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The Three Musketeers

The Sebastians violinists Daniel S. Lee (“fleet-fingered, passionate… soulful” –The New York Times), Nicholas DiEugenio (“evocative” –The New York Times) and Alexander Woods (“showstopping” –The New York Times) present a dazzling display of virtuoso works for three violins and continuo. “All for one and one for all!”

Tickets: General $40, Seniors $35, Students $15 (with Student ID)
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Performances

Concert Series at All Angels’ Church

Saturday, September 26, 2015 at 7:30pm
The Three Musketeers

The Sebastians violinists Daniel S. Lee (“fleet-fingered, passionate… soulful” –The New York Times), Nicholas DiEugenio (“evocative” –The New York Times) and Alexander Woods (“showstopping” –The New York Times) present a dazzling display of virtuoso works for three violins and continuo. “All for one and one for all!” Subscribe

All Angels’ Church, NYC (map)

Music in the Somerset Hills

Sunday, October 4, 2015 at 5–8pm
Bel Canto

An evening of sumptuous music, food and ambiance with world class choral musicians and baroque instrumentalists of the Antioch Chamber Ensemble and the Sebastians. Come hear Bach’s motets Jesu, meine Freude, and Lobet den Herrn, BWV 227 and 230 in a beautiful setting. More information available online.

Trump National Golf Club, Bedminster (map)

in collaboration with Seraphic Fire

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at 7:30pm
Schubert: Mass in G

Seraphic Fire opens their 14th Season in a combination of contemporary and canon: a newly-commissioned work by young American composer Jake Runestad, along with Franz Schubert’s Mass in G Major.

St. Sophia Cathedral, Miami (map)

in collaboration with Seraphic Fire

Thursday, October 15, 2015 at 7:30pm
Schubert: Mass in G

Seraphic Fire opens their 14th Season in a combination of contemporary and canon: a newly-commissioned work by young American composer Jake Runestad, along with Franz Schubert’s Mass in G Major.

Moorings Presbyterian, Naples (map)

in collaboration with Seraphic Fire

Friday, October 16, 2015 at 7:30pm
Schubert: Mass in G

Seraphic Fire opens their 14th Season in a combination of contemporary and canon: a newly-commissioned work by young American composer Jake Runestad, along with Franz Schubert’s Mass in G Major.

St. Philip’s Episcopal, Coral Cables (map)

in collaboration with Seraphic Fire

Saturday, October 17, 2015 at 8:00pm
Schubert: Mass in G

Seraphic Fire opens their 14th Season in a combination of contemporary and canon: a newly-commissioned work by young American composer Jake Runestad, along with Franz Schubert’s Mass in G Major.

All Saints Episcopal, Ft. Lauderdale (map)

in collaboration with Seraphic Fire

Sunday, October 18, 2015 at 4pm
Schubert: Mass in G

Seraphic Fire opens their 14th Season in a combination of contemporary and canon: a newly-commissioned work by young American composer Jake Runestad, along with Franz Schubert’s Mass in G Major.

All Souls Episcopal, Miami Beach (map)

with the Unitarian Church of Westport

Saturday, October 24, 2015 at 8pm
Israel in Egypt

The Sebastians join the choirs of the Unitarian Church in Westport and Music on the Hill (Wilton), under Edward Thompson, conductor for a performance of Handel’s magnificent oratorio, Israel in Egypt. Free tickets are available in advance or at the door.

Esteli Gomez, soprano
Virginia Warnken, soprano
Michael Wisdom, countertenor
Dann Coakwell, tenor

Norwalk Concert Hall, Norwalk, CT (map)

At the Yale Collection of Musical Instruments

Sunday, October 25, 2015
Orfeo del Violino

The Sebastians demonstrate their passion for energetic historically-informed performance in this exploration of solo and trio sonatas by Arcangelo Corelli and his contemporaries. As the legendary Orpheus used his music as a rhetorical weapon, Corelli brought a new level of virtuosity and expression to violin playing. Corelli’s infectious harmonic and structural language took Europe by storm, but it was his older Roman compatriots, including Lelio Colista, Girolamo Frescobaldi, and Alessandro Stradella, who set the stage.

Yale Collection of Musical Instruments, New Haven (map)

in collaboration with Seraphic Fire

Friday, November 6, 2015 at 7:30pm
Handel: Coronation Anthems

Handel’s monumental Coronation Anthems, composed in 1727 for King George II and Queen Caroline of England, bring an exciting, regal note to Seraphic Fire’s season. Continuing in the same Royal vein, Seraphic Fire will complete this program with the Florida premiere of Marc Antoine Charpentier’s triumphant Te Deum, a masterwork of the French Baroque style. The singers of Seraphic Fire will be joined by the Sebastians to perform these exquisite pieces.

All Saints Episcopal, Fort Lauderdale (map)

in collaboration with Seraphic Fire

Saturday, November 7, 2015 at 8pm
Handel: Coronation Anthems

Handel’s monumental Coronation Anthems, composed in 1727 for King George II and Queen Caroline of England, bring an exciting, regal note to Seraphic Fire’s season. Continuing in the same Royal vein, Seraphic Fire will complete this program with the Florida premiere of Marc Antoine Charpentier’s triumphant Te Deum, a masterwork of the French Baroque style. The singers of Seraphic Fire will be joined by the Sebastians to perform these exquisite pieces.

Miami Shores Presbyterian, Miami Shores (map)

in collaboration with Seraphic Fire

Sunday, November 8, 2015 at 4pm
Handel: Coronation Anthems

Handel’s monumental Coronation Anthems, composed in 1727 for King George II and Queen Caroline of England, bring an exciting, regal note to Seraphic Fire’s season. Continuing in the same Royal vein, Seraphic Fire will complete this program with the Florida premiere of Marc Antoine Charpentier’s triumphant Te Deum, a masterwork of the French Baroque style. The singers of Seraphic Fire will be joined by the Sebastians to perform these exquisite pieces.

South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, Cutler Bay (map)

in collaboration with Seraphic Fire

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 at 7:30pm
Handel: Coronation Anthems

Handel’s monumental Coronation Anthems, composed in 1727 for King George II and Queen Caroline of England, bring an exciting, regal note to Seraphic Fire’s season. Continuing in the same Royal vein, Seraphic Fire will complete this program with the Florida premiere of Marc Antoine Charpentier’s triumphant Te Deum, a masterwork of the French Baroque style. The singers of Seraphic Fire will be joined by the Sebastians to perform these exquisite pieces.

St. Paul’s Episcopal, Washington, DC (map)

in collaboration with Seraphic Fire

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 at 7:30pm
Handel: Coronation Anthems

Handel’s monumental Coronation Anthems, composed in 1727 for King George II and Queen Caroline of England, bring an exciting, regal note to Seraphic Fire’s season. Continuing in the same Royal vein, Seraphic Fire will complete this program with the Florida premiere of Marc Antoine Charpentier’s triumphant Te Deum, a masterwork of the French Baroque style. The singers of Seraphic Fire will be joined by the Sebastians to perform these exquisite pieces.

Trinity Wall Street, New York (map)

in collaboration with Seraphic Fire

Thursday, November 12, 2015 at 7:30pm
Handel: Coronation Anthems

Handel’s monumental Coronation Anthems, composed in 1727 for King George II and Queen Caroline of England, bring an exciting, regal note to Seraphic Fire’s season. Continuing in the same Royal vein, Seraphic Fire will complete this program with the Florida premiere of Marc Antoine Charpentier’s triumphant Te Deum, a masterwork of the French Baroque style. The singers of Seraphic Fire will be joined by the Sebastians to perform these exquisite pieces.

St. Clement’s Episcopal, Philadelphia (map)

Music in the Somerset Hills

Sunday, November 15, 2015 at 5pm
Bach Magnificat and Cantata 121

More information available online.

The Pingry School, Basking Ridge (map)

Concert Series at All Angels’ Church

Saturday, November 21, 2015 at 7:30pm
Romance and Wrath

Audience favorite Awet Andemicael (“enchanting” –Brandenburger Stadtkurier; “exquisite” –Milwaukee Journal Sentinel; “completely winning” –Boston Phoenix) rejoins the Sebastians for a new program of fiery, passionate vocal and instrumental music by Bach, Handel, Vivaldi, and more. Subscribe

All Angels’ Church, NYC (map)

at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church

Sunday, November 22, 2015 at 5pm
Vivaldi and Handel

The stunning soprano Awet Andemicael performs Vivaldi’s motet Nulla in mundo pax sincera and Handel’s recently-discovered Gloria, with instrumental works by Purcell, John Blow, Castello, and Handel. The “cherry on top” is the Sebastians signature rendition of Vivaldi’s Folia.

St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, Greenwich, CT (map)

in collaboration with Seraphic Fire

Friday, December 18, 2015 at 7:30pm
Handel’s Messiah

Messiah has rendered audiences speechless since its 1743 sold-out debut. Anchored by the recognizable and triumphant Hallelujah Chorus, Handel’s Messiah is a pillar of Western music—an indisputable masterpiece that must be experienced live. Patrick Dupré Quigley conducts selections from Handel’s magnum opus.

All Saints Episcopal, Fort Lauderdale (map)

in collaboration with Seraphic Fire

Saturday, December 19, 2015 at 8pm
Handel’s Messiah

Messiah has rendered audiences speechless since its 1743 sold-out debut. Anchored by the recognizable and triumphant Hallelujah Chorus, Handel’s Messiah is a pillar of Western music—an indisputable masterpiece that must be experienced live. Patrick Dupré Quigley conducts selections from Handel’s magnum opus.

Miami Shores Presbyterian, Miami Shores (map)

in collaboration with Seraphic Fire

Sunday, December 20, 2015 at 4pm
Handel’s Messiah

Messiah has rendered audiences speechless since its 1743 sold-out debut. Anchored by the recognizable and triumphant Hallelujah Chorus, Handel’s Messiah is a pillar of Western music—an indisputable masterpiece that must be experienced live. Patrick Dupré Quigley conducts selections from Handel’s magnum opus.

South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, Cutler Bay (map)

Concert Series at All Angels’ Church

Saturday, January 16, 2016 at 7:30pm
Orfeo del violino

As the legendary Orpheus used his music as a rhetorical weapon, Arcangelo Corelli brought a new level of virtuosity and expression to violin playing. This intimate program brings you inside Corelli’s musical world via his older Roman compatriots, including Lelio Colista, Girolamo Frescobaldi, and Alessandro Stradella. Subscribe

All Angels’ Church, NYC (map)

Renaissance & Baroque Society of Pittsburgh

Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 8pm
Orfeo del Violino

The Sebastians demonstrate their passion for energetic historically-informed performance in this exploration of solo and trio sonatas by Arcangelo Corelli and his contemporaries. As the legendary Orpheus used his music as a rhetorical weapon, Corelli brought a new level of virtuosity and expression to violin playing. Corelli’s infectious harmonic and structural language took Europe by storm, but it was his older Roman compatriots, including Lelio Colista, Girolamo Frescobaldi, and Alessandro Stradella, who set the stage.

Synod Hall, Pittsburgh (map)

in collaboration with Seraphic Fire

Friday, February 12, 2016 at 7:30pm
Mozart: Requiem

After an overwhelming response to its 2013 performances of Mozart’s Requiem, Seraphic Fire presents a command repeat presentation of Mozart’s signature opus. Using Greg Spear’s post-minimalist completion of the work, commissioned by Seraphic Fire, the chorus and orchestra will once again soar in this timeless masterpiece, joined by the period players of the Sebastians.

All Saints Episcopal, Ft. Lauderdale (map)

in collaboration with Seraphic Fire

Saturday, February 13, 2016 at 8pm
Mozart: Requiem

After an overwhelming response to its 2013 performances of Mozart’s Requiem, Seraphic Fire presents a command repeat presentation of Mozart’s signature opus. Using Greg Spear’s post-minimalist completion of the work, commissioned by Seraphic Fire, the chorus and orchestra will once again soar in this timeless masterpiece, joined by the period players of the Sebastians.

Miami Shores Presbyterian, Miami Shores (map)

in collaboration with Seraphic Fire

Sunday, February 14, 2016 at 4pm
Mozart: Requiem

After an overwhelming response to its 2013 performances of Mozart’s Requiem, Seraphic Fire presents a command repeat presentation of Mozart’s signature opus. Using Greg Spear’s post-minimalist completion of the work, commissioned by Seraphic Fire, the chorus and orchestra will once again soar in this timeless masterpiece, joined by the period players of the Sebastians.

South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, Cutler Bay (map)

in collaboration with Seraphic Fire

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at 7:30pm
Mozart: Requiem

After an overwhelming response to its 2013 performances of Mozart’s Requiem, Seraphic Fire presents a command repeat presentation of Mozart’s signature opus. Using Greg Spear’s post-minimalist completion of the work, commissioned by Seraphic Fire, the chorus and orchestra will once again soar in this timeless masterpiece, joined by the period players of the Sebastians.

St. Paul’s Episcopal, Washington, DC (map)

in collaboration with Seraphic Fire

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at 7:30pm
Mozart: Requiem

After an overwhelming response to its 2013 performances of Mozart’s Requiem, Seraphic Fire presents a command repeat presentation of Mozart’s signature opus. Using Greg Spear’s post-minimalist completion of the work, commissioned by Seraphic Fire, the chorus and orchestra will once again soar in this timeless masterpiece, joined by the period players of the Sebastians.

Trinity Wall Street, New York (map)

in collaboration with Seraphic Fire

Thursday, February 18, 2016 at 7:30pm
Mozart: Requiem

After an overwhelming response to its 2013 performances of Mozart’s Requiem, Seraphic Fire presents a command repeat presentation of Mozart’s signature opus. Using Greg Spear’s post-minimalist completion of the work, commissioned by Seraphic Fire, the chorus and orchestra will once again soar in this timeless masterpiece, joined by the period players of the Sebastians.

St. Clement’s Episcopal, Philadelphia (map)

At St. John’s Episcopal Church

Sunday, March 13, 2016
the Sebastians a 2

Sebastians artistic directors Daniel S. Lee and Jeffrey Grossman explore the rich baroque repertoire of music for violin and harpsichord.

Tulsa, OK

Discovering Graupner

Thursday, March 17, 2016

The Sebastians have teamed up with baritone Michael Hix to unearth the forgotten cantatas of Christoph Grauper. This project will include a performance in NYC and an upcoming CD recording.

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church (map)

At Collinsville Congregational Church

Sunday, April 10, 2016 at 4pm

A celebration of the arrival of spring

7 South St., Collinsville, CT (map)

at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church

Sunday, April 24, 2016 at 5pm
Over the Alps

This intimate duo concert takes you on a musical journey through Italy, Germany, and Austria. The salon-style program includes works by Bach, Fontana, Biber, Handel, and others, and offers a wonderful opportunity to relish the subtle interplay between harpsichord and violin. (Includes wine pairings!)

St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, Greenwich, CT (map)

Concert Series at All Angels’ Church

Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 7:30pm
A Night on the Seine

Paris, 1741: Join us for a magnificent salon celebrating the decadent French spirit. Selections from Couperin’s Les Nations alongside music by Rameau, Corelli, and Telemann will take your breath away in this grand season finale. Subscribe

All Angels’ Church, NYC (map)

Past Performances

The violino piccolo

August 10–14, 2015

Daniel S. Lee, scholar and virtuoso, wrote his doctoral dissertation on the violono piccolo. This season he leads the Sebastians in a recording of works for the diminutive instrument by Telemann, Fux, Pfeiffer, Buxtehude, and others.

New York

Concert Series at All Angels’ Church

Saturday, May 30, 2015 at 7:30pm
From Heaven to Earth

From Heaven to Earth

Sacred and secular works by Handel and Vivaldi with soprano Awet Andemicael, featuring our signature rendition of Vivaldi’s La Folia. Full program and ticket info.

All Angels’ Church, NYC (map)

Midtown Concerts

Thursday, May 14, 2015 at 1:15pm
Over the Alps

The Chapel at St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church (map)

Music in the Somerset Hills

Sunday, April 26, 2015
The Four Seasons

Vivaldi’s famed Four Seasons—with violinists Daniel S. Lee, Nicholas DiEugenio, and Dongmyung Ahn—paired with the sonnets that inspired them, performed by actor Cassandra Stokes-Wylie. Tickets available online only (no door sales).

Private Home in Far Hills, NJ (map)

at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church

Sunday, April 19, 2015 at 5pm
Bach: Easter Oratorio and Magnificat in D

Bach: Easter Oratorio and Magnificat in D

This performance with the St. Barnabas Choir and Soloists will be conducted by J. Michael Roush. Tickets available online.

St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, Greenwich, CT

at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church

Sunday, April 12, 2015 at 5pm
Bach Vespers

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church (map)

Houston Early Music

Friday, March 27, 2015 at 7:30pm
Bach and Forth

Works by J.S. Bach, Handel, Buxtehude, Rosenmuller, Erlebach, and Telemann

in collaboration with Seraphic Fire

Sunday, March 15, 2015 at 4pm
Mozart: Ave Verum Corpus

Mozart: Ave Verum Corpus

Seraphic Fire’s Founder and Artistic Director, Patrick Dupré Quigley, takes audiences on a signature journey into the mind of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart to discover the composer’s musical motivation in creating one of his most recognizable pieces: the Ave Verum Corpus. Drawing upon the music of Bach, Palestrina, and other Mozart predecessors, this program of discovery will allow the listener to peek behind the curtain of Mozart’s genius.

All Souls Episcopal, Miami Beach (map)

in collaboration with Seraphic Fire

Saturday, March 14, 2015 at 8pm
Mozart: Ave Verum Corpus

Mozart: Ave Verum Corpus

Seraphic Fire’s Founder and Artistic Director, Patrick Dupré Quigley, takes audiences on a signature journey into the mind of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart to discover the composer’s musical motivation in creating one of his most recognizable pieces: the Ave Verum Corpus. Drawing upon the music of Bach, Palestrina, and other Mozart predecessors, this program of discovery will allow the listener to peek behind the curtain of Mozart’s genius.

All Saints Episcopal, Ft. Lauderdale (map)

in collaboration with Seraphic Fire

Friday, March 13, 2015 at 7:30pm
Mozart: Ave Verum Corpus

Mozart: Ave Verum Corpus

Seraphic Fire’s Founder and Artistic Director, Patrick Dupré Quigley, takes audiences on a signature journey into the mind of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart to discover the composer’s musical motivation in creating one of his most recognizable pieces: the Ave Verum Corpus. Drawing upon the music of Bach, Palestrina, and other Mozart predecessors, this program of discovery will allow the listener to peek behind the curtain of Mozart’s genius.

St. Philip’s Episcopal, Coral Gables (map)

in collaboration with Seraphic Fire

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at 7:30pm
Mozart: Ave Verum Corpus

Mozart: Ave Verum Corpus

Seraphic Fire’s Founder and Artistic Director, Patrick Dupré Quigley, takes audiences on a signature journey into the mind of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart to discover the composer’s musical motivation in creating one of his most recognizable pieces: the Ave Verum Corpus. Drawing upon the music of Bach, Palestrina, and other Mozart predecessors, this program of discovery will allow the listener to peek behind the curtain of Mozart’s genius.

St. Sophia Cathedral, Miami (map)

Concert Series at All Angels’ Church

Saturday, February 28, 2015 at 7:30pm
Lenten Mysteries

Lenten Mysteries

Biber’s Rosary Sonatas and other evocative works for violin and continuo with the Sebastians core musicians, Daniel S. Lee, Ezra Seltzer, and Jeffrey Grossman.

All Angels’ Church, NYC (map)

in collaboration with Seraphic Fire

Sunday, February 15, 2015 at 4pm
Haydn: Lord Nelson Mass

Haydn: Lord Nelson Mass

The Lord Nelson Mass has been lauded as “arguably Haydn’s greatest single composition,” by the master’s chief biographer. The profound majesty of this monumental work is a highlight of the Classical era and influenced, among others, the music of Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, and Brahms. The Lord Nelson Mass will be sung by the expert voices of Seraphic Fire, and, for the first time in Florida, be performed on original Classical instruments by the Sebastians period orchestra.

South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, Cutler Bay (map)

in collaboration with Seraphic Fire

Saturday, February 14, 2015 at 8pm
Haydn: Lord Nelson Mass

Haydn: Lord Nelson Mass

The Lord Nelson Mass has been lauded as “arguably Haydn’s greatest single composition,” by the master’s chief biographer. The profound majesty of this monumental work is a highlight of the Classical era and influenced, among others, the music of Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, and Brahms. The Lord Nelson Mass will be sung by the expert voices of Seraphic Fire, and, for the first time in Florida, be performed on original Classical instruments by the Sebastians period orchestra.

All Saints Episcopal, Ft. Lauderdale (map)

in collaboration with Seraphic Fire

Friday, February 13, 2015 at 7:30pm
Haydn: Lord Nelson Mass

Haydn: Lord Nelson Mass

The Lord Nelson Mass has been lauded as “arguably Haydn’s greatest single composition,” by the master’s chief biographer. The profound majesty of this monumental work is a highlight of the Classical era and influenced, among others, the music of Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, and Brahms. The Lord Nelson Mass will be sung by the expert voices of Seraphic Fire, and, for the first time in Florida, be performed on original Classical instruments by the Sebastians period orchestra.

Miami Shores Presbyterian, Miami Shores (map)

at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church

Sunday, February 8, 2015 at 5pm
Bach Vespers

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church (map)

at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church

Saturday, February 7, 2015 at 7:30pm
Bach and Before: The Musical Lineage of Leipzig

Works by Bach, Telemann, Buxtehude, Rosenmüller, and Pfeiffer

Bach and Before: The Musical Lineage of Leipzig

Part of the Holy Trinity Mid-Winter Festival
Tickets: $25/$15 Click here to view full program of works.

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church (map)

at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church

Sunday, February 1, 2015 at 5pm
Bach Vespers

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church (map)

in collaboration with Seraphic Fire

Sunday, December 21, 2014 at 4pm
Handel’s Messiah

featuring James K. Bass as Guest Conductor

South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, Cutler Bay (map)

in collaboration with Seraphic Fire

Saturday, December 20, 2014 at 8pm
Handel’s Messiah

featuring James K. Bass as Guest Conductor

Trinity Cathedral, Miami (map)

in collaboration with Seraphic Fire

Friday, December 19, 2014 at 8pm
Handel’s Messiah

featuring James K. Bass as Guest Conductor

Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Fort Lauderdale (map)

Concert Series at All Angels’ Church

Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 7:30pm
‘Tis the Season!

‘Tis the Season!

Celebrating the approaching new year with Vivaldi’s famed Four Seasons, with violinists Daniel S. Lee, Nicholas DiEugenio, and Dongmyung Ahn.

All Angels’ Church, NYC (map)

at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church

Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 5pm
Bach Vespers

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church (map)

in collaboration with Seraphic Fire

Sunday, November 9, 2014 at 4pm
Vivaldi: Gloria

Antonio Vivaldi: composer, virtuoso, firebrand, genius. Known as the Red Priest by his contemporaries, Vivaldi’s music has triumphed throughout the centuries, captivating audiences for over 300 years. The brilliant singers of Seraphic Fire present Vivaldi’s choral masterpiece, the Gloria, in collaboration with the Sebastians, a New York-based period orchestra praised for their “energetic, youthful, vigorous performing style” by The New York Times, and proclaimed “immaculate in tuning and balance” by Early Music Today.

South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, Cutler Bay (map)

in collaboration with Seraphic Fire

Saturday, November 8, 2014 at 8pm
Vivaldi: Gloria

Antonio Vivaldi: composer, virtuoso, firebrand, genius. Known as the Red Priest by his contemporaries, Vivaldi’s music has triumphed throughout the centuries, captivating audiences for over 300 years. The brilliant singers of Seraphic Fire present Vivaldi’s choral masterpiece, the Gloria, in collaboration with the Sebastians, a New York-based period orchestra praised for their “energetic, youthful, vigorous performing style” by The New York Times, and proclaimed “immaculate in tuning and balance” by Early Music Today.

All Saints Episcopal, Ft. Lauderdale (map)

in collaboration with Seraphic Fire

Friday, November 7, 2014 at 7:30pm
Vivaldi: Gloria

Antonio Vivaldi: composer, virtuoso, firebrand, genius. Known as the Red Priest by his contemporaries, Vivaldi’s music has triumphed throughout the centuries, captivating audiences for over 300 years. The brilliant singers of Seraphic Fire present Vivaldi’s choral masterpiece, the Gloria, in collaboration with the Sebastians, a New York-based period orchestra praised for their “energetic, youthful, vigorous performing style” by The New York Times, and proclaimed “immaculate in tuning and balance” by Early Music Today.

U-M Maurice Gusman Concert Hall, Miami (map)

Concert Series at All Angels’ Church

Saturday, September 27, 2014 at 7:30pm
Bach to Bach

Bach to Bach

Kicking off our third season as ensemble-in-residence at All Angels’ Church with oboist Priscilla Herreid (Piffaro) in a program featuring music by our namesake, Bach, and his contemporaries. The evening will include a trio of works by J.S. Bach—a trio sonata, a violin and continuo sonata, and the first cello suite—as well as works by Handel, Telemann, C.P.E. Bach, Rosenmüller, and Froberger.

All Angels’ Church, NYC (map)

In collaboration with TENET

Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 7pm
The Motets of J.S. Bach

The Sebastians join forces with TENET and guest conductor Scott Metcalfe to offer a program of motets by J.S. Bach. Featured motets include “Komm, Jesu komm,” “Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied,” and “Fürchte dich nicht, ich bin bei dir.”

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church (map)

In collaboration with
dell’Arte Opera Ensemble

Saturday, August 23, 2014 at 8:00pm
Purcell’s The Fairy Queen

Teaming up once again with the emerging artists of dell’Arte Opera Ensemble, the Sebastians are performing Purcell’s magnificent score in six performances featuring a new libretto by Christopher Caines based on Shakespeare’s Midsummer Night’s Dream.

Christopher Caines, stage director and choreographer
Jeffrey Grossman, music director

The East Thirteenth Street Theatre, NYC (map)

In collaboration with
dell’Arte Opera Ensemble

Monday, August 18, 2014 at 7:30pm
Purcell’s The Fairy Queen

Teaming up once again with the emerging artists of dell’Arte Opera Ensemble, the Sebastians are performing Purcell’s magnificent score in six performances featuring a new libretto by Christopher Caines based on Shakespeare’s Midsummer Night’s Dream.

Christopher Caines, stage director and choreographer
Jeffrey Grossman, music director

The East Thirteenth Street Theatre, NYC (map)

In collaboration with
dell’Arte Opera Ensemble

Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 8pm
Purcell’s The Fairy Queen

Teaming up once again with the emerging artists of dell’Arte Opera Ensemble, the Sebastians are performing Purcell’s magnificent score in six performances featuring a new libretto by Christopher Caines based on Shakespeare’s Midsummer Night’s Dream.

Christopher Caines, stage director and choreographer
Jeffrey Grossman, music director

The East Thirteenth Street Theatre, NYC (map)

In collaboration with
dell’Arte Opera Ensemble

Sunday, August 10, 2014 at 2pm
Purcell’s The Fairy Queen

Teaming up once again with the emerging artists of dell’Arte Opera Ensemble, the Sebastians are performing Purcell’s magnificent score in six performances featuring a new libretto by Christopher Caines based on Shakespeare’s Midsummer Night’s Dream.

Christopher Caines, stage director and choreographer
Jeffrey Grossman, music director

The East Thirteenth Street Theatre, NYC (map)

In collaboration with
dell’Arte Opera Ensemble

Saturday, August 9, 2014 at 8pm
Purcell’s The Fairy Queen

Teaming up once again with the emerging artists of dell’Arte Opera Ensemble, the Sebastians are performing Purcell’s magnificent score in six performances featuring a new libretto by Christopher Caines based on Shakespeare’s Midsummer Night’s Dream.

Christopher Caines, stage director and choreographer
Jeffrey Grossman, music director

The East Thirteenth Street Theatre, NYC (map)

In collaboration with
dell’Arte Opera Ensemble

Friday, August 8, 2014 at 8pm
Purcell’s The Fairy Queen

Teaming up once again with the emerging artists of dell’Arte Opera Ensemble, the Sebastians are performing Purcell’s magnificent score in six performances featuring a new libretto by Christopher Caines based on Shakespeare’s Midsummer Night’s Dream.

Christopher Caines, stage director and choreographer
Jeffrey Grossman, music director

The East Thirteenth Street Theatre, NYC (map)

Early Music Festival: NYC

Monday, June 16, 2014 at 7:30pm
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.

Saint Peter’s Church (map)

Connecticut Early Music Festival

Sunday, June 8, 2014 at 5pm
Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas

Jason McStoots, stage director
Jeffrey Grossman, music director

Evans Hall at Connecticut College (map)

Connecticut Early Music Festival

Saturday, June 7, 2014 at 7:30pm
Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas

Jason McStoots, stage director
Jeffrey Grossman, music director

Evans Hall at Connecticut College (map)

Concert Series at All Angels’ Church

Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 7:30pm
Rameau’s Tale

Commemorating the 250th anniversary of Rameau’s death

Commemorating the 250th anniversary of Rameau’s death, the Sebastians perform a music from Rameau’s operas, and by his contemporaries Louis-Antoine Dornel, Couperin, Corelli, and Telemann.

All Angels’ Church, NYC (map)

at Emanuel Lutheran Church

Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 7pm
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.

Manchester, CT (map)

at Good Shepherd-Faith Presbyterian Church

Saturday, April 12, 2014 at 7:30pm
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.

Good Shepherd-Faith Presbyterian Church, NYC (map)

on Parkville Classicals

Saturday, April 5, 2014

Grace Episcopal Church, Hartford, CT (map)

At Collinsville Congregational Church

Sunday, March 23, 2014 at 4pm

7 South St., Collinsville, CT (map)

In collaboration with TENET

Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 7pm
Biber’s Mystery Sonatas & Chant

A Holy Week performance as part of the TENEbrae Concert Series

St. Ignatius of Antioch (map)

Concert Series at All Angels’ Church

Saturday, March 8, 2014 at 7:30pm
Stylus fantasticus

The new music of the 17th century from Italy

All Angels’ Church, NYC (map)

Early Music in Columbus

Friday, February 28, 2014
Venetian Romance, Roman Vigor

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

Columbus, OH

Salon/Sanctuary Concerts

Sunday, December 8, 2013 at 6pm
More Between Heaven and Earth

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

Featuring:
Campbell Scott as Thomas Jefferson
Melissa Errico as Maria Cosway
Judith Hawking as the Narrator

Jessica Gould, soprano
Tony Boutté, tenor
Script and Stage Direction by Erica Gould
Jeffrey Grossman, harpsichord & leader

Igniting in Revolutionary Paris and unfolding over a 40-year epistolary relationship, the correspondence between Jefferson and Cosway brims with exquisite music and eloquent prose, as the romance between two polymaths, the Statesman-Architect and the Musician-Painter, renders a vivid picture of musical life in 18th century France and America.

The Bissel Room, Fraunces Tavern (map)

Concert Series at All Angels’ Church

Saturday, December 7, 2013 at 4pm
Christmas in Rome

Featuring Corelli’s Christmas Concerto

All Angels’ Church, NYC (map)

Winter’s Eve at Lincoln Square

Monday, December 2, 2013 at 6:30pm and 8pm

Good Shepherd-Faith Presbyterian Church, NYC (map)

Dayton Artist-in-Residence Program

Saturday, November 23, 2013 at 11am
Master Classes and Lectures

with Jolle Greenleaf, soprano

In collaboration with TENET

Saturday, November 23, 2013 at 4pm
ODES: A St. Cecilia Celebration

Evans Hall at Connecticut College (map)

In collaboration with TENET

Friday, November 22, 2013 at 7pm
ODES: A St. Cecilia Celebration

St. Luke in the Fields, NYC (map)

Salon/Sanctuary Concerts

Thursday, November 21, 2013 at 8pm
The Heirs of Tantalus

From the House of Atreus to the Palace of Nero

Jessica Gould, soprano
José Lemos, countertenor
Jory Vinikour, harpsichord
Deborah Fox, theorbo
Script and Stage Direction by Erica Gould
Guest Actors, featuring Ethan Gregory Peck

Greek myth and Roman history refracted through the prism of the baroque, The Heirs of Tantalus weaves material from the Greek tragedies of Aeschylus and Euripides, biting commentary of the Roman historian Suetonius, and music of Monteverdi, Scarlatti and Handel into a depraved brew of hubris, blood-lust, and vengeance.

The Broad Street Ballroom (map)

Salon/Sanctuary Concerts

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at 8pm
The Heirs of Tantalus

From the House of Atreus to the Palace of Nero

Jessica Gould, soprano
José Lemos, countertenor
Jory Vinikour, harpsichord
Deborah Fox, theorbo
Script and Stage Direction by Erica Gould
Guest Actors, featuring Ethan Gregory Peck

Greek myth and Roman history refracted through the prism of the baroque, The Heirs of Tantalus weaves material from the Greek tragedies of Aeschylus and Euripides, biting commentary of the Roman historian Suetonius, and music of Monteverdi, Scarlatti and Handel into a depraved brew of hubris, blood-lust, and vengeance.

The Broad Street Ballroom (map)

The Vivaldi Project

Sunday, November 17, 2013 at 4pm
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

Grace Episcopal Church, Nyack, NY (map)

The Vivaldi Project

Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 7:30pm
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

Evans Hall at Connecticut College (map)

The Vivaldi Project

November 14–16, 2013
Recording Sessions

The Vivaldi Project

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 7pm
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

The Italian Academy at Columbia University (map)

Dayton Artist-in-Residence Program

Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 5:30pm
Master Classes and Lectures

with Meg Owens, baroque oboe

Dayton Artist-in-Residence Program

Friday, November 1, 2013 at 4pm
Master Classes and Lectures

with Yiheng Yang, fortepiano

Dayton Artist-in-Residence Program

Friday, November 1, 2013 at 7:30pm
Performances at Evans Hall

Dayton Artist-in-Residence Program

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at 5:30pm
Master Classes and Lectures

with Linda Skernick, harpsichord

Dayton Artist-in-Residence Program

Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at 5:30pm
Master Classes and Lectures

with Karl Dennis, luthier

Dayton Artist-in-Residence Program

Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at 5:30pm
Master Classes and Lectures

with Eric Rice, musicologist

Concert Series at All Angels’ Church

Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 7:30pm
Bach by Popular Demand

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

The Sebastians presented a program featuring J.S. Bach’s famed Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D Major, trio sonatas by Arcangelo Corelli and William Boyce, and concertos by G.F. Handel and Antonio Vivaldi.

All Angels’ Church, NYC (map)

In collaboration with
dell’Arte Opera Ensemble

Sunday, August 25, 2013 at 3pm
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.

The East Thirteenth Street Theatre, NYC (map)

Residency at Avaloch Farm Music Institute

August 25–September 12, 2013

16 Hardy Lane, Boscawen, NH

In collaboration with
dell’Arte Opera Ensemble

Friday, August 23, 2013 at 8pm
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.

The East Thirteenth Street Theatre, NYC (map)

In collaboration with
dell’Arte Opera Ensemble

Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at 8pm
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.

The East Thirteenth Street Theatre, NYC (map)

In collaboration with
dell’Arte Opera Ensemble

Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 8pm
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.

The East Thirteenth Street Theatre, NYC (map)

In collaboration with
dell’Arte Opera Ensemble

Saturday, August 17, 2013 at 8pm
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.

The East Thirteenth Street Theatre, NYC (map)

In collaboration with
dell’Arte Opera Ensemble

Thursday, August 15, 2013 at 8pm
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.

The East Thirteenth Street Theatre, NYC (map)

Salon/Sanctuary Concerts

Friday, February 22, 2013 at 8pm
The Heirs of Tantalus

From the House of Atreus to the Palace of Nero

Broad Street Ballroom, NYC (map)

Concert Series at All Angels’ Church

Saturday, February 16, 2013 at 7:30pm
The Lenten Violin

Sonatas by Biber, Corelli, and Bach

All Angels’ Church, NYC (map)

Concert Series at All Angels’ Church

Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 7:30pm
Benefit Concert for Sandy Relief

All Angels’ Church, NYC (map)

Salon/Sanctuary Concerts

Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 7:30pm
Classical Portrais

Symphonies by CPE Bach, Haydn, and Mozart

The Liederkranz Club, NYC (map)

at the Pequot LIbrary

Friday, October 19, 2012 at 7:30pm
Classical Portraits

Symphonies by CPE Bach, Haydn, and Mozart

Pequot Library, Southport, CT (map)

Early Music America Competition

Wednesday, October 10, 2012
EMA Baroque Performance Competition Finals

Corpus Christi Church, NYC (map)

at Emanuel Lutheran Church

Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 7pm
Music for Court, Music for Church

Trio sonatas by Corelli, Couperin, and Telemann

Manchester, CT (map)

Concert Series at All Angels’ Church

Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:30pm
If it Ain’t Baroque…

Concertos and Suites of the HIgh Baroque

All Angels’ Church, NYC (map)

Concert Series at All Angels’ Church

Saturday, June 9, 2012 at 7:30pm

All Angels’ Church, NYC (map)

Concert Series at All Angels’ Church

Saturday, April 21, 2012 at 7:30pm
The Birth of the Classical Symphony

All Angels’ Church, NYC (map)

at the Pequot Library

Friday, April 20, 2012 at 7pm
The Birth of the Classical Symphony

Pequot Library, Southport, CT (map)

Carnegie Hall Professional Workshop

March 17–18, 2012
Arpeggiata Workshop

Carnegie Hall, NYC (map)

at Trinity Wall Street

Thursday, March 15, 2012 at 1pm
Roman Vigor, Venetian Romance

Trinity Wall Street, NYC (map)

Juilliard in Aiken

March 10–11, 2012
Juilliard in Aiken

Juilliard in Aiken

Aiken, SC

on the Music Matters series

Sunday, March 4, 2012 at 3pm

La Grua Center, Stonington, CT

at Emanuel Lutheran Church

Saturday, March 3, 2012 at 7pm

Manchester, CT

at Grace Episcopal Church

Saturday, February 11, 2012 at 7:30pm

Hartford, CT (map)

at Trinity Wall Street

Tuesday, December 27, 2011
Our Lady I

with Ryland Angel, countertenor

Trinity Wall Street, NYC (map)

The Vivaldi Project

Sunday, December 18, 2011 at 4pm
The Vivaldi Project

Collinsville Congregational Church, Collinsville, CT (map)

The Vivaldi Project

Saturday, December 17, 2011 at 7pm
The Vivaldi Project

Spring Glen Congregational Church, Hamden, CT (map)

American Opera Projects

Monday, October 10, 2011
American Opera Projects

Hunter College, NYC

at the Pequot Library

Sunday, October 9, 2011 at 4pm
Italy Bathed in Music

Vivaldi and his Friends

Four concerti by Antonio Vivaldi with selections by Guiseppe Antonio Brescianello, Arcangelo Corelli, and Francesco Durante

Pequot Library, Southport, CT (map)

at Connecticut College

Saturday, October 1, 2011 at 7:30pm
Bach, Bach, Goose

Harkness Chapel, New London, CT

at Emanuel Lutheran Church

Saturday, September 10, 2011 at 8pm
The Red Priest

Manchester, CT

American Opera Projects

Thursday, September 8, 2011 at 8pm
American Opera Projects

Douglas Dunn Studios, NYC

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