Oct. 24, 2020 – Bach and the Flute. Historic Aldredge House, 7:00PM.
The brilliant young flutist Taya König-Tarasevich, from the Juilliard School, makes her metroplex debut in a program of music by the Bach family.
Nov. 14, 2020 – Beethoven.
Zion Lutheran Church. 7:30PM.
We celebrate the 250th anniversary of the great composer’s birth with chamber works from the early and middle periods, using instruments from the Classical period. Featured are violinist Ha Dang, violist Stephanie Noori, flutist Taya König-Tarasevich with Artistic Director James Richman playing the fortepiano.
Dec. 5, 2020 – Christmas Concertos.
Zion Lutheran Church 7:30 pm.
Our “All-Star Orchestra” (Dallas Morning News) plays great string music for the holiday season including Corelli’s famous Christmas Concerto, “Il Reposo” of Vivaldi, Locatelli’s Christmas Concerto for Four Soloists, and Charpentier’s renowned “Noels” for instruments. Zion Lutheran Church, 7:30PM.
Dec 22, 2020 – Handel’s Messiah.
Zion Lutheran Church, 7PM.
The Meyerson Symphony Center is closed and there is no indication of when it will reopen. Under the current circumstances we will perform an elite, smaller, version, featuring twelve of our finest singers with a small orchestra, observing safe spacing. These guys can Handel it! As seating will be very limited, we will live-stream Messiah so that all may partake in this great Dallas tradition.
Dec. 31, 2020 – Vivaldi's Four Seasons
Zion Lutheran Church, 7:30PM.
Four fabulous DFW violinists, Clare Cason, Ha Dang, Stephanie Noori and Jacob Cortez, share the solo responsibilities for this great occasion, as we look forward to a more optimistic and joyful New Year. Again, we will live-stream for maximum enjoyment for New Year’s Eve.
Jan. 29 and 30, 2021 –
Arash Noori, lutenist, in recital.
The Historic Aldredge House, and a private residence, 7:00PM.
One of the great young virtuosi on lute, theorbo and Baroque guitar plays music from Paris and Venice, with collaboration of his amazingly talented wife Stephanie Noori on violin and gamba, and Artistic Director James Richman on harpsichord.
Feb. 19 and 20, 2021 –
Alto vs. Countertenor!
Historic Aldredge House, and a private residence, 7:00PM.
There is always a controversy about who sings the alto solo line – is it a countertenor, or a female alto or contralto? Hear for yourself, as two of our favorite singers, Dianna Grabowski and Daniel Bubeck, duel it out in a charming singing competition, along with some fabulous duets from the Baroque period.
Mar. 13, 2021 –
« Les caractères de la danse » with the New York Baroque Dance Company.
In 1715 the amazing Françoise Prévost, the first female choreographer (in addition to being a star dancer of the first order) created this astonishing solo for herself. Before long, it was also set by other leading ballerinas as a solo or duet. Artistic Director Catherine Turocy creates a brilliant evening of dance starting with these historical works and leading to further expression of character dancing. [Venue TBA]
April 17, 2021 –
Handel's La Resurrezione.
Zion Lutheran Church, 7:30 pm
Handel’s great early oratorio La Resurrezione, which established his reputation in Rome when it was given at the palace of Marchese Francesco Ruspoli, with the finest singers and an orchestra led by Corelli himself.
Soloists will include Anna Fredericka Poppova as Maddalena, David Grogan as Lucifer, Nicholas Garza as Cleofe, Tucker Bilodeau as San Giovanni, and Jillian Grace Anderson as the Angel. There is no chorus, except for a finale sung by all the characters.
May 8, 2021 –
James Richman, harpsichordist.
Historic Aldredge House 7pm
Our final “House Concert” for the season presents Artistic Director James Richman in a recital featuring Jean-Philippe Rameau’s harpsichord works, in conjunction with his recording of this complete oeuvre.