her mastery. The Italian Baroque offers music that is dramatic and heart-on-sleeve, alive with color and fired by unbounded energy.

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Incantare

February 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EST
Christ Church Cathedral, 421 S 2nd St
Louisville, 40202 United States
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$5 – $15

Bourbon Baroque, Inc.’s Alice Culin-Ellison brings Incantare to Louisville for a first-of-its-kind performance in Kentucky. Join us for a resplendent concert of late-16th and early 17th-century instrumental chamber music. The combination of sackbuts and violins has a lush, unique sound that incorporates the vocal qualities of both instruments while still retaining each of their distinct colors. Composers featured include Castello, Monteverdi, Vierdanck, and more! We are joined by guests Anna Maberry on violin and Bourbon Baroque's John Austin Clark on organ.…

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