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April 2019

Free

J.S. Bach Johannespassion, BWV 245

April 15, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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, and textual richness. Soloists will include Dennis Shuman, Jonas Budris, Wee Kiat Chia, Christopher Humbert, Matthew Cramer, Elizabeth McConnaughey, and Margaret Wells. Kevin Jones will…

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$10 – $30

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

April 27, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

TICKETS $10-$30 All ticket prices are $5 more at the box office. “Revered like rock stars within the early music scene” –New York Times Program: Stile Moderno: New Music from 17th-century Italy 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 virtuosi Julie Andrijeski and Robert Mealy,…

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May 2019

$11.49

“Going for Baroque” with Four Nations Ensemble & Amor Artis

May 18, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Joined by the virtuosi of the Four Nations Ensemble, the singers of Amor Artis present an early evening concert of psalms and sonatas by Baroque masters Handel, Monteverdi, Buxtehude, Telemann, Rosenmüller, and Stradella. Festive psalm settings and vocal trios will be performed alongside gorgeous instrumental sonatas. TICKETS

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$27.78

Chatham Baroque at Piccolo Spoleto 2019

May 25, 2019 - May 31, 2019

Chatham Baroque: Andrew Fouts (violin) Patricia Halverson (viola da gamba) Scott Pauley (theorbo & baroque guitar)   All performances will be held at St. Philip’s Church 142 Church St. Charleston, SC 29401   Program   Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 3:00PM – The Glories of Handel Soprano Pascale Beaudin makes her Piccolo Spoleto debut in this stunning program that features Georg Frederic Handel’s “Gloria” for soprano and strings. The program also includes the delightful “Softly sweet in Lydian Measures” and…

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September 2019

Free – $8

PB&J: Say Darlin’ Say

September 7, 2019

Chatham Baroque presents Peanut Butter & Jam Sessions – Saturday morning musical adventures especially for preschool children and their grown-ups. Saturday, September 7 Say Darlin’ Say with guest Ellen Gozion, vocals and banjo Kicking off a new season of PB&J with our friend Ellen, a banjo she’ll play. Shows at 10:00 AM & 11:30 AM at Calvary Episcopal Church in McClintic Hall Tickets: $8 Adults / $5 Children / FREE for Children 2 & Under TICKETS – 10:00 AM TICKETS…

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$30

Chatham Baroque at Hyde Hall

September 15, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

A Mediterranean Odyssey Sunday, September 15, 5:30 PM Hyde Hall, Cooperstown, NY Price: $30 TICKETS Join Chatham Baroque for a whirlwind tour of the Mediterranean and enjoy graceful minuets from France, lively ciaconnas from Italy, and sultry jacaras from Spain.

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$10 – $30

The Four Nations Ensemble & Chatham Baroque @ Westminster Presbyterian Church

September 20, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Foreign Accents Sonatas and Cantatas by Bach, Handel, and Scarlatti Friday, September 20, 7:30 PM Westminster Presbyterian Church, Upper St. Clair (more info) Other concerts Saturday and Sunday. Price: $10–$30 Tickets cost $5 more at the concert. TICKETS SUBSCRIPTIONS The season begins with a special joint presentation on both the Renaissance & Baroque and Chatham Baroque series. The Four Nations Ensemble and Chatham Baroque unite to explore works written by some of the Baroque’s most famous vocal composers in languages…

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$10 – $30

The Four Nations Ensemble & Chatham Baroque @ Synod Hall

September 21, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Foreign Accents Sonatas and Cantatas by Bach, Handel, and Scarlatti Saturday, September 21, 8:00 PM Synod Hall, Oakland (more info) Other concerts Friday and Sunday. Price: $10–$30 Tickets cost $5 more at the concert. TICKETS SUBSCRIPTIONS The season begins with a special joint presentation on both the Renaissance & Baroque and Chatham Baroque series. The Four Nations Ensemble and Chatham Baroque unite to explore works written by some of the Baroque’s most famous vocal composers in languages and styles beyond…

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$10 – $30

The Four Nations Ensemble & Chatham Baroque @ Campbell Memorial Chapel

September 22, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Foreign Accents Sonatas and Cantatas by Bach, Handel, and Scarlatti Sunday, September 22, 2:30 PM Campbell Memorial Chapel, Chatham University (more info) Other concerts Friday and Saturday. Price: $10–$30 Tickets cost $5 more at the concert. TICKETS SUBSCRIPTIONS The season begins with a special joint presentation on both the Renaissance & Baroque and Chatham Baroque series. The Four Nations Ensemble and Chatham Baroque unite to explore works written by some of the Baroque’s most famous vocal composers in languages and…

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October 2019

$10 – $30

Sylvia Berry

October 5, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Haydn in London Classical Sonatas on an Original 1806 Fortepiano Saturday, October 5, 8 PM 5 PM lecture/fortepiano demonstration Synod Hall, Oakland (more info) Price: $10–$30 Tickets cost $5 more at the concert. TICKETS SUBSCRIPTIONS One of North America’s leading exponents of the fortepiano, Sylvia Berry makes her Pittsburgh debut with sonatas by Haydn, Clementi, and J.C. Bach, and Beethoven’s Variations on “God Save the King,” performed on an original John Broadwood & Son fortepiano. For a time, Haydn lived…

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Free – $8

PB&J: Miss Melody meets Mr. Harmony

October 12, 2019

Chatham Baroque presents Peanut Butter & Jam Sessions – Saturday morning musical adventures especially for preschool children and their grown-ups. Saturday, October 12 Miss Melody meets Mr. Harmony Melody, harmony, rhythm combine, it’s just like magic and truly sublime. Shows at 10:00 AM & 11:30 AM at Calvary Episcopal Church in McClintic Hall Tickets: $8 Adults / $5 Children / FREE for Children 2 & Under TICKETS – 10:00 AM TICKETS – 11:30 AM Especially for preschool children and their…

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Free

RADical Days 2019 – Chatham Baroque with WQED-FM

October 12, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Free Admission (no registration required) An all ages concert of spirited music by well known Baroque masters Bach and Corelli, as well as lesser known greats Buxtehude and Castello.  Featuring Andrew Fouts (violin), Patricia Halverson (viola da gamba), and Scott Pauley (theorbo) performing in the beautiful, light-filled, and acoustically superb Hicks Memorial Chapel at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. The program will be recorded live by WQED-FM and the station’s host Jim Cunningham will lead a lively musical discussion after the performance.…

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$100

“Porpora Rivals & Disciples” with Four Nations Ensemble

October 26, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Nicola Porpora, born in Naples, teacher to the greatest singers of Europe (including Farinelli) and competition to Handel in London exerted influence in Naples, Venice, London and Vienna.  Handel was his competition and Haydn was his lackey.  No composer wrote more beautifully for the voice and his cello concerto is a little known masterwork or lyricism.  Join Loretta with Pascale Beaudin and the Four Nations Ensemble in this tour of 18th century musical Europe with Vivaldi, Handel, Haydn and Porpora.…

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November 2019

Free – $8

PB&J: The Airy Violin: Music of Henry Purcell

November 16, 2019

Chatham Baroque presents Peanut Butter & Jam Sessions – Saturday morning musical adventures especially for preschool children and their grown-ups. Sat. November 16 The Airy Violin: Music of Henry Purcell with guests Jay Carter, countertenor, and Evan Few, violin A great countertenor sings music by Purcell for PB&J (as an extra rehearsal). Shows at 10:00 AM & 11:30 AM at Calvary Episcopal Church in McClintic Hall Tickets: $8 Adults / $5 Children / FREE for Children 2 & Under TICKETS…

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$10 – $30

Chatham Baroque – Welcome to All the Pleasures @ Synod Hall

November 16, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Welcome to All the Pleasures Henry Purcell’s Odes to Saint Cecilia Saturday, November 16, 8:00 PM Synod Hall, Oakland (more info) One other concert on Sunday. Price: $10–$30 Tickets cost $5 more at the concert. TICKETS Chatham Baroque welcomes Pittsburgh Camerata, under the direction of Mark Anderson, and countertenor Jay Carter for a colossal program featuring Henry Purcell’s radiant choral music composed in homage to the patron saint of music, Saint Cecilia. Joining the choir are trumpets, tympani, oboes, recorders,…

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$10 – $30

Chatham Baroque – Welcome to All the Pleasures @ Campbell Memorial Chapel

November 17, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Welcome to All the Pleasures Henry Purcell’s Odes to Saint Cecilia Sunday, November 17, 2:30 PM Campbell Memorial Chapel, Chatham University (more info) One other concert on Saturday. Price: $10–$30 Tickets cost $5 more at the concert. TICKETS Chatham Baroque welcomes Pittsburgh Camerata, under the direction of Mark Anderson, and countertenor Jay Carter for a colossal program featuring Henry Purcell’s radiant choral music composed in homage to the patron saint of music, Saint Cecilia. Joining the choir are trumpets, tympani,…

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December 2019

$10 – $30

Chatham Baroque – Capriccio Stravagante @ St. Nicholas Church

December 5, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Capriccio Stravagante

Capriccio Stravagante Imaginative String Music from the 16th and 17th Centuries Thursday, December 5, 7:30 PM St. Nicholas Church, Millvale (more info) This concert is hosted by the Society to Preserve the Millvale Murals of Maxo Vanka. There will be a docent-led tour of Vanka’s murals within St. Nicholas Church at 6:30 PM. Other concerts Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Price: $10–$30 Tickets cost $5 more at the concert. TICKETS View the program booklet Celebrate the season with Chatham Baroque and…

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$10 – $30

Chatham Baroque – Capriccio Stravagante @ Westminster Presbyterian Church

December 6, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Capriccio Stravagante

Capriccio Stravagante Imaginative String Music from the 16th and 17th Centuries Friday, December 6, 7:30 PM Westminster Presbyterian Church, Upper St. Clair (more info) Other concerts Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday. Price: $10–$30 Tickets cost $5 more at the concert. TICKETS View the program booklet Celebrate the season with Chatham Baroque and indulge in Arcadian sonic delights with a sumptuous ensemble of two violins, viola, viola da gamba, and the rich sonorities of two theorbos. This rollicking, pastoral program includes Arcangelo…

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$10 – $30

Chatham Baroque – Capriccio Stravagante @ Hicks Memorial Chapel

December 7, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Capriccio Stravagante

Capriccio Stravagante Imaginative String Music from the 16th and 17th Centuries Saturday, December 7, 8:00 PM Hicks Memorial Chapel, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, East Liberty (more info) Other concerts Thursday, Friday, and Sunday. Price: $10–$30 Tickets cost $5 more at the concert. TICKETS View the program booklet Celebrate the season with Chatham Baroque and indulge in Arcadian sonic delights with a sumptuous ensemble of two violins, viola, viola da gamba, and the rich sonorities of two theorbos. This rollicking, pastoral program…

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$10 – $30

Chatham Baroque – Capriccio Stravagante @ Campbell Memorial Chapel

December 8, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Capriccio Stravagante

Capriccio Stravagante Imaginative String Music from the 16th and 17th Centuries Sunday, December 8, 2:30 PM Campbell Memorial Chapel, Chatham University, Shadyside (more info) Other concerts Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. Price: $10–$30 Tickets cost $5 more at the concert. TICKETS View the program booklet Celebrate the season with Chatham Baroque and indulge in Arcadian sonic delights with a sumptuous ensemble of two violins, viola, viola da gamba, and the rich sonorities of two theorbos. This rollicking, pastoral program includes Arcangelo…

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$10

Messiah, with Calvary Choir and soloists

December 13, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

The Friends of Music at Calvary present MESSIAH by Georg Friderich Handel. Friday, December 13, 2019 at 7:30 PM A donation of $10 is requested at the door Join us for Pittsburgh’s only complete performance of Handel’s most-beloved oratorio, presented on original instruments led by Chatham Baroque and the Calvary Choir and soloists, all directed by Alan Lewis.

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Free – $8

PB&J: Sing we Noël

December 14, 2019

Chatham Baroque presents Peanut Butter & Jam Sessions – Saturday morning musical adventures especially for preschool children and their grown-ups. Saturday, December 14 Sing we Noël For our annual holiday singalong show We’ll sing songs like “White Christmas” and “Let it Snow.” Soprano Pascale Beaudin joins Chatham Baroque for a holiday edition of PB&J. Shows at 10:00 AM & 11:30 AM at Calvary Episcopal Church in McClintic Hall Tickets: $8 Adults / $5 Children / FREE for Children 2 &…

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January 2020

Free – $8

PB&J: What has teeth and plays music?

January 4

Chatham Baroque presents Peanut Butter & Jam Sessions – Saturday morning musical adventures especially for preschool children and their grown-ups. Saturday, January 4 What has teeth and plays music? with guest George Schnakenberg, musical saw Both sharp and in tune, it has teeth but no jaw, It’s George Schnakenberg’s musical saw! Shows at 10:00 AM & 11:30 AM at Calvary Episcopal Church in McClintic Hall Tickets: $8 Adults / $5 Children / FREE for Children 2 & Under TICKETS –…

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$10 – $30

Sequentia

January 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Charms, Riddles, and Elegies of the Medieval Northlands Tuesday, January 14, 7:30 PM PNC Theatre at Point Park University’s Pittsburgh Playhouse, downtown (venue/parking info) Sung in Old English, Old High German, Old Icelandic, and Latin with supertitles Run time approx. 85 minutes, no intermission Cash bar for an hour after the performance On Wednesday, January 15, 2020, three lecture-performances on topics related to the performance of medieval music will be offered by members of Sequentia at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. These…

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Free

Sequentia: three lecture-performances at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary

January 15 @ 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Free and open to the public Wednesday, January 15, 2020, 1:30 PM – 5 PM James Knox Room, George A. Long Hall, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary 616 N. Highland Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206 RSVP (not required, but appreciated) Three lecture-performances will be offered by members of medieval music ensemble Sequentia. Recognized as one of the world’s most respected and innovative ensembles for medieval music, Sequentia is an international group of singers and instrumentalists—united in Paris under the direction of the legendary…

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$52

Pittsburgh Opera: Handel’s Alcina

January 25 - February 2

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February 2020

$10 – $30

Chatham Baroque – The Art of the Trio @ Westminster Presbyterian Church

February 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The Art of the Trio Friday, February 14, 7:30 PM Westminster Presbyterian Church, Upper St. Clair (more info) Other concerts on Saturday and Sunday. Price: $10–$30 Tickets cost $5 more at the concert. TICKETS Interview with Jim Cunningham on Classical WQED-FM 89.3 Chatham Baroque’s annual concert in celebration of the collective virtuosity, talent, and teamwork of artistic directors Andrew Fouts, Patricia Halverson, and Scott Pauley as they continue their boundless exploration of intimate chamber music from the Baroque and beyond. Highlights include sonatas by…

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Free – $8

PB&J: Meet the Viola d’amore… the true romantic!

February 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Chatham Baroque presents Peanut Butter & Jam Sessions – Saturday morning musical adventures especially for preschool children and their grown-ups. Saturday, February 15 Meet the Viola d’amore… the true romantic! with guest Paul Miller, viola d’amore A rare chance to hear the “viola of love” with strings down below and strings up above. Paul Miller is a music theorist and a performer specializing in music of the 17th, 18th and 20th centuries. Before joining the musicianship department of the Mary…

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$10 – $30

Chatham Baroque – The Art of the Trio @ East Liberty Presbyterian Church

February 15 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Art of the Trio Saturday, February 15, 8:00 PM East Liberty Presbyterian Church Chapel (more info) Other concerts on Friday and Sunday. Price: $10–$30 Tickets cost $5 more at the concert. TICKETS Interview with Jim Cunningham on Classical WQED-FM 89.3 Chatham Baroque’s annual concert in celebration of the collective virtuosity, talent, and teamwork of artistic directors Andrew Fouts, Patricia Halverson, and Scott Pauley as they continue their boundless exploration of intimate chamber music from the Baroque and beyond. Highlights include sonatas by Antonio…

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$10 – $30

Chatham Baroque – The Art of the Trio @ Campbell Memorial Chapel

February 16 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

The Art of the Trio Sunday, February 16, 2:30 PM | 1:30 PM Pre-concert talk Campbell Memorial Chapel, Chatham University (more info) Other concerts on Friday and Saturday. Price: $10–$30 Tickets cost $5 more at the concert. TICKETS Interview with Jim Cunningham on Classical WQED-FM 89.3 Chatham Baroque’s annual concert in celebration of the collective virtuosity, talent, and teamwork of artistic directors Andrew Fouts, Patricia Halverson, and Scott Pauley as they continue their boundless exploration of intimate chamber music from the Baroque and beyond.…

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