Aberfoyle Baroque Events

Aberfoyle Baroque offers three different types of concert events, each of which includes a full concert of 60-80 minutes.  Soirées offer a complimentary seated multi-course meal with fine wines; Lux Concerts offer complimentary canapés or desserts with fine beverages; & Concerts offer complimentary fine beverages.   We also host occasional Master Classes led by exceptional instructors & performers on a broad range of topics.

Jean Rondeau
Performer(s):
Jean Rondeau
Mar 4 2017 - 8:00pm

Don't miss Jean Rondeau performing J.S. Bach's incomparable Goldberg Variations!

Keyvan Chemirani & Jean Rondeau, Aberfoyle Baroque
Performer(s):
Jean Rondeau, Harpsichord & Keyvan Chemirani, Persian Zarb, Santoor
Mar 5 2017 - 4:30pm

Delight in some of the Baroque's most brilliant & emotionally arousing music.  Harpsichordist extraordinaire Jean Rondeau will perform works by D'Anglebert, Scheidemann, Storace, Bull, & J.S. Bach and, joined by virtuoso Percussionist Keyvan Chemirani, present variations on other composers' pieces.  The concert concludes with a variation on Padre Antonio Soler's exhilarating Fandango.

Jory Vinikour & Philippe LeRoy, Aberfoyle Baroque, Harpsichord
Performer(s):
Jory Vinikour & Philippe LeRoy
Apr 1 2017 - 6:30pm

Renowned harpsichordists, Jory Vinikour & Philippe LeRoy will be featured in a stunning program of works written for Two Harpsichords.  Featured composers include Padre Antonio Soler, Wilhelm Friedemann Bach, Jacques Duphly, Jean-Jacques Beauvarlet-Charpentier, & Johann Christian Bach.  With two harpsichords in play under the hands of two masters, this is an event not to miss!

Paige Whitley-Bauguess, Leon Schelhase, Geoffrey Burgess
Performer(s):
Paige Whitley-Bauguess (Baroque Dancer); Leon Schelhase (Harpsichord); Geoffrey Burgess (Baroque Oboe)
Jul 22 2017 - 6:30pm

Enjoy the visual and auditory spendors of Baroque dance performed in period-informed costumes with accompaniment by harpsichord & Baroque oboe.  Solo harpsichord and harpsichord plus Baroque oboe performances of glorious dance pieces of the Baroque period will also be included in the evening's program. 

Musical News

Alberto Busettini, Aberfoyle Baroque, Harpsichord
Posted on: Jan 27 2017 - 7:30pm

Aberfoyle Baroque will feature renowned Italian harpsichordist Alberto Busettini, of Teatro La Fenice, Venice,  at a public Concert in South Africa.  "Harpsichord Music of Baroque Europe" will be performed at St. George's Cathedral on January 27th at 7:30pm.

Posted on: Dec 4 2016 - 3:00pm

For Baroque adherents who also enjoy a step back in musical time: Don't miss Capitol Early Music's concert of Medieval & Renaissance choral music performed by the Rose Ensemble.   Scheduled at 3:00pm on December 4 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church. Tickets available online at capitolearlymusic.org or at the door.  

 

 

The Art of Fugue: The Opera
Posted on: Dec 2 2002 - 7:30pm

Aberfoyle Baroque joins Passepied Baroque Performing Arts in hosting the premier performance of this fully staged, Bach-centric opera on DEC. 2 at 7:30pm.  Jory Vinikour will direct the opera from the sichord.  

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Harpsichord Miscellanea

Shakespeare wrote just two musical sonnets.  In one of these, Sonnet 128, he watches his “Dark Lady” play the keyboard (a virginal or Bassono-built clavichord). He wishes for a kiss & envies the jacks that the ​lady’s fingers “tickle”.