The drama and mystery of Mozart’s Requiem, one of his best known and most beloved works, opens Boston Baroque’s season with a cast of our audience’s favorite soloists including Boston favorite soprano Amanda Forsythe. Joining on the all-Mozart program are his joyful concert aria Exsultate, Jubilate and sweeping Symphony No. 40.
“Striving for a fresh Messiah year after year” says the Boston Globe. This annual tradition will feature soprano Ava Pine, Irish mezzo-soprano Paula Murrihy (in her Boston Baroque debut), tenor Aaron Sheehan and baritone Stephen Powell, alongside the Grammy nominated Boston Baroque Orchestra and Chorus. Conducted by Martin Pearlman, Music Director.
Sanders Theatre, Harvard University
Sunday, Dec 31
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Water Music and Selected Arias
Brandenburg Concerto No. 1
Ring in the new year in true Baroque style with Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 and Handel’s Water Music and selection of operatic arias featuring soprano Mary Wilson. All accompanied by champagne and chocolates at intermission sponsored by Cambridge Trust Company!
St. Luke Passion of 1744
Telemann wrote over 40 compositions based on the Passion texts, and his St. Luke Passion of 1744 is a quickly paced and lyrical display of his church style. Thomas Cooley and Andrew Garland sing the Evangelist and Jesus in this work that Boston Baroque has not performed since 1980.
Beethoven’s opera is a compelling story of political oppression, the fight for justice, and the triumph of love. A Boston Baroque premiere featuring an internationally renowned cast that includes Metropolitan Opera singers, tenor William Burden and soprano Wendy Bryn Harmer, in Boston’s first-ever period instrument performance of this work.
Wendy Bryn Harmersoprano as Leonore
William Burdentenor as Florestan
Kiera Duffysoprano as Marzelline
Joshua Kohltenor as Jaquino
Nathan Starkbass as Rocco
Mark Waltersbass-baritone as Don Pizarro
Brian Kontesbass as Don Fernando
Mark Streshinskystage director
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