Bach Week Chamber Concert: Music Royal & Divine
Friday, January 25, 2019 at 8:00pm | Mission San Luis Obispo
Music celebrating royalty and the divine. This year, the concert will expand to include chamber vocal works in addition to instrumental music performed by the world-class period instrument ensemble Mensa Sonora California. Three works for solo voice and small instrument ensemble will also be performed. Two works by Handel, “Gloria in excelsis Deo” and “Salve Regina,” will be performed by guest artists, sopranos Cait Frizzell
and Katya Gruzglina
, respectively. Gruzglina is a graduate of the Juilliard School and an active performer with Chamber Music Silicon Valley and Orange County Opera. Frizzell is a graduate of the Royal College of Music and a member of the Grammy Award-winning vocal ensemble Seraphic Fire. Guest baritone Matthew Goinz
will perform the cantata “Thétis” by French baroque composer Jean-Phillipe Rameau. The concert will also include “L’impériale” by François Couperin, performed by Mensa Sonora California: Anthony Martin
, violin; David Wilson
, violin; John Dornenburg
, viola da gamba; and Charles Sherman
, harpsichord. University organist Paul Woodring will play organ.
Tickets: $15 general, $10 students
Purchase tickets to both Jan. 25 and Jan. 26 concerts, and receive discounted pricing: $25 public, $15 students
Pre-Concert Talk at 7:00pm
Join Bach Week directors
David Arrivée and Scott Glysson for an overview of the Friday and Saturday concerts.
**Note special location**