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Chatham Baroque, Inc.

Upcoming Events

A Concert Celebrating the 334th Birthday of Johann Sebastian Bach

Conductor Don Franklin, Chatham Baroque, and other special guests come together for this FREE annual concert (and cake reception) in celebration of J.S. Bach’s birthday. Read the TribLIVE article about the event   Program: Double concerto for violin and oboe BWV 1060R Andrew Fouts, violin Sarah Huebsch, oboe Mache dich, mein Geist, bereit Cantata 115 […]

Chatham Baroque: From Battles to Ballets @ Upper St. Clair

In memory of Emily Norman Davidson. This program of seventeenth-century music by Heinrich Biber, Phillip Jakob Rittler, and Johann Heinrich Schmelzer deploys a veritable army of musicians. A band of two baroque trumpets, nine strings, continuo, and percussion explores the exhilarating, programmatic music of armed conflict known as battalia, in contrast with the beauty and […]

PB&J: Shake, Rattle and Roll – April 6

Shows at 10:00 AM & 11:30 AM at Calvary Episcopal Church in McClintic Hall Plan to come early and sit very near, Percussionist Danny Mallon is here!   Adults: $8 Children: $5 2-&-Under: FREE   TICKETS See all PB&J events With guest: Danny Mallon Listen. Play. Laugh. Learn. Chatham Baroque’s wildly popular Peanut Butter & Jam Sessions are […]

  • Saturday, Apr 6th, 2019 - 12:00 AM

  • Calvary Episcopal Church

Chatham Baroque: From Battles to Ballets @ Synod Hall

In memory of Emily Norman Davidson. This program of seventeenth-century music by Heinrich Biber, Phillip Jakob Rittler, and Johann Heinrich Schmelzer deploys a veritable army of musicians. A band of two baroque trumpets, nine strings, continuo, and percussion explores the exhilarating, programmatic music of armed conflict known as battalia, in contrast with the beauty and […]

Chatham Baroque: From Battles to Ballets @ Chatham University

In memory of Emily Norman Davidson. This program of seventeenth-century music by Heinrich Biber, Phillip Jakob Rittler, and Johann Heinrich Schmelzer deploys a veritable army of musicians. A band of two baroque trumpets, nine strings, continuo, and percussion explores the exhilarating, programmatic music of armed conflict known as battalia, in contrast with the beauty and […]

Handel’s Messiah with Pittsburgh Camerata

Although popular in December, the premiere performance took place at Easter-time in Dublin on April 13, 1742. Our performance matches this time-frame, and offers an opportunity to hear this profound work at this unique time of the year. Handel scored his sacred oratorio for modest forces, both for chorus and instruments, offering optional settings to […]

J.S. Bach Johannespassion, BWV 245

The First Church Choir is joined by soloists and the period instrument ensemble Chatham Baroque, to present Bach’s monumental Johannespassion, BWV 245. The St. John Passion, first sung on Good Friday in 1724 at the Nikolaikirche in Leipzig, is one of two surviving passions by Bach. It is a work of incredible scope, musical beauty, […]

Quicksilver–Stile Moderno: New music from 17th-century Italy

“Revered like rock stars in the early music scene” –New York Times Quicksilver’s Stile Moderno examines modern music as it was invented by virtuoso instrumental composers in 17th-century Italy. It is also an exploration of those composers’ new invention, the sonata: a pure instrumental work, with no agenda but imagination. Led by co-directors and violin […]

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Mission Statement

The Mission of Chatham Baroque is to connect diverse audiences to the passion and depth of the music of the Middle Ages, Renaissance, Baroque, and Early Classical periods through vivid and compelling performances and educational experiences.