Trio sonatas, concertos, and suites by Bach and his contemporaries
Featuring Corelli’s Christmas Concerto
The new music of the 17th century from Italy
Commemmorating the 250th anniversary of Rameau's death, the Sebastians perform a music from Rameau’s operas, and by his contemporaries Louis-Antoine Dornel, Couperin, Mondonville, and others.
The Bach Family
In a concert featuring chamber and orchestral works for oboe, strings, and harpsichord, the Sebastians celebrate the 300th anniversary of Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach’s birth by juxtaposing his music with that of his father Johann Sebastian and brothers Johann Christian and Wilhelm Friedemann.
Featuring works by Bach, Biber, Corelli, Fontana, Froberger, Handel, Telemann, and Vivaldi. The program will explore the emergence of the instrumental styles of 17th-century Italy and the adaptation of the Italian styles in 18th-century Austro-Germany.
A Holy Week performance as part of the TENEbrae Concert Series
Music of Castello, Merula, Fontana, Corelli, and Vivaldi’s Folia.
This season the members of the Sebastians will be performing for and teaching the young artists of Connecticut College.
Performing concerti from Vivaldi’s L’Estro Armonico alongside the newly-commissioned companion pieces by Robert Honstein, Night Scenes from the Ospedale
Teaming up with the emerging artists of dell’Arte Opera Ensemble, the Sebastians will be providing music for this production of Monteverdi’s passionate, intriguing opera.
Virtuoso Italian music of the early baroque, focusing on two centers of music in the 17th century: Venice, home of masters like Dario Castello, Bernardo Storace and the titan Claudio Monteverdi; and Rome, where Lelio Colista and Alessandro Stradella set the stage for Arcangelo Corelli, one of the most influential composers of the baroque. Special appearances by singers from dell’Arte Opera Ensemble. Tickets available online.
From the House of Atreus to the Palace of Nero
Thomas Jefferson, Maria Cosway, and the Music and Philosophy of the Enlightenment