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Friday, October 20 — 7:30 p.m.
String Quartets by Debussy, Mozart & Grieg
“… an enviable balance of abandon and discipline.” — American Record Guide
Matthias Lingenfelder & Jens Oppermann, violins; Stewart Eaton, viola; Andreas Arndt, cello. The internationally renowned Auryn Quartet (named after the amulet that grants intuition in Michael Ende’s novel, The Neverending Story) traverses the breadth of the string quartet repertoire from Mozart’s classical beauty to Debussy’s sensuous harmonies and Grieg’s soulful passion. Website.
Friday, December 1 — 7:30 p.m.
Starry Night: A Candlelight Holiday Celebration
“They sing beautifully … with a glistening tone and precise intonation.” — The LA Times
Cristi Catt, soprano; Laurie Monahan, mezzo soprano; Daniela Tošić, alto. Guest artist James Falzone, clarinet. The versatile vocal ensemble Tapestry, based in Boston, has established an international reputation for bold conceptual programs combining medieval and traditional repertory with contemporary compositions. Music by Hildegard von Bingen, Patricia van Ness, Alan Hohvaness and Claude Debussy.
Friday, February 9 — 7:30 p.m.
Washington Cornett & Sackbutt Ensemble
Festive Music for Early Brass and Voices
“…a beautiful display of virtuosity.” — The Washington Post
Directed by Michael Holmes with St. Paul’s Senior Choir (Keith Reas, Director). Among the premiere groups of its kind in North America, the Washington Cornett & Sackbutt Ensemble, directed by Michael Holmes, performs on historic instruments that comprised the standard brass ensemble of the late Renaissance and early Baroque. St. Paul’s Senior Choir is featured in this magnificently unique concert experience.
Tuesday, April 10 — 7:30 p.m.
Ancient Songs, Chants, and Hymns: Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Estonian Independence
“… gorgeous melodies delivered with pure, ringing unisons and beautifully balanced harmonies, colored by free, deftly woven ornaments.” — The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
The world renowned a capella vocal ensemble from Estonia, directed by Margo Kõlar, has enthralled audiences with early polyphonic sacred music, as well as its original compositions based on Estonian folklore. Website.
Sunday, April 29 — 4:00 p.m.
The Glory of France
Back by popular demand! Chattanooga native Jenelle Anderson West, Baroque flute, joins violinists James Andrewes and Marie-Elise McNee, cellist Eric Smith, and organist/harpsichordist Lenora McCroskey in an exciting program of elegant music by Joseph Boudin de Boismortier, François Couperin, Jean-Marie Leclaire, and others.