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Saturday, January 18, 2014, 8:00 – 10:00pm

Seattle Baroque Orchestra presents
‘Dresden Concertos’ with Rachel Barton Pine

Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue. $20-$42.

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Guest director Barton Pine directs and performs concertos for the viola d’amore, a seven-stringed cousin of the viola da gamba that reigned as a solo instrument during the 18th century.

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Saturday, March 29, 2014, 8:00 – 10:00pm

Seattle Baroque Orchestra presents
Bach Cantatas for Lent & Easter with Kevin Mallon

Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue. $20-$42.

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Guest director Mallon, music director of the Aradia Ensemble, the Orchestra in Residence at the Centre for Opera Studies in Italy, conducts an evening of Bach’s beloved cantatas appropriate for Lent and Easter:

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Saturday, October 12, 2013, 8:00 – 10:00pm

Seattle Baroque Orchestra presents
‘Musica Transalpina’ with Elizabeth Blumenstock

Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue. $20-$42.

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Seattle Baroque Orchestra’s four-concert 2013-14 season features guest directors and launches with violinist Blumenstock directing an ensemble of eight players to celebrate the musical connection between Italy and Germany.

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Saturday, April 26, 2014, 8:00 – 10:00pm

Seattle Baroque Orchestra presents
‘Delirio Amoroso’
Handel’s Italian Years with Alexander Weimann

Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue. $20-$42.

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Delirio Amoroso captures the glory and verve of Handel’s youth in Rome with sonatas; concerto grossos; opera excerpts from Antiochus, Rosaura, Rodrigo; and a harpsichord solo performed by guest director Weimann, of the ensemble Tragicomedia.

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Saturday, April 6, 2013, 8:00 – 10:00pm

Early Music Guild: Benjamin Bagby’s Beowulf

Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue. $15-$40.

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While Beowulf has come down to us as literature, as a written poem, the epic’s pre-literate audience would have known it through the performance of a scop, a bardic storyteller, as Bagby presents himself in this remarkable interpretation.

“Mr. Bagby comes as close to holding hundreds of people in a spell as ever a man has… That is much too rare an experience in theater.”
-The New York Times

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Saturday, February 16, 2013, 8:00 – 10:00pm

**SOLD OUT ** Early Music Guild: The King’s Singers

Great Hall: enter on Eighth Avenue. $15-$40.

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NOTE: Advance tickets for The King’’s Singers’ performance have sold out. A very limited number of obstructed-view seats may be released at the box office the evening of the show, beginning at 6:30 p.m.
With a discography of more than 150 recordings, Grammy-winning The King’s Singers makes its long-awaited International Series debut with a program of madrigals and other vocal works from Italy, England, and France.

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Friday, December 14, 2012, 8:00 – 10:00pm

Early Music Guild: The Baltimore Consort

Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue. $15-$40.

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The Consort offers old carols and dance tunes from the British Isles, Germany, France, Spain, and the New World, in an annual and ever-changing seasonal celebration.

“Few early music players have more fun making music than the Baltimore six…”
-The New Yorker

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Saturday, November 10, 2012, 8:00 – 10:00pm

Early Music Guild: Hesperion XXI

Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue. $15-$40.

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The premier Spanish ensemble, directed by its founder Jordi Savall, returns to the International Series to present music for five violas da gamba, lute, and percussion. One of the most multifariously gifted musicians of his generation, Jordi Savall’s career as a concert performer, teacher, researcher and creator of new projects, both musical and cultural, makes him one of the principal architects of the current revaluation of historical music.

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Saturday, April 20, 2013, 8:00 – 10:00pm

Seattle Baroque Orchestra: Nights at the Opera

Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue. $15-$40.

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Soprano Ellen Hargis, one of America’s premier early-music singers, returns to Seattle for an evening of great scenes from Italian Baroque operas, including three versions of the Orpheus myth as set by Monteverdi, Rossi, and Sartorio.

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Saturday, March 23, 2013, 8:00 – 10:00pm

Seattle Baroque Orchestra: Haydn Sonatas and Trios

Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue. $15-$40.

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Fortepianist Byron Schenkman, violinist Ingrid Matthews, and cellist Nathan Whittaker present the debut performance of a stunning, newly restored 1799 English fortepiano by Joseph Kirckman, graciously loaned to Early Music Guild for this performance by its owner John Gordon Hill.

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