Old Music for the New Year – Christmas Cantatas and Music from 17th Century Germany and Austria - January 1, 2018, 2.30 p.m.
Heinrich Schmelzer (ca. 1620-1680) - Sonata “Pastorella” for 2 violins, continuo
Christoph Bernhard (1628-1692) - “Jauchzet dem Herrn”, for two sopranos, bass, 2 violins, continuo
Johann-Kaspar Kerll (1627-1693) - Sonata a due, for two violins and continuo
Christoph Bernhard (1598-1662) - “Ach, mein herzlibes Jesulein”, for two sopranos, bass, 2 violins, continuo Schmelzer Variations on ‘La Bella Pastora’, for 2 violins and continuo
Johann Crüger (1598-1662) - “O Jesu Christ, dein Kripplein”, for soprano, alto, 2 violins, continuo Antonio Bertali (1605-1669) Sonata for 2 violins, viola da gamba and basso continuo, from Prothimia Suavissima
Augustin Pfleger (ca.1635-ca.1690) - “Mache dich auf werde licht”, for two sopranos, tenor, bass, 2 violins, continuo
Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707) - Ciacona in e minor, Bwv160, transcribed for 2 violins, viola da gamba, continuo
Tenor: Adam Dyjach (bio)
Marc Destrubé - baroque violin
Linda Melsted - baroque violin
Natalie Mackie - viola da gamba
Michael Jarvis - harpsichord and organ
La Modestine is a chamber music ensemble formed by four fine west coast musicians with a love of playing music of the 17th and 18th centuries together. The members bring a wealth of international experience to playing this enchanting repertoire on period instruments.
Admission by donation