December 10, 2016

baroque holiday 2015 all singing

Baroque Holiday Concert, December 2015 (photo credit: Kent Sweitzer)

Baroque Holiday Concert

Our sixth annual Baroque Holiday Concert will once again be held in the beautiful and sonorous sanctuary of the First Congregational Church. The program will feature: a cappella masterworks by Lassus and Josquin performed by a vocal quartet, Biber’s intriguing Partita for two scordatura violins (scordatura means the open strings are re-tuned into a new interval configuration!), Telemann’s Sonatina in A minor for baroque bassoon and continuowith soloist Marc Vallon, J. S. Bach’s Christmas Cantata BWV 122 Das neugeborne Kindelein (The Newborn Baby); and a bonus feature―a preview of MBM’s upcoming April performance of Bach’s St. John Passion, the tenor aria Ach, mein Sinn. 

Musicians   Chelsea Morris, soprano • Joseph Schlesinger,  counter-tenor • Scott Brunscheen, tenor •  Matthew Tintes, bass • Kangwon Kim & Brandi Berry, baroque violins • Marika Fischer Hoyt, baroque viola • Martha Vallon, baroque cello • Marc Vallon, baroque bassoon • Trevor Stephenson, harpsichord

Saturday, December 10, 2016
7:15 pm lecture/ 8 pm concert
First Congregational Church

First Congregational Church 1609 University Avenue, Madison WI

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