Baroque Sundays at Three is Long Island’s leading music series dedicated to historically informed performance of early music. Concerts are offered free with a suggested goodwill donation of $10 for adults and $5 for students and seniors to offset expenses and further the study and performance of early music at Stony Brook University.
Thursdays from 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Room 0111, Music Building
BAROQUE SUNDAYS @3pm 2022-2023 ScheduleSunday, September 18, 2022
Join Duo Custos as it reimagines a
kaleidoscope of medieval sounds with
early wind instruments — recorder,
shawm, douçaine, pipe and tabor, and
bagpipe — and strings such as the harp,
vielle and rebec. This program features
songs from the 13th and 14th centuries
about beasts, including donkeys, pythons,
panthers and a host of winged creatures.
Sunday, November 13, 2022
The Stony Brook Baroque Players will
perform its annual pre-Thanksgiving
concert of vocal and instrumental music
from the 17th and 18th centuries. Stony
Brook graduate students will delight you
with their dedication to expressive and
virtuoso performances. Featured composers
will include Bach, Telemann and more.
Sunday, February 19, 2023
Music director and harpsichordist Arthur
Haas will perform one of the most iconic
works for solo keyboard from the Baroque
age — J.S. Bach’s Goldberg Variations. This
fascinating set of variations, performed
today in its original version on a twomanual
harpsichord, will delight your
mind, your eyes and ears. This is not to
Sunday, March 5, 2023
While he should have been fighting during
the Thirty Years’ War, Emperor Ferdinand III
of the Holy Roman Empire was in Prague
composing an opera. This masterpiece,
Drama Musicum, from the mid-17th
century, newly unearthed by Stony Brook
University Professor Erika Honisch,
pits earthly love against divine love. Its
beguiling tunes performed on period
instruments with singers will enchant you.
Come and see who wins.
Sunday, April 23, 2023
The Stony Brook Baroque Players once
again end the season with vocal and
instrumental music encompassing the
entire Baroque period from Italy, France,
Germany and England. This concert will
feature sacred and secular music, as well as
small and large ensembles — a delightful
way to usher in springtime at Stony Brook.
This ensemble is only open to graduate students in the Department of Music. For special consideration, please contact music director Arthur Haas.