Anacortes Arts Foundation

Bach and Vivaldi Concerti

Friday, May 25, 2018 at 7 PM
Croatian Cultural  Center, 801 5th Street, Anacortes

2018 05 25 Jonathan Oddie  2018 05 25 Krause Carrie Bozeman  2018 05 25 Jeffrey Cohan  2018 05 25 Anna Marsh

Johann Sebastian Bach's ebullient Brandenburg Concerto No. 5, one of the most well-known orchestral works of the Baroque, will be performed with soloists Jonathan Oddie (harpsichord), Carrie Krause (violin) and Jeffrey Cohan (flute), along with the Salish Sea Early Music Festival Chamber Orchestra. Other works on this program of Baroque concerti will include the "Pisendel" Violin Concerto by Antonio Vivaldi with soloist Carrie Krause, a Bassoon Concerto by Vivaldi with soloist Anna Marsh, and a Flute Concerto by Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach with soloist Jeffrey Cohan.

Hear historically informed performance by stars of the early music world on Baroque instruments in a wonderful acoustical environment.


Violinist Carrie Krause performs on both baroque and modern violins with ensembles across the country and on numerous international series, serving not only as soloist but also as artistic director, concertmaster and founding member. She includes teaching multiple age groups in her busy performing schedule. Ms. Krause’s “elegant, sparkling performance brought audience cheers." – Seattle Post Intelligencer.

Jeffrey Cohan has received international acclaim both as a modern flutist and as one of the foremost specialists on transverse flutes from the Renaissance through the early 19th century. He has been awarded two of the most prestigious prizes for performers of early music on period instruments. " ...he seemed almost like a Pan from Greek myth ... The listener experiences the usual and the unusual in great perfection.” – Berner Tagblatt, Bern Switzerland

Harpsichordist Jonathan Oddie has performed as a soloist and ensemble member in the United States, England, and Germany. He is now gaining recognition throughout the Pacific Northwest, performing with both the Whidbey Island and Salish Sea Early Music Festivals. He has a particular interest in music of the 17th century and recently completed his doctorate in musicology at the University of Oxford. 

Anna Marsh is a Baroque wind specialist, who is also fluent in Renaissance, Classical and Modern instruments. Her interest is principally in the double-reed family. She serves as a soloist internationally and within the U.S. She has taught privately students from 8 - 88 and from professionals to amateurs. Masterclass locations have included Eastman School, Cornell University and festivals in Amherst, Hawaii, and Brazil – to name just
a few. Ms. marsh holds a Doctor of Music from the Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University. “But the evening’s real highlight may have been Anna Marsh on bassoon. She made the instrument do acorbatics we rarely hear ... “ – Daily Camera, Boulder, Colorado