2016–2017 Season

View Past Seasons: 15–16, 14–15, 13–14, 12–13, 11–12
With the Connecticut Chamber Choir
Illumination: Early Cantatas of J.S. Bach +
2016–17 NYC Concert Series
The Brandenburg Concerti +
The Four Seasons +
St. John Passion

The Sebastians and TENET are teaming up to present J.S. Bach’s St. John Passion in an unconducted performance with an exceptional orchestra and cast of singers. This spectacular production is truly the highlight of our season, and a MUST-SEE for all New York music-lovers. Jeffrey Grossman will lead the two ensembles from the chamber organ with tenor Aaron Sheehan as the Evangelist. Buy Tickets

March 23, 2017 at 7:00pm
March 25, 2017 at 7:00pm
St. Paul’s German Evangelical Lutheran Church, NYC (map)
The Complete J.S. Bach for Solo Violin

The crown jewel of our season: this unique concert experience promises to present Bach’s Sonatas and Partitas for Solo Violin as you’ve never heard them before. Bach’s six contrapuntal masterpieces will be presented as an installation for you to explore. Come enter “the mind of the master” with the virtuosic violinists of the Sebastians.

More information on this innovative musical event coming soon. Tickets on sale soon

April 24, 2017 at 7:30pm
St. John the Divine (map)
The Musical Offering

Following a season of grand orchestras and spectacular ensembles, we return for our season finale to chamber music, and the intimacy of the quartet—baroque violin, flute, cello, and harpsichord. This sparkling program features music by J.S. Bach and his contemporaries, Handel and Telemann, including selections from Bach’s famous Musical Offering.

Featuring, Daniel S. Lee, violin, David Ross, traverso, Ezra Seltzer, cello, and Jeffrey Grossman, harpsichord. Subscribe

May 13, 2017 at 7:30pm
All Angels’ Church, NYC (map)
Music & More
Over the Alps +
Residency at Avaloch Farm Music Institute

Avaloch Farm Music Institute provides a unique opportunity for chamber music and jazz ensembles at any stage of development, to have the time and space to work intensively on repertoire, prepare for recordings, concerts or competitions, work with composers on commissions, and forge or reconnect to a group musical identity. The violinists of the Sebastians will be working on projects for the rest of the season, including our innovating program of Bach’s sonatas and partitas for solo violin.

October 17–22, 2016
16 Hardy Lane, Boscawen, NH
Music in the Somerset Hills
Mozart: Requiem +
Handel: Water Music

Stephen Sands conducts Handel’s radiant masterwork. Check back in the fall for more information.

June 24, 2017
The Lake Club, Far Hills, NJ (map)
at Emerald City Music
With harpist Bridget Kibbey +
at Emanuel Lutheran Church
The Musical Offering

The Sebastians return to beautiful Emanuel Lutheran Church for a sparkling program for baroque violin, flute, cello, and harpsichord, including Bach’s trio sonata from the Musical Offering and works by Bach’s contemporaries, Handel and Telemann.

May 14, 2017 at 4pm
Manchester, CT (map)
Chelsea Music Festival

The Chelsea Music Festival celebrates great music by bringing together world-leading musicians and exciting newcomers to the international stage in the performing, culinary and visual arts.

June 10–18, 2016
New York City
With the Connecticut Chamber Choir
Illumination: Early Cantatas of J.S. Bach +
Music & More
Over the Alps +
Residency at Avaloch Farm Music Institute

Avaloch Farm Music Institute provides a unique opportunity for chamber music and jazz ensembles at any stage of development, to have the time and space to work intensively on repertoire, prepare for recordings, concerts or competitions, work with composers on commissions, and forge or reconnect to a group musical identity. The violinists of the Sebastians will be working on projects for the rest of the season, including our innovating program of Bach’s sonatas and partitas for solo violin.

October 17–22, 2016
16 Hardy Lane, Boscawen, NH
Music in the Somerset Hills
Mozart: Requiem +
Handel: Water Music

Stephen Sands conducts Handel’s radiant masterwork. Check back in the fall for more information.

June 24, 2017
The Lake Club, Far Hills, NJ (map)
at Emerald City Music
With harpist Bridget Kibbey +
at Emanuel Lutheran Church
The Musical Offering

The Sebastians return to beautiful Emanuel Lutheran Church for a sparkling program for baroque violin, flute, cello, and harpsichord, including Bach’s trio sonata from the Musical Offering and works by Bach’s contemporaries, Handel and Telemann.

May 14, 2017 at 4pm
Manchester, CT (map)
Chelsea Music Festival

The Chelsea Music Festival celebrates great music by bringing together world-leading musicians and exciting newcomers to the international stage in the performing, culinary and visual arts.

June 10–18, 2016
New York City
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