The Well-Tempered Ear

Classical music: The Wisconsin Baroque Ensemble will perform music of Vivaldi, Monteverdi, Clari, Lully and Marais this Saturday night in Madison.

October 11, 2012
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REMINDER:  On this Saturday afternoon, the UW Choral Collage will perform a FREE concert at 4 p.m. in Mills Hall. Sorry, no word yet on the program.

By Jacob Stockinger

The Wisconsin Baroque Ensemble will perform a concert of baroque vocal and instrumental chamber music from France and Italy on period instruments this Saturday night at 8 p.m.

The concert will be held at the historical landmark, the Gates of Heaven synagogue (below) in James Madison Park, 300 E. Gorham St., in downtown Madison.

The program includes Monteverdi’s “Eccomi pronta ai bacci” and “Parlo misero o taccio”; Vivaldi’s Sonata in G minor for violoncello and basso continuo, RV 42; Clari’s “Si lodi pur amore”; Lully’s “Regina coeli” and “Dixit Dominus”; and Marais’ “Pièces de violes,” Book 3, Nos. 92-100

Tickets at the door are: $15 for adults, $10 for students.

The WBE musicians, most of them will local ties, are: Gerrod Pagenkopf – counter tenor; Mimmi Fulmer – soprano; Consuelo Sañudo – mezzo-soprano; Eric Miller – viola da gamba, baroque cello; Anton TenWolde – baroque cello; and Max Yount – harpsichord.

You can visit the ensemble’s new web site at www.wisconsinbaroque.org

Here is the Wisconsin Baroque Ensemble performing a slow movement by Telemann on a YouTube video:


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