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08-Jun-2014
The Lion and The Lamb: The Jewish Baroque
La Fiocco, the Bucks-County based period music ensemble, will present a program entitled “The Lion & the Lamb: The Jewish Baroque.” The concert will present music written by Salamone Rossi (c. 1570-c. 1630), the leading Jewish composer of early 17th-century Italy; a Hebrew vocal work of Carlo Grossi, commissioned by the Venetian Jewish confraternity of the “Watchmen of the Dawn” ca. 1680, a cantata by Louis Saladin written for a circumcision in Provence, France, also around 1680, and works based on the Book of Judges and the Book of Esther by Giacomo Carissimi (1605-1674) and George Frideric Handel (1685-1759).

For this special concert, La Fiocco will be joined by Mostly Motets, a Bucks County-based vocal ensemble that specializes in music of the Renaissance and Baroque. La Fiocco’s vocal soloists are Nicole Renna, soprano; Joseph Hill, countertenor; David Kellett, tenor; and Grant Mech, bass. The ensemble will include baroque violins, viola, cello, viola da gamba, recorders, baroque oboe, harpsichord, theorbo, and baroque harp, and is led by Lewis Reece Baratz, artistic director. Instrumentalists are coming from North Carolina, Virginia, New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania for this special event.

Please joint us.

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February 01 2015
Feb-01-2015
Melomanie with La Bernardinia.**
Rainer Beckmann, recorder; Donna Fournier, viola da gamba; and Marcia Kravis, harpsichord,  join forces with the Wilmington-based baroque and new music ensemble, Melomanie. Our joint concert of provocative pairings will feature 21st century music from Brazil for recorder and harpsichord by Pitombeira, a work for large ensemble by Pennsylvania composer Anthony Mosakowski, baroque music for two harpsichords, and works by Marcello and Vivaldi. The performance will take place in a beautiful museum venue.

Sunday, February 1, 2015, 2PM
Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts
200 South Madison Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
melomanie.tix.com

**La Bernardiniais a member of the Guild for Early Music.
 
April 19 2015
Apr-19-2015
La Bernadinia**, Rainer Beckmann, recorder; Donna Fournier, viola da gamba; and Marcia Kravis, harpsichord will be joined by organist Chad Fothergill to perform works from popular collections such as The Division Flute, The Division Viol, The Fitzwilliam Virginal Book, Byrd's Parthenia in-Violata, Hume's First Part of Ayres, and Locke's Little Consort.

Enjoy a spring afternoon with delightful early English chamber music in the lovely acoustics of University Lutheran Church.  Sunday, April 19, 2015, 3PM.

University Lutheran Church of the Incarnation
3637 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Free will offering

**La Bernadinia is a member of the Guild of Early Music.

**Denotes member of the Guild for Early Music