Boulder Bach Festival presents baroque orchestra, vocal quartet & octet, and soprano Josefien Stoppelenburg, performing exquisite works by Venetian baroque composers, including Antonio Lotti, Giovanni Gabrieli, Tarquinio Merula, Vivaldi, ending with J.S. Bach's Orchestral Suite in B Minor.
Pre-concert lecture by Mario Aschauer begins at 6:30pm, concert at 7:30
Nicholas Phan, Evangelist
Mark Diamond, Jesus
Mary Wilson, Soprano
Meg Bragle, Alto
Derek Chester, Tenor
Michael Sumuel, Bass
Houston Symphony Chorus Chamber Ensemble
Betsy Cook Weber, Director
Carole Nelson and John Markert, Directors
Antoine Plante, Conductor
Contemporaries Brahms and Bruckner came from and lived in different worlds. One of their commonalities is their interest and artistic response to the music of the (distant) past—an exploration.
Mario Aschauer, conductor
Josu de Solaun and Mario Aschauer continue their annual series of recitals celebrating Bruckner's birthday (September 4). This year's program features Bruckner's last work, his Symphony No. 9 arranged for piano 4 hands by Bruckner's students Josef Schalk and Ferdinand Loewe.
Josu de Solaun and Mario Aschauer, piano
Joined by Zachary Carrettin on his Cello da Spalla and baroque period violin, performing sonatas and glorious arias, and accompanying renowned soprano soloist Jennifer Bird-Arvidsson in an intimate exploration of rarely-heard, beautiful works from the Austrian baroque.