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Carissimi’s Jephte and Missa L’Homme armé – Lakeville CT

The story of a human drama told in one of the first oratorios, and a 12-voice mass of the Early Baroque based on a medieval folk tune.

Crescendo Vocal Ensemble, Pablo Bustos, tenor (Jephte), Agnes Coaxley Cox, soprano (Filia), Period Instruments

Sunday, May 15, at 4 pm – Trinity Church Lime Rock, Lakeville CT

Carissimi’s Jephte and Missa L’Homme armé – Lakeville CT2022-04-27T19:43:52-04:00

Mientras me abraza–Baroque, Latino, and Folk Fusion – Great Barrington, MA

Folk music and dance rhythms permeate classical music, and connect different genres and eras from the Baroque to present times. Polish folk music influenced music by J.S. Bach and Telemann, and traditional and contemporary Latin American dances arranged for an unusual combination of instruments.

Job Salazar, violin and percussion – Carlos Boltes, viola and charango – Christine Gevert, harpsichord and organ

Saturday, April 9, at 4 pm – Saint James Place, Great Barrington, MA

Mientras me abraza–Baroque, Latino, and Folk Fusion – Great Barrington, MA2022-04-06T21:39:02-04:00

How Lovely Are the Messengers

Designed to comfort and uplift our audience members and all of Crescendo’s friends after the long absence of live concerts, this is a program for lovers of choral music. It features some of the most beloved and popular motets, anthems, and movements of famous choral works from composers such as Mozart, Bach, Handel, Vivaldi, Mendelssohn, Tallis, Stainer and others. These are the melodies, harmonies and lyrics that you probably grew up hearing on special and festive occasions.

How Lovely Are the Messengers2023-01-26T05:30:34-05:00

Conversation Galante

Recorded: September 3, 2021
This program explores the flute repertoire of the golden era of early chamber music by French composers of the first half of the 18th century, when Paris was the cultural center of Europe. At that time, the Baroque flute became the most popular wind instrument. The program showcases some of the most sophisticated and graceful flute solo and ensemble works by François Couperin, Joseph Bodin de Boismortier, Jacques-Martin Hotteterre, and Michel Pignolet de Montéclair.

Conversation Galante2023-01-26T05:27:03-05:00
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