NYS Baroque 2017-2018 season
Fridays in Syracuse, First Unitarian Universalist, 109 Waring Road, 7:30pm;
Saturdays in Ithaca, First Unitarian Society, 306 N. Aurora Street, 7:30pm
October 20/21, 2017
We celebrate this 17th century giant with a program of his dramatic and expressive madrigals, and virtuoso instrumental music by his contemporaries. 6 singers, strings, and a continuo section of lutes, theorbos, lirone, and cello.
Bagatelles & Impromptus
December 1/2, 2017
David Breitman, fortepiano. Masterworks from the 1820s by Beethoven and Schubert, performed on an instrument of the period.
Bach & Bach
March 16/17, 2018
Beiliang Zhu, cello & gamba, plays Bach on both instruments, plus Vivaldi and Couperin. With Leon Schelhase, harpsichord, and Deborah Fox, theorbo.
Fanfare & Filigree
April 20/21, 2018
This program of music for winds and strings celebrates the new peace of early 18th century Europe; music by Zelenka, Hasse, Marais, and others.
Geoffrey Burgess & Meg Owens, oboes; Stephanie Corwin, bassoon; Becca Humphrey, cello; Leon Schelhase, harpsichord; Deborah Fox, theorbo