2017 Events

New Ensemble: Leonarda’s Circle

Friday, October 20, 2017

New Ensemble: Leonarda’s Circle
Linda Melsted, violin; Carla Moore, violin
Joanna Blendulf, viola da gamba/cello
Jillon Stoppels Dupree, harpsichord

The flashy, improvisatory music of 17th-century Italy and Germany (Stylus Fantasticus) -- when the violin was the “new rave” -- expanded all the effects and expressiveness of instrumental music far beyond what was previously heard and opened the door for the High Baroque masters yet to come.

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Looking Ahead to 2018

January: Henry Lebedinsky, harpsichordist and organist

March: Juliana Soltis, cellist

May: Ingrid Matthews, violinist

Details to follow.