Baroque Sundays at Three

Arthur Haas, Music Director

2017 Performance Schedule 

Sunday, October 22, 2017, 3 pm

Lutenist Jason Priset, a Stony Brook alumnus, and the versatile soprano Emily Eagen bring a concert of gems from Elizabethan and Jacobean England, as well as an offering of 17th-century European solo songs. In keeping with the improvisatory spirit of the Baroque era, a few 20th-century classics from the jazz catalog will be performed as well. 
Tickets: Free admission • RH

Sunday, November 19, 2017, 3 pm

The Stony Brook Baroque Players will usher in the holiday season with vocal and instrumental masterpieces from the entire Baroque period. Don’t miss this traditional autumnal treat featuring our cream-of-the-crop graduate students from the Stony Brook Department of Music.
Tickets: Free admission • RH

Sunday, February 11, 2018, 3 pm

The Parnassus Historical Dance Ensemble presents the glorious music of French Baroque opera with the original dances by the ballet masters of the royal court and theater. You will be awed by the deft footwork, dramatic gestures and lavish costumes of one of New York’s premier historical dance companies, accompanied by a period instrument band. 
Tickets: Free admission • RH

Friday, March 2, 2018, 8 pm & Sunday, March 4, 2018, 3 pm

Stony Brook Opera joins with the Stony Brook Baroque Players to present a staged production of Rameau’s celebrated Pygmalion, an opera-ballet in one act, based on the story of Pygmalion from Ovid’s “Metamorphoses.” Arthur Haas conducts the Stony Brook Opera cast and Stony Brook Baroque Players; Catherine Turocy directs. 
Tickets: $10/$5 • RH

Sunday, April 22, 2018, 3 pm

The Stony Brook Baroque Players brings its season to a rousing finale with vocal and instrumental treasures featuring virtuoso graduate students performing music from the early 17th century to the late Baroque.
Tickets: Free admission • RH


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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