Chatham Baroque

Chatham Baroque

September 29 - 30, 2012

“Chatham Baroque rocks, dude.” San Antonio Express-News

One of America’s most popular and virtuosic early music ensembles, Chatham Baroque enthralls audiences with dazzling technique and inspiring artistry. The five musicians perform with baroque violin, viola da gamba, theorbo, baroque guitar, and percussion.

Saturday Salon Concert, September 29, 2012
7:00 p.m. Westby Pavilion
“Mediterranean Odyssey”
Music from Italy by Arcangelo Corelli and Antonio Vivaldi
French dances by Jean-Fery Rebel and Jean-Baptiste Lully
Chatham Baroque’s own arrangements of popular dances from Spain and Latin America
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Sunday,  September 30, 2012
3:00 p.m. Williams Theatre
2:15 p.m. Preconcert Lecture
“Fresh Ayre”
A musical portrait of London at the turn of the 18th century with works by George Frederic Handel, Henry Purcell, John Playford, and Nicola Matteis
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Listen Now

CMT’s musicologist Jason Heilman has handpicked the following CDs as the best way to preview the excellent music coming live to Tulsa on the CMT 2012-2013 season.  When you purchase music using these links, ArkivMusic will donate a portion of the proceeds to Chamber Music Tulsa.  Thank you for supporting our chamber music concerts and local educational programs!

Chatham Baroque presents a unique concert experience with many seldom-heard works from the sixteenth to the eighteenth centuries. For advance listening, we recommend:

Music by Nicola Matteis:
-       The Scotch Humour / Chatham Baroque
Music by Gaspar Sanz:
-       Españoleta / Chatham Baroque
Music by Santiago de Mercia:
-       Sol y Sombra – Baroque Music of Latin America / Chatham Baroque
Purcell, Sonata VI in G Minor, etc.:
-       Purcell: Sonatas & Theatre Music / Chatham Baroque
Handel, Sonata Op. 5, No. 4:
-       Pachelbel – Bach – Handel – Vivaldi / Musica Antiqua Köln – Goebel