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Columbia Baroque 2018-2019 Season
Splendors of the Baroque
Featuring Brittnee Siemon, mezzo-soprano
with Hazel Ketchum, lute and soprano
Friday, January 25, 2019
7:00 p.m. Concert Conversations with Sarah F. Williams
7:30 p.m. Performance
USC School of Music Recital Hall, 813 Assembly Street, Columbia (MAP)
Chase away the January chill with our heartwarming program of selections from the rapturous English song repertoires of Henry Purcell, Thomas Campion, and George Frederic Handel. The instrumental music includes trio sonatas by Handel and Purcell, a gamba solo by Carl Friedrich Abel featuring Gail Ann Schroeder, plus a famous English tune to hum on your drive home.
Columbia Baroque is a professional chamber ensemble in Columbia, SC comprised of leading Baroque music specialists from South Carolina and North Carolina, each with distinguished careers as chamber musicians, soloists and educators. Ensemble members include Jean Hein, Baroque recorder; Mary Hostetler Hoyt, Baroque violin; Erika Cutler, Baroque violin; Brittnee Siemon, mezzo-soprano; Gail Ann Schroeder, viola da gamba; and Jerry Curry, harpsichord.
Our mission is: Bringing Baroque music to life for the modern audience through education and historically inspired performance