Harpsichordist, Scholar, Educator

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2017

March 3, 2017

Music of the Baroque and Beyond

Suitte Royale, Early Music Ensemble

Featuring works by Joseph Bodin de Boismortier, Bernard de Bury, Clarles Dieupart, Guillaume Dufay, Louis de Caix d’Hervelois, and Andre Campra, and Steven Jent.

Odyssey Theatre (2055 S. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, CA  90025), 8:00 p.m.

http://www.odysseytheatre.com/music.php

 

March 22, 2017

Divergent Domains:  French Musical Portraits and German Program Music

concert exploring multiple contrasts through music by court composer Bernard de Bury and church musician Johann Kuhnau:  France and Germany; Versailles and Leipzig; secular and sacred; suite and sonata.

Sugrįžimai International Music Festival, Stasio Vainiūno namuose (Goštauto g. 2, Vilnius, Lithuania), 6:00 p.m.

http://www.lmrf.lt/events/view/2020

 

April 7, 2017

Biblical Sonatas by Johann Kuhnau and Aria with Thirty Variations (Goldberg Variations) by Johann Sebastian Bach

Historische Tasteninstrumente – Martin Schwabe (Mierendorffstraße 24, Leipzig, Germany), 7:30 p.m.

http://www.schwabe-instrument.eu/en/

 

April 25, 2017

Divergent Domains:  French Musical Portraits and German Program Music

“Les petits Concerts dans les Copeaux”

concert exploring multiple contrasts through music by court composer Bernard de Bury and church musician Johann Kuhnau:  France and Germany; Versailles and Leipzig; secular and sacred; suite and sonata.

Atelier von Nagel (20 rue Bouvier, Paris, France), 7:30 p.m.

http://www.vonnagel.paris/

 

May 9, 2017

Divergent Domains:  French Musical Portraits and German Program Music

concert exploring multiple contrasts through music by court composer Bernard de Bury and church musician Johann Kuhnau:  France and Germany; Versailles and Leipzig; secular and sacred; suite and sonata.

British Harpsichord Society at the Handel House (25 Brook Street, Mayfair, London, United Kingdom), 6:30 p.m.

https://handelhendrix.org/whats-on/british-harpsichord-society/

 

Past Events

2017

January 2017

Music of the Baroque and Beyond

Debut Concert of Suitte Royale, an early music ensemble made up of Ruta Bloomfield (harpsichord), John L. Robinson (flauto taillo), and Jim Garafalo (viola da gamba). Guest vocalist Elizabeth Laughton.

Featuring works by Joseph Bodin de Boismortier, Bernard de Bury, Clarles Dieupart, Guillaume Dufay, Louis de Caix d’Hervelois, and Andre Campra, and Steven Jent.

First Baptist Church of Glendale (Glendale, CA), 7:00 p.m.

 

2016

March 2016

J.S. Bach’s Aria with Thirty Variations, BWV 988: Performance Decisions (Lecture-Recital)

Conference of the Historical Keyboard Society of North America, Oberlin Conservatory (OH)

Jephtha Oratorios/Cantata

CGU Concerts at CST (Claremont, CA), Vocal Doctoral Recital of Clara Lee

Featuring works by G. Carissimi, Handel, De la Guerre

2015

November 2015

Music for Two Harpsichords

Con Gioia Early Music Ensemble, Guest Artist (Pasadena, CA)

Featuring L’ Apothéose de Corelli (F. Couperin), Concerto in F Major (W.F. Bach), and Concerto in A Minor (J. Krebs)

October 2015

Aria with Thirty Variations, BWV 988 by J.S. Bach

Pacific Artist Series II, Guest Artist, Fresno Pacific University (Fresno, CA)

CGU Concerts at CST, Guest Artist (Claremont, CA)

September 2015

Aria with Thirty Variations, BWV 988 by J.S. Bach

The Master’s College Faculty Recital (Santa Clarita, CA)

Faith Community Church (Santa Clarita, CA)

May 2015

Highlights from Bernard de Bury

International Conference of the Historical Keyboard Society of North America, McGill University (Montreal, Canada)

2014

July 2014

Two Movements from Suite III by Bernard de Bury

16th Biennial International Conference on Baroque Music (Salzburg, Austria)

March 2014

Joint violin and harpsichord recital with Aroussiak Baltaian (Los Angeles Philharmonic)

The Master’s College (Santa Clarita, CA)

Featuring works by J.S. Bach, Pietro Locatelli, Jean-Marie Leclair, Tomaso Albinoni, and Giuseppe Tartini.

2012

February 2012

Alpha and Omega

CGU Concerts at CST, Claremont Graduate University Concerts (Claremont CA)

The Master’s College (Santa Clarita, CA)

Faith Community Church (Santa Clarita, CA)

Featuring some of the earliest and latest music for harpsichord. Works by Martin Peerson, William Byrd, Louis Couperin, Ercole Pasquini, Giovanni Maria Trabaci, Girolamo Frescobaldi, Ivar Lunde, Gyorgy Ligeti, Harold Meltzer, Eugene Anderson

2010

October 2010

Music from Versailles: Works by Bernard de Bury

Iowa City Early Keyboard Society, Guest Artist

Featuring de Bury’s Four Suites for Harpsichord

September 2010

Music from Versailles: Works by Bernard de Bury

Point Loma Nazarene University, Guest Artist (San Diego, CA)

Featuring de Bury’s Four Suites for Harpsichord

February 2010

Biblical Sonatas and Bach

The Master’s College (Santa Clarita, CA)

Featuring Chromatic Fantasy and Fugue and Capriccio in Bb (J.S. Bach), works by Johann Kuhnau, and two Biblical sonatas

2009

November 2009

Music from Versailles: Works by Bernard de Bury

Midday Music at Mudd concert series presented jointly by Claremont Graduate University and Claremont School of Theology (Claremont, CA)

Featuring de Bury’s Four Suites for Harpsichord

April 2009

Collegium Musicum: Chamber concert

Friday at Noon Concert Series, Claremont Colleges (Claremont, CA).

Featuring works by Matthew Locke, Nicola Matteis, Henry Purcell, William Boyce, and George Frederic Handel

February 2009

Four Suites by Bernard de Bury

The Master’s College (Santa Clarita, CA)

The first performance of the Four Suites outside of France since the eighteenth century

2008

November 2008

Collegium Musicum: Chamber Music from 17th Century Italy

Friday at Noon Concert Series, Claremont Colleges (Claremont, CA)

Featuring works by Andrea Falconieri, Giovanni Battista Vitali, Domenico Gabrielli, and Biagio Marini

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