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2003 Festival

Operatic Centerpiece

Ariadne

Music by Johann Georg Conradi (?–1699)
Libretto by Christian Heinrich Postel (1658–1705)

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Festival Concerts

Giuliano Carmignola, violin

Andrea Marcon, harpsichord
Bach and the Italian Influence

The Newberry Consort

directed by Mary Springfels
Piffaro, The Renaissance Band

directed by Joan Kimball & Robert Wiemken
with Ian Honeyman, tenor
The City and the Songbook: Germany and the Renaissance

Ariadne Baroque Orchestra
featuring Ariadne soloists and the Handel and Haydn Society Chorus
Lustiger Mischmasch: Choice Orchestral Jewels of the Baroque

Hille Perl, viola da gamba
Alexander Weimann, harpsichord
...per la viola da gamba...

The Tölzer Knabenchor

directed by Gerhard Schmidt-Gaden
with guest artists from Concerto Palatino
Motets from Heinrich Schütz’s Geistliche Chormusik, 1648

Concerto Palatino

directed by Bruce Dickey and Charles Toet
Wagner and Strauss: Sacred Music of the Viennese Early Baroque

The Tallis Scholars

directed by Peter Phillips
Josquin’s influence on the German-speaking world:

Music of Ludwig Senfl, Heinrich Isaac, and Josquin Desprez

REBEL
with Matthias Maute, recorder

directed by Jörg-Michael Schwarz and Karen Marie Marmer
Telemann alla Polacca

ARTEK

directed by Gwendolyn Toth
Eine Kleine Abendmusik: German Baroque

Chamber Music by Buxtehude, Krieger, Erlebach and Bach

The Newberry Consort
Meadowlark and Nightingale

Jan Kobow, tenor
Kristian Bezuidenhout, fortepiano

Follow the Lieder: The surprising beginnings of the German Lied

Tragicomedia
Musikalische Lustgarten

North German Organ Mini-Festival
The development of the organ in Northern Germany
featuring Edoardo Bellotti, Hans Davidsson, and William Porter