2016-2017 Season

2016
SEASON OPENER
August 24, 7 pm
Twin Cities Early Music Festival
Italianate Germans & Germanic Italians

The Schubert Club | The Landmark Center
Sahar Hassan (mezzo-soprano), Phillip Rukavina & Paul Berget (lutes) and Mary Virginia Burke (gamba), Ginna Watson (violin) & Chris Brown (bass) present Italianate Germans & Germanic Italians, focusing on the exchange of musical styles, forms and influences that came about when Italians worked in Germany and Germans studied in Italy. The group will present music from the 17th century, when creative traffic, back and forth between the two countries, truly took off in the course of cultural tourism.
Schubert Club Recital Room
302 Landmark Center, 2nd Floor
75 W 5th Street
Saint Paul, MN 55102
General Admission $15 | Student $10 | 12 & Under $5

 

October 15

St. Paul Classical Crawl

The Ensemble will perform four times between 2:00–4:00 P.M.

15-minute performances on the hour and half hour
Sponsored by the Baroque Room

Lowertown Saint Paul

 

October 22, 7:30

A Grand Tour
Chamber Music in the Baroque Room
Featuring Sahar Hassan (mezzo-soprano), Phillip Rukavina & Paul Berget (lutes), Ginna Watson (violin) and Mary Virginia Burke (gamba)

Presenting music of the 17th century, the Ensemble travels between London and Paris, from the Isles to the Continent: Across the Channel and backexploring music of English and French masters. We continue our journey with Italianate Germans and Germanic Italiansfocusing on the exchange of musical styles, forms and influences that came about when Italian composers, worked in Germany and Germans studied in Italy, while creative traffic, between the two countries, truly took off in the course of cultural tourism. The program to include works of Purcell, Lambert, and Ballard, as well as Kaiser, Kapsberger, Walther and Weiss. 

The Baroque room
275 4th St E #280

Saint Paul, MN 55101
General Admission $20 | Senior/Student $15 |12 & Under $10

 

November 17, 7:30pm

Italianate Germans & Germanic Italians
Lute Café

Sahar Hassan (mezzo-soprano), Phillip Rukavina & Paul Berget (lutes) and Mary Virginia Burke (gamba), Ginna Watson (violin) & Chris Brown (bass) present Italianate Germans & Germanic Italians, focusing on the exchange of musical styles, forms and influences that came about when Italians worked in Germany and Germans studied in Italy. The group will present music from the 17th century, when creative traffic, back and forth between the two countries, truly took off in the course of cultural tourism.
Immanuel Lutheran Church
104 Snelling Ave S,
Saint Paul, MN 55105
General Admission $15 | Senior/Student $10

 

2017

March 9, 12pm

Frenemies
Schubert Club Courtroom Concerts

Sahar Hassan (mezzo-soprano), Phillip Rukavina & Paul Berget (lutes), Ginna Watson (violin) and Mary Virginia Burke (gamba)

Presenting music of the 17th century, the Ensemble travels between London and Paris, from the Isles to the Continent: Across the Channel and backexploring music of English and French masters. We continue our journey with Italianate Germans and Germanic Italiansfocusing on the exchange of musical styles, forms and influences that came about when Italian composers worked in Germany and Germans studied in Italy, while creative traffic, between the two countries, truly took off in the course of cultural tourism. The program to include works of Purcell, Lambert and Ballard, as well as Castaldi, Kapsberger, Keiser, Walther and Weiss.

Schubert Club
302 Landmark Center, 3rd Floor
75 W 5th Street
Saint Paul, MN 55102
FREE ADMISSION

 

March 25, 8pm
An American Salon
St. Mark’s Music Series

Sahar Hassan (mezzo-soprano), Helen Chang (violin), Jane Crods-O’Hara (cello), Chris Brown (bass) and Oleg Levin (piano) present music of Thomas, Ives, Weill, Barber, Gershwin, Schoenfield, Kapustin, Santoliquido and Poulenc.

St. Mark’s episcopal Cathedral
519 Oak Grove St, Minneapolis, MN 55403

General admission $10

Reception to follow the concert
&
March 26, 3:00pm
Chamber Music in the Baroque Room

The Baroque room
275 4th St E #280

Saint Paul, MN 55101
General admission $20 | Senior/Student $15 | 12 & Under $10

 

April 28, 8pm

Frenemies
Sundin Music Hall

Sahar Hassan (mezzo-soprano), Phillip Rukavina (Theorbo), Paul Berget (Theorbo, lute & gamba) & Mary Virginia Burke (gamba)

What did Italy, France and Germany have in common?

They were frenemies! Sometimes they got along and sometimes they didn’t.
Presenting music of the 17th century, the Ensemble focuses on the exchange of musical styles, forms and influences that came about, while creative traffic, between the three countries, truly took off in the course of cultural tourism.
The program to include works of Lambert and Ballard & Moulinié, as well as Castoldi, Kapsberger, Keiser and Weiss.

Sundin Music Hall

1531 Hewitt Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55104
General admission $20 | Students $10

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