Season 41, 2007–2008

 

RICHARD LALLI SINGS DIE SCHÖNE MÜLLERIN – Sept 30

Richard Lalli, baritone, Michael Bahmann, fortepiano

 

BACH FOR TWO – Nov 4

Dana Maiben, violin; Arthur Haas, harpsichord

 

MY LORD CHAMBERLAIN’S CONSORT  Dec 16

To Drive the Cold Winter Away

Philip Anderson, tenor; Drew Minter, countertenor and harp; Patricia Neely, viol and vielle; Pat O’Brien, lute and cittern; Andy Rutherford, lute; Marcia Young, soprano and harp

 

QUINCE – JAN 27

Fit for Two Kings – Music from the French courts for 5-part strings and voices.

Dana Maiben, Andrew Fouts, Martha Perry, violin and viola; Peter Bucknell, viola; Margaret Cushing, cello; with Pamela Murray, soprano, James Ruff, haute-contre, Charles Weaver, bass and theorbo

 

REPAST – Feb 24

The Apotheosis of Corelli: Musical Tributes to a Great Master

Amelia Roosevelt, baroque violin; Charles Weaver, baroque guitar and theorbo; Keri Mikkelson, harpsichord; with guests Claire Jolivet, baroque violin; and John Mark Rozendaal, baroque cello

 

Season 40, 2006 –2007

 

MARY SADOVNIKOFF, FORTEPIANO

Nov 5

MuseumConcerts’ founder celebrates our 40th birthday with a solo program.

 

BACH’S MUSICAL OFFERING – Jan 14

Kathyrn Roth, traverso, Scott Metcalfe, violin, Emily Walhout, cello, & Frederick Jodry, harpsichord

 

TAPESTRY – Feb 25

Laurie Monahan, mezzo-soprano; Cristi Catt, soprano; Daniela Tosic, alto, & Carolann Buff, mezzo-soprano

amarcord – march 10-

Wolfram Lattke, tenor; Dietrich Barth, tenor; Frank Ozimek, baritone; Daniel Knauft, bass; & Holger Krause, bass

 

BACHFEST! - April 19

Michael Bahmann leads the Brown University Chamber Singers and period orchestra.

 

Season 39, 2005 –2006

 

ACME BAROQUE– Sept 25

In Scarlet Hues: Music by Alessandro Scarlatti —Pamela Murray, soprano, Margaret Cushing, recorder, Dana Maiben & Susanna Cortesio, violins, Elisabeth Le Guin, cello, Kei Ueyama, harpsichord

 

ZORGINA – Nov 27

In Winter’s Glance, a celebration of the season–Ellen Santaniello, Rebecca Bain, Ruth Eiselsberg

 

THE CARTHAGE CONSORT

Jan 22

Fair Britain Isle~Music for viols & voice

Deborah Rentz-Moore, mezzo-soprano; Laura Jeppesen, Jane Hershey, Emily Walhout, violas da gamba; and guest artist Sarah Cunningham.

 

SCHOLA CANTORUM OF BOSTON

Feb 26

L. Frederick Jodry, director

Music from Spanish Cathedrals.

 

PETER SYKES – APRIL 2

Bach Known and Unknown

Peter Sykes, harpsichord

 

Season 38, 2004 –2005

 

TREFOIL – Oct 31

Masters, Monsters, and Mazes: Treading the Medieval Labyrinth—Drew Minter, countertenor and medieval harp; Marcia Young, soprano and medieval harp; Mark Rimple, tenor and medieval lute

 

THE BOSTON CAMERATA – Dec 5

Joel Cohen, Director

Puer Natus Est (A Medieval Christmas) singers Anne Azéma, Anne Harley, and Deborah Rentz-Moore and instrumentalists Hazel Brooks and Joel Cohen

 

PARTHENIA CONSORT OF VIOLS

Feb 13

Fairest Isle

Beverly Au, Lisa Terry, Rosamund Morley & Lawrence Lipnik, violas da gamba; Alexandra Montano, mezzo-soprano

 

DANA MAIBEN & ARCADIA PLAYERS  March 6

“Four Seasons and More”— Arcadia Players, Ian Watson, Artistic Director, Dana Maiben, violin soloist

 

ZIVIAN-TOMKINS DUO – April 3

“Beethoven and Mozart”— Tanya Tomkins, cello, Eric Zivian, fortepiano

 

Season 37, 2003 –2004

 

ENSEMBLE REBEL – Oct 26

From Biber To Bach: Sonatas and Concerti by Biber, Schmelzer, Vivaldi, Telemann, Handel… and Bach

Jörg-Michael Schwarz & Karen Marie Marmer, violins; John Moran, cello; Dongsok Shin, harpsichord & organ

 

NEW ENGLAND WAITES – Nov 30

Canzoni per sonare et Cantare

Michael Collver, cornett & voice; John Faieta, trombone; Brian Kay, trombone; Mack Ramsey, trombone; Charles Sherman, organo

 

LIBER UNUSUALIS – Jan 18

Unrequited: Machaut and the French Ars Nova

Melanie Germond, soprano; Carolann Buff, mezzo-soprano; William Hudson, tenor

 

THE MORNING AFTER – Feb 15

Romantic Piano Music For Valentine’s Day Weekend – Michael Bahmann, period piano

 

MOZART FEST! – March 21

Pamela Murray, soprano; the Brown University Chamber Chorus, Frederick Jodry, Director; period ensemble

 

Season 36, 2002 –2003

 

WILLIAM PORTER – Oct 27

William Porter in Recital

 

CONCERTO INCOGNITO  WITH CURTIS STREETMAN – Dec 1

Out of the Darkness

Curtis Streetman, bass, Dana Maiben & Heidi Powell, violins, Joshua Lee, viola da gamba, Webb Wiggins, organ

 

FREEMAN/FREIBERG DUO & POET CHARLES COE – Jan 26

An Afternoon of Baroque Music &  Spoken Word

Rhona Freeman, harpsichord, Sarah Freiberg, cello, Charles Coe, poetry reader

 

ENSEMBLE AMARCORD – March 1

Special Saturday Evening Concert

Mardi Gras! sacra/Profana

Wolfram Lattke, tenor, Dietrich Barth, tenor, Frank Ozimek, baritone, Daniel Knauft, bass, &  Holger Krause, bass

 

ENSEMBLE TALISMAN – March 30

Music by Russian Princesses

Anne Harley, soprano, Oleg Timofeyev, Russian 7-string guitar, Etienne Abelin, violin

 

 

Season 46, 2013–2014

 

PAUL CIENNIWA, Harpsichord

Oct 6, 2013

The Giants of 1685

 

BOSTON CLASSICAL TRIO

Nov 10, 2013

Beethoven for Three

Susanna Ogata, violin; Guy Fishman, cello; Ian Watson, fortepiano

 

CAPELLA PRATENSIS

Feb 23, 2014

Requiems of De la Rue and Ockeghem

Stratton Bull, Artistic Director

 

LES DELICES
March 16, 2014

Conversations galantes

Debra Nagy, baroque oboe; Julie Andrijeski & Scott Metcalfe, violins; Emily Walhout, viola da gamba; Michael Sponseller, harpsichord

 

Season 45, 2012–2013

 

AT COURT WITH BACH AND COUPERIN

Oct 14, 2012

Kathryn Roth, traverso, Douglas Kelley, viola da gamba,

Frederick Jodry, harpsichord

 

THE ETERNAL ROMANTICS

Nov 11, 2012

Music of Schubert and Schumann

Adriane Post, violin; Reinmar Seidler, cello; Michael  Bahmann, fortepiano

 

SARASA ENSEMBLE

Jan 20, 2013

Tim Merton, Director

Kathryn Mueller & Kristen Watson, sopranos, Beth Wenstrom

& Adriane Post, baroque violins, Charles Sherman, harpsichord

 

CHATHAM BAROQUE

March 10, 2013

La Suave Melodia

Andrew Fouts, violin, Patty Halverson, viola da gamba, Scott Pauley, theorbo and baroque guitar

 

 

Season 45, 2011–2012

 

MUSIC OF BACH & BIBER

Oct 23

Judson Griffin & Margaret Ziemnicka, violins, Marcy Jean Brenner, viola da gamba,  Michael Bahmann, harpsichord

 

ENSEMBLE CAPRICE 
Nov 27

La Follia and the Gypsies:

Mattias Maute & Sophie Larivière,  traverso and recorder, David Jacques, baroque guitar, Susie Napper, baroque cello, Zilya Tabassian, percussion

 

SCHOLA CANTORUM of BOSTON 
Feb 12

Frederick Jodry, Director

The Folly of Love: Sacred and Secular Music of Lasso

 

LA VOCE DI GABRIELLA

April 15

18th Century Battle Music of Love and War

with Nell Snaidas, soprano, and Kris Kwapis, trumpet; Mahan Esfahani, keyboard, Christa Patton, harp,

Charlie Weaver, theorbo & guitar

 

Season 44, 2010–2011

 

DIABOLUS IN MUSICA

Nov 14

Rose Tres Belle – Voices from Medieval France

Estelle Nadau and Aino Lavoipierre, sopranos; Estelle Boisnard, mezzo; Evelyne Moser, medieval fiddles; Antoine Guerber, harp and percussion

 

FOUR NATIONS ENSEMBLE

Feb 20

From Venice and Versailles

Andrew Appel, director & harpsichord; Christine Brandes, Soprano; Charles Brink, traverso; Krista Bennion Feeney, baroque violin; Loretta O’Sullivan, baroque cello

 

BOSTON HAUSMUSIK – April 3

Haydn and the Ladies of London

Sylvia Berry, fortepiano and artistic director; Katherine Growdon, mezzo-soprano; Scott Metcalfe, violin; Reinmar Seidler, cello

 

LES DÉLICES – April 30

In the Apartments of the King

Debra Nagy, baroque oboe; Scott Metcalfe, baroque violin; Emily Walhout, viola da gamba; Michael

Sponseller, harpsichord

 

Season 43, 2009–2010

 

MUSICIANS OF THE OLD  POST ROAD

Nov 15

The Humanity and Humor of Mozart

Suzanne Stumpf, flute; Sarah Darling and Karina Fox, violins; Marcia Cassidy, viola; Daniel Ryan, cello; Michael Bahmann, fortepiano

 

CHRISTOPHER LOWREY – Dec 13

Of God and of Men: Bach & Handel Cantatas and Arias for Countertenor and Chamber Orchestra

Christopher Lowrey, countertenor; Michael Bahmann and Frederick Jodry, harpsichords; chamber orchestra led by Judson Griffin

 

HESPERUS – March 28

The Mark of Zorro

Tina Chancey, early violin, viola da gamba; Grant Herreid, early guitar, lute, tenor recorder

 

BOSTON MUSEUM TRIO

April 11

Daniel Stepner, baroque violin; Laura Jeppesen, viola da gamba; John Gibbons, harpsichord

 

Season 42, 2008–2009

 

HARMONIOUS BLACKSMITH –

Nov 9

The Cult of Melancholy

Aaron Sheehan, tenor; Justin Godoy & Héloïse Degrugillier, recorder; Catherine Liddell, lute

 

BLUE HERON RENAISSANCE CHOIR

Dec 21, 2008

Christmas at Notre Dame de Paris,

c. 1200

Scott Metcalfe, director

 

LIPZODES – Jan 18

Music from 16th-Century Guatemala

Juan Carlos Arango, shawms; Yonit Kosovske, organ; Sung Lee, shawms; Anna Marsh, dulcian & shawms; Wolodymyr Smishkewych, voice & percussion

 

TRÈS – Feb 22

Hark how the Songsters

Baroque Music of England in praise of Song, Celebrating Love

Jayne West, soprano; Paula Murrihy, mezzo-soprano; Lisa Brooke, Baroque violin; Daniel Rowe, Baroque cello; Michael Beattie, harpsichord

 

WINDHOVER – April 26

The Jewish Baroque & Beyond

Heidi Powell & Richard Hsu, baroque violins; Loretta O’Sullivan, baroque cello; Dongsok Shin, harpsichor

 

 

 

 

Season 35, 2001–2002

 

LA FONTEGARA – Oct 21

Music of the Spanish Empire

María Díez-Canedo, recorder & traverso; Gabriela Villa Walls, viola da gamba; Eloy Cruz, theorbo & baroque guitar; guest artist Michael Bahmann, harpsichord

 

TREFOIL – Nov 25

Christo e Nato: Lauding the Nativity
in Medieval Florence

Drew Minter, countertenor & harp;

Marcia Young, soprano & harp; Mark Rimple, countertenor & lute

William HitE – Feb 3

Winterreise, Franz Schubert —William Hite, tenor; Michael Bahmann, fortepiano

 

CHATHAM BAROQUE – March 10

Pub and Parlor: Music of the 18th-century British Isles” — Julie Andrijeski, baroque violin; Emily Davidson, baroque violin; Patricia Halverson, viola da gamba; Scott Pauley, lute, theorbo & baroque guitar

 

BACHFEST! – April 14

A Gala production of Bach masterpieces

with a chamber Orchestra of Baroque specialists

 

Season 34, 2000 –2001

 

CHARIVARY – Nov 5

Love and Language: Musical Portraits of 17th-Century France

Laura Jeppesen & Jane Hershey, viole da gamba; Catherine Liddell, theorbo & baroque guitar

ANONYMOUS 4 – Nov 26

Legends of St. Nicholas
Medieval Chant & Polyphony

Susan Hellauer, Jacqueline Horner, Marsha Genensky & Johanna Maria Rose

 

COMMON GROUND – Feb 4

Basta Amore!
Jolle Greenleaf and Nell Snaidas, sopranos; Lucas Harris, theorbo & baroque guitar; Keri Mikkelson, harpsichord; Carlene Stober, bass viol

 

DUO FRANCESCA – March 11

Wolfgang, Franziska, and Ludwig

Monica Jakuc, fortepiano; Dana Maiben, violin

 

NEW ENGLAND MYSTIC CONSORT

April 29

Music from the Time of the Spanish Armada

Michael Collver, countertenor; Glorianne Collver-Jacobson, lute; Laura Jeppesen, bass viol; Jesse Lepkoff, flute & recorders

Season 33, 1999 – 2000

Peter Sykes – Oct 17

GOLDBERG VARIATIONS BY J. S. BACH

 

SCHOLA CANTORUM OF BOSTON

Nov 28

Te Deum and Jubilate by Henry Purcell Frederick Jodry, director; voices, strings, and trumpets

Musicians of the Old Post Road – Jan 23

Chamber Music of Haydn and HummelSuzanne Stumpf, flute; Julia McKenzie, violin; Daniel Ryan, cello; Michael Bahmann, fortepiano

FORTUNE’S WHEEL – April 9

Songs of Love and Nature
Lydia Heather Knutson and Paul Cummings, voice; Shira Kammen and Robert Mealy, vielle, harp, voice

JOHN TYSON & RENAISSONICS

May 7

Shakespeare’s Italy

John Tyson, director; recorder, pipe and tabor; Douglas Freundlich, lute; Olav Chris Henriksen, archlute; James Johnston, violin and viola; Daniel Ryan, cello

 

More Seasons

 

More listings from the early history of our chamber concert series will be added as a work in progress, reaching back to our first concert season which began in 1966.