This Friday and Saturday – Voices and Viols with Sonnambula!

We’re extremely pleased to announce that soprano Jolle Greenleaf is joining us for this weekends concerts with Sonnambula viol consort.  Hailed as a “golden soprano” and called “a major force in the New York early music-scene” by the New York TimesJolle Greenleaf is one of the leading voices in the field. She is a much sought-after soloist in music by Bach, Buxtehude, Handel, Purcell and, most notably, Claudio Monteverdi. 

Jolle joins mezzo-soprano, Virginia Warnken, to bring you an evening of sublime yet rarely performed works by Dietrich Buxtehude, Johann Rosenmuller, Johann Hermann Schein, Johann Schop, Johannes Schenck, and Johann Sebastian Bach.

Friday, January 11 at 8pm
St. Paul’s Church, Chestnut Hill
22 E. Chestnut Hill Avenue
Philadelphia PA

Saturday, January 12 at 8pm
St. Luke in the Fields
487 Hudson St.
New York, NY

Voices and Viols with Sonnambula!

On January 11 and 12, New York’s Sonnambula viol consort and the Buxtehude Consort will join forces to bring you gorgeous works for voices and viols.

Friday, January 11 at St. Paul’s Church in Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia

Saturday, January 12 at St. Luke in the Fields, New York City

End Times!

Join us on October 26 and 27 for cantatas by Bach and Telemann on End Times themes!  Also on the program is Telemann’s concerto for three oboes, three violins and continuo, featuring Philadelphia’s top Baroque oboists.

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October 26 at 8 pm at the Church of the Crucifixion at 8th and Bainbridge in Philadelphia

October 27 at 8 pm at St. Paul’s Church in Chestnut Hill Philadelphia.

Our 2012-2013 season to be announced soon!

We have an exciting 2012-2013 season in the works, with sacred and secular cantatas by Bach, Buxtehude, Campra, Rameau, Telemann and Zelenka on our programs!  We’ll be announcing our full season in the next week or so, so stay tuned!  In the meantime, sign up for email updates to be kept apprised!

Passion Cantatas by Bach, Biber, Buxtehude and Telemann

Our next concert program will feature Passion Cantatas by Bach, Biber, Buxtehude and Telemann.
Two performances:
8pm on April 13 at First Unitarian Church (2125 Chestnut Street, Phila., PA)
8pm on April 14 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Chestnut Hill (22 E. Chestnut Hill Ave., Phila. PA).

An Unrequited Valentine’s Day: Handel’s Apollo e Dafne

Join us on February 17, 18 and 19 for special Valentine’s Day performances of Handel’s Apollo e Dafne, with John Fowler, baritone and Clara Rottsolk, soprano.
Also on the program is Telemann’s Concerto for Recorder, Bassoon, Strings & Continuo in F major, TWV 52:F1, featuring Gwyn Roberts, recorder, and Anna Marsh, bassoon.

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February 17, 8 pm at St. Peter’s Church at 3rd and Pine in Philadelphia, PA
February 18, 8 pm at St. Paul’s Church in Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, PA
February 19, 4 pm at Highland Presbyterian Church in Lancaster, PA


The Buxtehude Consort

Welcome to our new website!  On November 12 and 13, we are pleased to present the following concert program:

O Traurigkeit, Samuel Capricornus
Quartet for Recorder, Two Flutes and Continuo, Georg Philipp Telemann, TVWV 43:d1
Trauer-Actus: Ach, wie nichtig, ach, wie flüchtig, Georg Philipp Telemann, TWV 1:38
Trauer-Kantate: Du aber, Daniel, gehe hin, Georg Philipp Telemann, TWV 4:17

Please visit Concerts for more information about this wonderful concert program!