Baroque Ensemble

Arthur Haas, Music Director 

Sunday, October 19, 3 pm
Our first concert of the season features alumni Hsuan-Wen Chen, harpsichord; Jason Priset, theorbo; and friends in a delightful afternoon of 17th- and 18th-century instrumental chamber music. This young dynamic group has thrilled audiences all over the East Coast and Taiwan. Please join us for this rousing season opener.

Sunday, November 23, 3 pm
The award-winning Stony Brook Baroque
Players under the direction of Arthur Haas
will once again present a program of vocal and instrumental chamber music from the four corners of Europe, spanning the entire Baroque period. These young virtuosi — cream of the crop of Stony Brook’s graduate students — will perform on both period and modern instruments. This will be a wonderful beginning to Thanksgiving and the holiday season. Don’t miss it!

Sunday, February 8, 3 pm
Brilliant Baroque flutist Sang Joon Park, an alum of Stony Brook’s graduate music program, brings his awe-inspiring group, including viola da gamba and harpsichord, to our series. Featured will be the music of Jean-Philippe Rameau, C.P.E. Bach and little-known treasures from the Spanish Baroque.

Sunday, March 8, 3 pm
Baroque violinist par excellence Amelia Roosevelt and harpsichordist Gabriel Shuford will present an afternoon of early and late Baroque music, featuring fiery sonatas from early 17th century Italy and a duo sonata by J.S. Bach
(to celebrate the master’s 330th birthday).

Sunday, April 19, 3 pm
We end our season with the Stony Brook Baroque Players reaching for heights of brilliance and expressivity. Graduate student singers and instrumentalists under the direction of Arthur Haas will delight and move you with virtuoso sonatas, dances and love songs from the Baroque era.

October 23
    Gabe Shuford, harpsichord extraordinaire, and winner of the 2011 Samuel Baron Award, presents a chamber music program of instrumental music from the 17th and 18th centuries.   His fingers and heart will delight and move you. 

November 20
    Stony Brook Baroque Players, featuring the early music stars of the future, presents a virtuoso program of vocal and instrumental music bridging the entire Baroque era.  These graduate and undergraduate students will amaze you with their enthusiasm and mastery of the style. 

February 19
    Flying Forms – The brilliant new group, led by distinguished Baroque violinist, Marc Levine, and harpsichordist, Tami Morse, both graduates of the Stony Brook music department features some of the finest young talent in America today performing music from all corners of the Baroque age. 

March 18
    Sang Joon Park – One of the greatest Baroque flautists of his generation, and past winner of the Samuel Baron Award brings his new group, Aula Harmoniae to the Staller Center.  Featured will be French Baroque masterpieces and newly discovered Spanish flute repertoire. 

April 29
    Stony Brook Baroque Players, made up of the cream of the crop of graduate and undergraduate students from the music department end our series with vocal and instrumental gems from Monteverdi through to Bach and beyond.  Don’t miss this great treat for the ears. 
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