Jean-Philippe Rameau

Next Performances

Rameau’s Tale

Commemmorating the 250th anniversary of his life

David Ross, traverso
Daniel S. Lee, violin
Arnie Tanimoto, viola da gamba
Jeffrey Grossman, harpsichord

May 17 at 7:30pm
All Angels’ Church, NYC (map)
Tickets available online
More details below

  1. 2012–2013
  2. 2011–2012

2013–2014 Season

Concert Series at All Angels’ Church
Bach by Popular Demand

Trio sonatas, concertos, and suites by Bach and his contemporaries

September 7, 2013 at 7:30pm
Christmas in Rome

Featuring Corelli’s Christmas Concerto

December 7, 2013 at 4pm
Stylus fantasticus

The new music of the 17th century from Italy

March 8, 2014 at 7:30pm
Rameau’s Tale

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.

May 17, 2014 at 7:30pm
All Angels’ Church, NYC (map)
Tickets available online
with
Connecticut Early Music Festival
Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas

Jason McStoots, stage director
Jeffrey Grossman, music director

Saturday, June 7 at 7:30pm
Sunday, June 8 at 5pm
Evans Hall at Connecticut College (map)
Early Music Festival: NYC

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.

June 16, 2014
Location TBD
at Emanuel Lutheran Church
Rameau’s Tale

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.

May 10, 2014 at 7pm
Manchester, CT (map)
at Good Shepherd-Faith Presbyterian Church
Daniel S. Lee and Jeffrey Grossman in Recital

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.

April 12, 2014 at 7:30pm
Good Shepherd-Faith Presbyterian Church, NYC (map)
Tickets available online

At Collinsville Congregational Church
March 23, 2014 at 4pm
7 South St., Collinsville, CT (map)
on Parkville Classicals
April 5, 2014
Grace Episcopal Church, Hartford, CT (map)
In collaboration with TENET
ODES: A St. Cecilia Celebration
November 22, 2013 at 7pm
St. Luke in the Fields, NYC (map)
November 23, 2013 at 4pm
Evans Hall at Connecticut College (map)
Biber’s Mystery Sonatas & Chant

A Holy Week performance as part of the TENEbrae Concert Series

March 22, 2014 at 7pm
St. Ignatius of Antioch (map)
Early Music in Columbus
Venetian Romance, Roman Vigor

Music of Castello, Merula, Fontana, Corelli, and Vivaldi’s Folia.

February 28, 2014
Columbus, OH
Dayton Artist-in-Residence Program

This season the members of the Sebastians will be performing for and teaching the young artists of Connecticut College.

Master Classes and Lectures
September 10, 2013 at 5:30pm
with Eric Rice, musicologist
October 8, 2013 at 5:30pm
with Karl Dennis, luthier
October 15, 2013 at 5:30pm
with Linda Skernick, harpsichord
November 1, 2013 at 4pm
with Yiheng Yang, fortepiano
November 5, 2013 at 5:30pm
with Meg Owens, baroque oboe
November 23, 2013 at 11am
with Jolle Greenleaf, soprano
Performances at Evans Hall
November 1, 2013 at 7:30pm
November 21, 2013 at 7pm
with Connecticut College Orchestra
Winter’s Eve at Lincoln Square
December 2, 2013 at 6:30pm and 8pm
Good Shepherd-Faith Presbyterian Church, NYC (map)
Residency at Avaloch Farm Music Institute
August 25–September 1, 2013
The Vivaldi Project

Performing concerti from Vivaldi’s L’Estro Armonico alongside the newly-commissioned companion pieces by Robert Honstein, Night Scenes from the Ospedale

November 13, 2013 at 7pm
The Italian Academy at Columbia University (map)
November 14, 2013 at 7:30pm
Evans Hall at Connecticut College (map)
November 17, 2013 at 4pm
Grace Episcopal Church, Nyack, NY (map)
Recording Sessions
November 14–16, 2013
In collaboration with
dell’Arte Opera Ensemble
Monteverdi’s L’incoronazione di Poppea

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.

August 15, 17, 20, 21, and 23 at 8pm
August 25 at 3pm
The East Thirteenth Street Theatre, NYC (map)
The Sebastians in Concert

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.

August 19, 2013 at 7:30pm
The East Thirteenth Street Theatre, NYC (map)
Salon/Sanctuary Concerts
The Heirs of Tantalus

From the House of Atreus to the Palace of Nero

September 19 and 21, 2013, 8pm
The Broad Street Ballroom (map)
More Between Heaven and Earth

Thomas Jefferson, Maria Cosway, and the Music and Philosophy of the Enlightenment

December 8, 2013, 6pm
The Bissel Room, Fraunces Tavern (map)
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