Flauto Dolce Duo is a new professional ensemble that made its concert debut in May 2013 in a performance of the organ trio sonatas of J. S. Bach as arranged for recorder and harpsichord.   Flauto Dolce Duo focuses on the recorder and harpsichord repertory of the mid to late Baroque era, ca. 1680 to 1750.  They are available for performances at concert venues including houses of worship, and for less formal settings such as libraries, community centers, schools, and private settings.

Recorder player Lewis R. Baratz has a M.Mus. in performance from Southern Methodist University and a Ph.D. in historical performance practice from Case Western Reserve University, serves on the Board of Directors of Early Music America, and is Artistic Director of the period instrument ensemble La Fiocco. 

Harpsichordist Sean Price holds performance degrees from Westminster Choir College in Princeton and studied with Lionel Party at The Juilliard School.  Sean is director of music ministries at The Episcopal Church of St. James in Upper Montclair and maintains an active concert schedule as a harpsichordist and continuo player.

For booking information, contact fiocco@comcast.net.

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February 15 2016
Feb-15-2016
Baroque string band ACRONYM, Monday, Feb 15, 2016 at 7:30 pm, Taplin Auditorium, Fine Hall, free and open to the public.  ACRONYM  joins forces with vocalists of Les Canards Chantants for a program featuring the large-ensemble sonatas of Giovanni Valentini (c. 1582-1649). These works will be coupled with performances of a number of extracts from his Secondo libro di madrigali (1616).
 
February 21 2016
Feb-21-2016
Dryden Ensemble** presents William Sharp, baritone, in Cantatas 82 and 158.

Sunday, February 21, 2016 at 3:00 PM
Miller Chapel 
Princeton Theological Seminary
 64 Mercer Street Princeton, NJ 08540
$25 general, $10 students

To purchase tickets or for more information visit:  www.drydenensemble.org, or emaildrydenensemble@gmail.com, or call 609-466-8541.

**The Dryden Ensemble is a member of the Guild for Early Music.
 
March 08 2016
Mar-08-2016
The playing session is open to all recorder players, from 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM.  Visit the PRS Website for information.  princetonol.com/groups/princetonrecorder/
 
March 12 2016
Mar-12-2016
Dryden Ensemble** presents:  Bach & Bohemia, The Mardi Considine Spring Concert. Music by Bach, Biber, Schmelzer and Zelenka, including his Lamentations of Jeremiah with Karen Clark, contralto.

Saturday, March 12, 2016 at 7:30 PM
Trinity Episcopal Church
Solebury, PA 
$25 general, $10 students

To purchase tickets or for more information visit:  www.drydenensemble.org, or email drydenensemble@gmail.com, or call 609-466-8541.

This concert will be repeated on Sunday, March 13, 2016, 3:00PM at the Miller Chapel of Princeton Theological Seminary


**The Dryden Ensemble is a member of the Guild for Early Music.

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