The Sebastians are back in full force! This sparkling season premiere features soaring solos for cello, harpsichord, violin, flute, and more in grand concerti by Bach, Handel, and Vivaldi.
The Five Concerti
Saturday, September 9, 2023 at 5pm
Getting to the Venue
Good Shepherd-Faith Presbyterian Church is on West 66th St. between Broadway and Amsterdam. The church is not wheelchair accessible; there are twenty steps up to the sanctuary with a hand-railing, and a landing partway up.
Concert length: 70–80 minutes with no intermission
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)
Brandenburg Concerto no. 3, BWV 1048 in G major for three violins, three violas, and three cellos, with violone and harpsichord
Brandenburg Concerto no. 5, BWV 1050 in D major for flute, violino principale, strings, and harpsichord solo
Brandenburg Concerto no. 6, BWV 1051 in B-flat major for two violas, two violas da gamba, cello, violone, and harpsichord
George Frideric Handel (1685–1759)
Concerto grosso in G major, HWV 314, op. 3, no. 3 for flute, violin concertino, strings, and basso continuo
Antonio Vivaldi (1678–1741)
Concerto in G minor, RV 531 for two cellos, strings, and basso continuo
David Ross, flute
Daniel Lee, Mandy Wolman, Beth Wenstrom, violin
Jessica Troy, Kyle Miller, and Alissa Smith, viola
Ezra Seltzer, cello
Adrienne Hyde, and Adrienne Hyde, cello and viola da gamba
Nathaniel Chase, violone
Jeffrey Grossman, harpsichord
Students of any age can attend this concert for free.
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Music is For All
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Health & Safety
The safety of our performers, staff, and audience are of the utmost importance to us.
While we remain safety-conscious (and pro-vaccines!), we are currently mask-optional for audiences and will not be checking vaccine cards.
We reserve the right to require masks on a per-concert basis as we monitor local conditions—in the event of this change, an announcement will be made via email before the concert.By purchasing a ticket and attending a concert, you acknowledge that despite all reasonable precautions, there are risks in attending live musical events and you agree to accept those risks yourself. You release the Sebastians (legally, Sebastian Chamber Players, Inc.) from any claims based on your attendance of one of our concerts. Your in-person concert ticket also grants you access to the virtual concert experience—available 2–4 weeks after the performance. If you are not feeling well, have been recently exposed to COVID-19, or have recently tested positive for COVID-19, please stay home and rest. If you have any questions or need assistance, we are always reachable at email@example.com.