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Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Musicians in Ordinary Perform New Year's Concert of Baroque Music


A Toronto New Year’s Tradition
THE MUSICIANS IN ORDINARY PERFORM BAROQUE MUSIC
FOR NEW YEAR’S DAY AND JANUARY 2

Alessandro Scarlatti - youngThe sounds of the European Baroque ease music-lovers elegantly into the New Year, when The Musicians In Ordinary present their annual New Year’s Day Baroque concert.

Soprano Hallie Fishel and John Edwards, lutenist and theorboist, have made their concert of Baroque cantatas and sonatas an annual Toronto New Year’s tradition.  This year, violinists Christopher Verrette and Edwin Huizinga join them for two concerts, with Philip Fournier on harpsichord, Tuesday, January 1 at 2 p.m. at the Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Avenue (Bay subway). 

The concert will be repeated Wednesday, January 2 at 8 p.m. 

Tickets, $25, $20 for students and seniors, are available at the door.  More information may be obtained fromwww.musiciansinordinary.ca, by e-mailing musinord@sympatico.ca or by calling 416-535-9956.

Among the featured music will be cantatas and trio sonatas by Alessandro Scarlatti, Bonporti and Vivaldi, and an anonymous sonata for the nearly six-foot-long archlute and continuo.

This season, The Musicians In Ordinary are also St. Michael’s College Ensemble in Residence (http://www.musiciansinordinary.ca/concerts/st-mikes). This position serves as base for their mission to place the music of the Renaissance and Baroque in a cultural context for colleges, universities and museums across North America.

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