News, Calendar, Performances

11 June 2022 –The Santa Fe Public Library presents Grand Cru Baroque in a program of Music from Three Centuries for Flute & Violin with Kim Pineda, transverse flute, and Jeffrey Smith, Baroque violin at 4:30 PM.

20 February 2022 — We have recently updated our Audio/Video page to include more recordings from our live performances. Go here to check us out. In the spring of 2020 we commissioned a new piece for the ensemble by Dr. Mark Bergman, “A Time to Dance,” for flute, theorbo, and hand-held percussion. We look forward to sharing it with you.

11 April 2018 — University of Oregon’s 2018 Musicking Conference. “The Dilettante and the Professional: Differences in Composition, Style, and Performance Expectations in the 18th Century.” Kim Pineda, transverse flute, with Natascha Reich, harpsichord

19 August 2017Grand Cru Baroque on Concerts at First, 17th Season. Grand Cru Baroque was featured on this series at First United Methodist Church in Eugene, Oregon in a program of J. S. Bach, C. P. E. Bach, J.-M. Leclair, and Classical Turkish music from the early 17th century. Sunday, May 21 at 3 pm at First United Methodist Church, 1376 Olive Street in Eugene, Oregon. Kim Pineda, Baroque flute, Joanna Blendulf, viola da gamba and pardessus de viole; August Denhard, theorbo, Baroque guitar, and oud, Julia Brown, harpsichord. We were also featured on the local Eugene news with this pre-concert spot, and mentioned “as a kind of Musicking (conference) appetizer in the Eugene Weekly (scroll down about 5 paragraphs).

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26 July 2015 — Wine as Classical Music Outreach (or, “With Baroque music comes Baroque responsibility”)

UPCOMING CONCERT: 

On Sunday, August 2, 2015, at 3:00 PM, we will be performing a program called
Tasting Notes: Grand Cru Baroque at Northwest Cellars. Sample the exceptional Reserve wines of Northwest Cellars and enjoy live music by Bach, Blavet, Jacquet de la Guerre, and more performed by Kim Pineda, baroque flute, Gus Denhard, lute and theorbo, and Henry Lebedinsky, harpsichord. “Baroque music blends the energy of Bluegrass, the soul of R&B, and the intellectual depth of Classical music. Early Music Underground’s Tasting Notes programs are the perfect way to enjoy great wine and great music, an unforgettable way to experience the finer things in life.” For another perspective on playing classical music in non-traditional venues, read this.

 May 2014Good Day Sun King: Baroque Music from New Orleans and New France? Baroque music in New Orleans? Founded in 1718 by the French, it was not long before the Lower Mississippi Valley was populated with French people and French culture. And up river in Montreal and Québec, Parisian music publishers provided the northernmost part of New France with music of all types from “back home.” Kim Pineda, transverse flute, Elinor Frey, Baroque cello, Hideki Yamaya, Baroque guitar and theorbo, August Denhard, theorbo and Baroque guitar, and special guest Janene Nelson perform vocal and instrumental music from New Orleans’s Ursuline Manuscript of 1736, plus music by Monteclair, Couperin, Marais, and other composers from the reign of Louis XIV.

8 February 2014Galant and Grounded: Paying for Time Travel with the Currency of Music. In this concert we travel between the Galant style of the 18th century and the rhapsodic, capricious styles of the 17th century. Kim Pineda, transverse flute, Elinor Frey, Baroque cello, August Denhard, theorbo and Baroque guitar. Music by Fontana, Fiorè, Gabrielli, Kapsberger, Kirnberger, Blavet, and CPE Bach.

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Flutes in Flight | Flutes in Flight | Who Discovered Whom?

Season XVI: 2012-13

4 May 2013La rhétorique de la musique: Behind the scenes of the grand siècle
Kim Pineda, Joanna Blendulf, August Denhard, and Hideki Yamaya present La musique classique, ou l’époque baroque. Music of 17th- and 18th-century France; what more do you need?

27 April 2013 Early Music on the Silk Road: The Musical Connections Between the Middle and Far East and Europe
Performed by: Tomoko Sugawara, Asian kugo harp & gothic harp and August Denhard, lute. Special guest: Jane Hall, percussion. The duo of harp and lute is recorded in ancient Eastern and Western iconography and had a place in art music, religious ritual, and informal settings. Sugawara and Denhard trace the birth of plucked instrumental music from pre-Ottoman times through the Western medieval period with imaginative arrangements and improvisations for kugo harp, ud, and plectrum lute.

13 April 2013The return of smoke & blisters: virtuosic chamber music with a dash of pyrotechnics
Performed by: Kim Pineda, Max Fuller, August Denhard, Hideki Yamaya.
Hang on to your hats, and maybe bring a fire extinguisher, as the band plays some amazing, chimerical, and invigorating music from 18th-century hot spots.

12 January 2013Breaking Baroque: Diminutions, Divisions, & the end of the Renaissance

Kim Pineda and August Denhard present repertoire from the late 16th and early seventeenth centuries, that nebulous time period where the Renaissance ends and the Baroque begins.

4 May 2012Battle of the Bands: Le Roi Soleil and Sanssouci take on the Dresden Hofkappelle

At the courts of Louis XIV, Frederick II (The Great), and Frederick Augustus I (The Strong), the cities of Paris, Berlin/Potsdam, and Dresden were regarded as among the finest musical establishments in Europe during the years 1660-1760.

François Couperin, Jacques-Martin Hotteterre (Paris), Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (Berlin), Wilhelm Friedemann Bach (Dresden), and Johann-Joachim Quantz (Dresden, Berlin, Potsdam) and others provide the musical material for us. Enjoy the concert and cast your vote for in the Baroque Battle of the Bands! Kim Pineda, Baroque flute, Max Fuller, Viola da gamba, August Denhard, Theorbo and Baroque guitar, and Julia Brown, Harpsichord.

24 March 2012Un Mélange Baroque: A Musical Tour of Francophonia
Special guests, Joanna Blendulf, pardessus de viole and viola da gamba, and Hideki Yamaya, lutes, join Kim Pineda, Baroque flute, Max Fuller, Viola da gamba, August Denhard, Theorbo and Baroque guitar. You’ve heard us play French music before. What we didn’t tell you was that much of this music is infused with Spanish, Italian, and Germanic elements, brought to France by itinerant musicians. In spite of his best efforts, Jean Baptiste Lully (an Italian by birth and blood) was unable to keep the outsiders away from his dream of a purely French musical style. Join us and our special guests for this investigative tour of French music.

  • Program:
    Jacques-Martin Hotteterre (1674-1763)
    Trio Sonata in A, Op 3, No V
  • François Couperin (1668-1733)
    Quatriéme Concert, from Concerts Royaux, 1722
  • François Campion (c. 1685-1748)
    Prelude, Allemande “La furieuse,” Air
  • Matthias Maute (b. 1962)
    Rouge (2004)
    [Commissioned by Baroque Northwest in 2004]
  • Improvisation on La Bergamasca
  • Marin Marais (1656-1728)
    Suite in D, from Pièces de violes, IIIe Livre (1711)
  • Michel Blavet (1700-1768)
    Sonata Quarta, Op. 3
  • François Couperin
    Le Parnasse, ou L’Apotheose de Corelli, 1724

22 September 2012
Baroque And Far From Home: Colonial Music of France and Spain
Performed By: Kim Pineda, Max Fuller, August Denhard, Hideki Yamaya
Join us as we explore the colonial music of France (Québec, New Orleans) and Spain (the Americas and Caribbean). You’ll hear familiar music by familiar composers, as well as some new world music by New World people.

21 January 2012Journey to the Center of the Baroque: Music from the European Heartland
Music by Muffat, Schmelzer, Jarzewbski, and other 17th-century composers from Central and Eastern Europe.  What composers come to mind when you mention Salzburg and Vienna? If we add Warsaw to the list of cities, are you still thinking of Mozart? Georg Muffat, Johann Heinrich Schmelzer, and Adam Jarzebski were three composers from Central and Northern Europe that were both cosmopolitan and progressive, based on their personal musical experiences. Kim Pineda, Recorder and Baroque flute, Max Fuller, Viola da gamba, August Denhard Lutes, will be your guides on your journey to the center of the Baroque where you will hear elements of vernacular (dare we say “folk”) music incorporated into the innovative German sonata, and music infused with traces Lully and Corelli.

24 September 2011The Baroque Battle of the Bands!
Atrium Building Courtyard, 10th Avenue & Olive Street, Eugene, Oregon | Kim Pineda, Baroque Flute, Bernard Gordillo, Harpsichord

  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714-1788)
    Sonata in G, H. 554
    Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
    Aria [and improvisation], BWV 988
  • Tim Risher (b. 1957)
    River (2009)
  • Johann Mattheson (1681-1764)
    Sonata III in A, from Brauchbare Virtuoso, 1720
    Antonio Martin y Coll (fl. 1706-09)
    Chacona [and improvisation] from Flores de Música
  • Michel Blavet (1700-1768)
    Sonata VI, Op. 3

The cities of Paris, Berlin/Potsdam, and Hamburg were regarded as among the finest musical establishments in Europe in the 18th century. Michel Blavet (Paris), CPE Bach (Berlin/Potsdam and Hamburg), and Johann Mattheson (Hamburg) provide the musical material for us. Enjoy the concert and cast your vote in the Baroque Battle of the Bands!

The program will also include a work written for Mr. Pineda, “River,” by American composer Tim Risher, and harpsichord solos with improvisations by J. S. Bach (who spent some time in Berlin/Potsdam) and Antonio Martin y Coll.

13 August 2011Les goûts-réunis: Music from Paris, Berlin, and Dresden
Charlotte Convention Center, 501 S. College St., Room 213 A,
Charlotte, NC 10:00 AM (early, I know); Part of the National Flute Association’s Annual Convention | Kim Pineda, Baroque flute, Bernard Gordillo, Harpsichord

  • Frederick the Great (1712-1786)
    Sonata V in A
    Louis Couperin (1626-1661)
    Chaconne in Bb
  • Johann-Joachim Quantz (1697-1773)
    Sonata IV in D, Op. 1
    Tim Risher (b. 1957)
    River (2009)
  • Antonio Martin y Coll (fl. 1706-09)
    Chacona [and improvisation] from Flores de Música
  • Michel Blavet (1700-1768)
    Sonata VI, Op. 3

Season XV: 2011-2012

September 17, 2011Feast of Hamburgers
Music from 18th-century Hamburg | Hamburg was a city with a formidable musical presence. Hear why in this program of music by Telemann, CPE Bach, Handel, Mattheson, and Scheibe. Join Kim Pineda, Baroque flute, Max Fuller, Viola da gamba, August Denhard, Theorbo and Baroque guitar, and Bernard Gordillo, Harpsichord, as they explore the vast repast of chamber music by these Hamburger composers.

March 24, 2012Un mélange baroque: a musical tour of Francophonia
Special guests, Joanna Blendulf, pardessus de viole and viola da gamba, and Hideki Yamaya, lutes, join Kim Pineda, Baroque flute, Max Fuller, Viola da gamba, August Denhard, Theorbo and Baroque guitar. You’ve heard us play French music before. What we didn’t tell you was that much of this music is infused with Spanish, Italian, and Germanic elements, brought to France by itinerant musicians. In spite of his best efforts, Jean Baptiste Lully (an Italian by birth and blood) was unable to keep the outsiders away from his dream of a purely French musical style. Join us and our special guests for this investigative tour of French music.

May 4, 2012 Battle of the Bands: Le roi soleil and Sanssouci take on the Dresden Hofkappelle
At the courts of Louis XIV, Frederick II (The Great), and Frederick Augustus I (The Strong), the cities of Paris, Berlin/Potsdam, and Dresden were regarded as among the finest musical establishments in Europe during the years 1660-1760. | François Couperin, Jacques-Martin Hotteterre (Paris), Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (Berlin), Wilhelm Friedemann Bach (Dresden), and Johann-Joachim Quantz (Dresden, Berlin, Potsdam) and others provide the musical material for us. Enjoy the concert and cast your vote for in the Baroque Battle of the Bands! | Kim Pineda, Baroque flute, Max Fuller, Viola da gamba, August Denhard, Theorbo and Baroque guitar, and Julia Brown, Harpsichord.

Season XIV: 2010-11

September 25, 2010 The French Concoction: Parisian music with Italian Flavor
Kim Pineda, Bernard Gordillo, and August Denhard present a musical feast of music from 17th- and 18th-century France.

February 19, 2011From Prussia with Love II: Music from the courts of Berlin and Dresden
The Treaty of Dresden ended the war between Prussia, Saxony, and Austria. Kim Pineda, Bernard Gordillo, August Denhard, and Max Fuller share the benefits of this treaty with music from the two greatest musical establishments in 18th-century Germany.

Special Event: February 24, 25, 26, 2011 — Henry Purcell’s Indian Queen

Kim Pineda is the music director for this collaborative program with Seattle Early Dance and the Early Music Guild of Seattle.

25 September 2010The French Concoction: Parisian music with Italian Flavor | Kim Pineda, Bernard Gordillo, and August Denhard present a musical feast of music from 17th- and 18th-century France.

26 March 2009 — YWCA’s Legacy Grand Ballroom, 14th & Ave. O in Lubbock, Texas. The concert is in conjunction with workshops and master classes the ensemble is giving at Texas Tech University.

Season XIII: 2009-2010

September 19, 2009 Baroque à la mode
Couperin, Leclair, Marais, and Boismortier were all successful French composers who wrote beautiful chamber music for a variety of tastes. Their works are among the most cherished by today’s performers and audiences alike. Harpsichordist Bernard Gordillo returns to Seattle to join the Baroque Northwest quartet.

December 19, 2009 The Spice of Life: Variations on Musical Themes
Vocal and instrumental music were closely tied together in the Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque periods each genre inspiring the other. While instrumentalists were on a quest to imitate the human voice, vocalists were inspired to new heights by their brilliant instrumental colleagues. Exhausting the potential of a musical theme through variation is a crowning achievement by musicians of all periods. Join the Baroque Northwest Quartet for instrumental variations of vocal music, dance music, and everything in between. Variety is the spice of life!

February 6, 2010 The Scottish Harp, with Maxine Eilander
Early harp virtuoso Maxine Eilander joins Elizabeth C.D. Brown, Gus Denhard, and Ronnee Fullerton for music of Scotland, with a nod to Wales, Ireland, and Britain. The harp passed freely between the worlds of traditional and art music during the Renaissance and Baroque as it does today, and the British Isles produced some of the worlds finest harpers and performance styles. Baroque Northwest puts it all together with Maxine, one of Seattle’s musical treasurers.

March 20, 2010 Back to Basics: Baroque Northwest does the Standards
Revisit the Baroque standards as envisioned by the creative minds and instrumental palette of the Baroque Northwest Quartet. Like a jazz combo playing the standards from the golden age of jazz, Baroque Northwest returns to its roots and pays homage to the most renowned composers of the high Baroque. Vivaldi, Bach, Handel, Telemann; its all good!

Season XII: 2008-09
For the 2008-2009 concert season, Baroque Northwest takes you on a tour of Europe in our new venue, Trinity Parish Church. Start in France, then to Spain and around the Mediterranean to Turkey, Germany by way of Italy, and with two stops in England. You’ll hear music by composers you have never experienced, and you’ll get better acquainted with some composers you have already met.

19 September 2008Louis Louis: Music from the Courts of Louis XIV and Louis XV

21 November 2008Mediterraneo II: More Music from Byzantium to Iberia | Special Guests Kane Mathis and Ruthie Dornfeld join the Baroque Northwest Trio (Ronnee Fullerton, Elizabeth Brown, Gus Denhard) to play Traditional, Renaissance, and Baroque music from Turkey, Iberia, North Africa, and other countries.

20 March 2009Bach to the Future: The Baroque Avant-Garde

Join The Baroque Northwest Trio (Kim Pineda, Ronnee Fullerton, and Gus Denhard) as we explore the outer limits of baroque music, with special guest Bernard Gordillo, harpsichord. Music by Johann Philipp Kirnberger, CPE Bach, Johann Hieronymus Kapsberger, and Johann Sebastian Bach.

2 September 2008Early Music Guild of Seattle, First Tuesdays

Kim Pineda, Transverse flute, and Bernard Gordillo, Harpsichord

  • Michel Blavet (1700-1768)
    Sonata in A, Op. 3, No. 4
    Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767)
    Fantasies 8 and 9, from 12 Fantasies for solo flute, 1732
  • Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
    Concerto in C, BWV 976 (after Vivaldi op. 3 no. 12)
  • Anonymous
    Chacona, from Flores de musica, 1706-1709
  • Johann Gottlieb Goldberg (1727 – 1756)
    Trio Sonata in C major
    (Formerly attributed to J.S. Bach as BWV 1037)

Season XI: 2007-2008

October 6, 2007From Prussia with Love: Music from the Court of Frederick the Great
Join us as we perform music by composers employed or enjoyed by the King (Frederick, not Elvis). Music by CPE Bach, J. P. Kirnberger, Jan Dismas Zelenka, and others. The Baroque Northwest quartet is joined by violinist Tekla Cunningham and harpsichordist Jennifer Streeter.

December 21, 2007 — A Tale of Two Cultures: Music for Heaven and Earth
Baroque Northwest celebrates the celestial (Christmas music from Germany) and terrestrial (secular music from Italy). The Baroque Northwest Quartet is joined by special guest Annalisa Pappano on lirone and viola da gamba, Courtney Kuroda, violin, and soprano Karen Elizabeth Urlie.

February 23, 2008Closing the Gap: The Quest for Unification Continues
Join the Baroque Northwest Quartet as we combine forces with special guest fiddler and Seattle favorite Ruthie Dornfeld in a program of music from Iberia, Mexico, and other parts of the New World. Discover the traditional roots of baroque music and enjoy the early music roots of traditional music.

April 5, 2008Dijon on the Loire: Music of the Mellon and Dijon Chansonniers
Baroque Northwest steps back in time to the late 15th century, performing Franco-Flemish chansons found in the Mellon and Dijon chansonniers (vocal and instrumental versions of both). This repertoire was intensely cultivated throughout France, Italy, and the Low Countries. Baroque Northwest is joined by Renaissance winds virtuoso and vocalist Debra Nagy.

Season X: 2006-2007

October 7, 2006Reformation or Revolution: Music from 17th Century England
And some late 16th century music as well. . .With special guest Eric Mentzel

December 9, 2006Mediterraneo: From Byzantium to Iberia
Join us for a musical sailing around the Mediterranean.
Special Guest: Karen Elizabeth Urlie, soprano

January 20, 2007Closing the Gap: Baroque Appalachia
Discover the early music roots of Appalachian music with Seattle favorites Ruthie Dornfeld and Mark Roberts.

April 14, 2007Flutes in Flight II: Another wild woodwind adventure with Jed Wentz & Janet See

Season IX: 2005-06

October 1, 2005 Travels with Quantz

November 12, 2005Duo Recital: Kim Pineda, transverse flute, Jillon Stoppels Dupree, harpsichord

December 3, 2005 The Great Unknowns: Great music by unknown composers . . .

February 17 & 18, 2006 — Revolutionary Baroque: Music of Thomas Jefferson’s Library
with Shira Kammen & Charles Coldwell.

April 7 & 8, 2006 — Closing the Gap: Music from the Louisiana Territory
with Seattle Cajun band Capuchon.

Season VIII: 2004-05

October 16, 2004 Baroque without Borders: A Musical Tour of Europe

December 11, 2004 From Iberia to the New World: An Exchange of Treasures

January 28 & 29, 2005 Flutes in Flight: A musical high wire act without a net!
with Jed Wentz & Matthias Maute.

February 18, 2005 Vivacious Viols: Consort Music in Three Parts | With Margriet Tindemans, Annalisa Pappano, & Ronnee Fullerton

April 8 & 9, 2005 Closing the Gap: Music from the British Isles with Chris Smith, Angela Mariani, & Joel Bernstein

  • Special Events
    January 8, 2005 Duo Recital: Elizabeth Brown and August Denhard, Lutes & Guitars
    Bethany Lutheran Church, Seattle
  • March 12, 2005 — BNW Quartet | Orcas Theater and Community Center, Orcas Island, Washington
    16 April 2005 — BNW Quartet | Lower Valley Community Concert Series
    Sunnyside High School auditorium, 16th and Edison.

Season VII: 2003-2004

Since 1993, the Benevolent Order for Music of the Baroque has aspired to both expand the horizons of classical music listeners and to invite listeners of non-classical music to find out more about the early music world, and have fun while doing so. This year we include a mini-series of cross-genre concerts called Closing the Gap. In these cross-genre concerts we will demonstrate the ways that early music relates to particular folk traditions from Europe to the New World. All pre-concert events take place 1 hour before the concert in the concert space.

  • Early Music Series
    18 & 19 October 2003Culture Clash: Music from Italy and France
  • 13 & 14 December 2003 Winter Solstice and Holiday Concert

16 & 17 April 2004 Bläsing Baroque: Virtuosic Music for Two Flutes

  • Mini-Series: Closing the Gap
    3- & 31 January 2004 Across the Carpathians: Music from Central & Eastern Europe
    with Ensemble Sub Masa
  • February 21-22, 2004 Music of the New World: Who Discovered Whom?
    with Correo Aereo

Season VI: 2002-03
benevolent order for music of the baroque

12 & 13 October 2002 The Rhetoric of Gods and Monsters
Music with a rhetorical twist, including Tartini’s “Devil’s Trill” sonata, and François Couperin’s Apotheosis of Corelli.

14 & 15 December 2002 Winter Solstice and Holiday Concert
Charpentier’s sublime Nativity Pastorale, plus music for the season.

22 & 23 February 2003 Les Caractères de la danse
Jean-Féry Rebel’s compendium of baroque dance, and two cantatas by Louis-Nicolas Clerambault. This program features baroque dancer Anna Mansbridge and New York-based soprano Kristin Gould.

5 & 6 April 2003Solo Recital: Baroque Northwest presents Kim Pineda, transverse flute and recorder, assisted by William Skeen, cello and viola da gamba, and Jack Ashworth, harpsichord.

Season V: 2001-02
Benevolent Order for Music of the Baroque

20 & 21 October 2001The Gauntlet: The Ultimate Chamber Music Challenge

Join our squad as they tackle some of the most demanding chamber music from the 17th and 18th centuries, culminating in Johann Sebastian Bach’s exciting, dazzling, and mind-bending Brandenburg Concerto 5.

15 & 16 December 2001 Benevolent Order for Music of the Baroque’s Holiday Blast | Celebrate the season with our eclectic blend of Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque music for voices and instruments. Linda Strandberg joins the holiday band for a fun holiday event.

23 & 24 February 2002The Son of Smoke & Blisters: Our Annual Concerto Extravaganza. This year we pit the “younger” generation of Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach and Giussepe Tartini against the “old guard” of J S Bach, Vivaldi, and the ubiquitous Telemann. Not to be missed, this concert features the Pacific Northwest Premier on period instruments of Tartini’s action-packed Viola da gamba concerto, as well as CPE Bach’s Concerto in a, for Flute & strings, JS Bach’s Violin Concerto in E, Vivaldi’s Concerto in g for 2 cellos plus a couple of surprises.

11 & 12 May 2002Extra-Strength, Double-Barreled, High-Octane Formula | Our season finale presents a wide variety of intense chamber music for smaller forces from the 16th-, 17th-, and 18th centuries. Watch as everyone plays at least two different instruments!

Season IV:  2000-2001
Benevolent Order for Music of the Baroque
21 & 22 October 2000 BACH-analia: Music of JS Bach, his sons, & contemporaries
This concert is part of Seattle’s Bach Festival!

2 & 3 DecemberThe Holiday Blast: Medieval, Renaissance, & Baroque Music for the Holidays

24 & 25 February 2001 The Bride of Smoke and Blisters: Virtuosic Concertos for Winds & Strings
Performed at The Church at 6556 35th Avenue NE (Wedgwood)

April 2001 Innocence Lost: Marc-Antoine Charpentier’s opera Acteon
Plus: Action-packed instrumental music by Charpentier and Jean-Marie Leclair!

Season III: 1999-2000

16 & 17 October 1999Apocalypse Now: Music from the End of an Era

11 & 12 December 1999Christmas in France: Charpentier’s Midnight Mass & Nativity Pastorale

26 & 27 February 2000Smoke & Blisters II: Virtuosic Concertos for Winds & Strings

12 & 13 May 2000Heinrich Schuetz: The Passion According to St. Matthew


Season II: 1998-99
Benevolent Order for Music of the Baroque

31 October & 1 November 1998 The Baroque Avant-Garde
UW’s Brechemin Auditorium (Sat., with COSTUME CONTEST!) & Henry Art Gallery (Sun.)

27 & 28 February 1999 Concertos, Cantatas, & Cacophony: The Early Days of Rock ‘n’ Roll Music Center of the Northwest, 96th & Linden, Seattle

10 & 11 April 1999 The Magnificent Seven: The Liberal Arts in Sight & Sound
@ Nippon Kan Theater, 628 S. Washington St., in Seattle’s International District.

Season I: Our 1997-98 Season! Our first in Seattle and fifth overall
Benevolent Order for Music of the Baroque

27 & 28 September 1997Bubba Baroque: Music from Southern Europe
28 February & 1 March 1998Smoke & Blisters: 18th Century Pyrotechnic Concertos
24 & 25 April 1998Music, Politics, & Intrigue: Marc-Antoine Charpentier’s Les Arts Florissants
All programs performed at the NIPPON KAN THEATER in Seattle’s International District