2014-2015 Concert Series

2014-2015 Season
Io Vidi in Terra

Io Vidi in Terra

October 12, 2014
@ 4 pm

Italian music for the virtuoso singer: music of Ferrari, Monteverdi, Merula, Strozzi, and Petrarch’s sonnet Io Vidi in Terra set by Gagliano.

José Lemos, countertenor
Jory Vinikour, harpsichord
Deborah Fox, lutes and theorbo

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Pepys’ Pajamas

November 9, 2014
@ 4 pm

English music from the 17th century, with reference to the diaries of Samuel Pepys. A Lawes harp consort, songs by Lanier, a sonata by Enrico Butler, Playford dance tunes.

Laura Heimes, soprano
Christa Patton, harp & bagpipe
Boel Gidholm, violin
Lisa Terry, viola da gamba
Deborah Fox, theorbo & guitar

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Goldbergs

Goldbergs

December 7, 2014
@ 4 pm

Bach’s Goldberg Variations, performed by a master. Part of the Bach330 International Celebrations.

Jory Vinikour, harpsichord

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On the Road

On the Road

February 22, 2015
@ 4 pm

A string band tour of 17th century Europe, with stops in Germany, Austria, Italy, France, and England. We will include Biber’s sonata for two viola d’amores, a most special instrument!

Boel Gidholm, violin
Daniel Elyar, viola d'amore & viola
Paul Miller, viola d'amore & viola
Deborah Fox, lutes and theorbo
Daniel Swenberg, lutes and theorbo

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Monteverdi Vespers of 1610

Monteverdi Vespers of 1610

April 19, 2015
@ 4 pm

This celebrated masterpiece of music is unparalleled for beauty, musical vision, and grandeur. A rare event for Rochester! With open rehearsal.

Paul O'Dette, theorbo
Laura Heimes, soprano
Ellen Hargis, soprano
Christel Thielmann, viola da gamba
Bruce Dickey, cornetto
Kiri Tollaksen, cornetto
Liza Malamut, sackbut
Garrett Lahr, sackbut
Deborah Fox, theorbo
Ryaan Ahmed, theorbo
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