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2018/2019 SEASON SUBSCRIPTIONS

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Vivaldi: The Four Seasons    Marais:  Alcyone Suites

September 22nd, 2018: Beverly O'Neill Theater, 7pm 
September 23rd, 2018: Zipper Hall, The Colburn School, 3pm 

Director: Gonzalo X. Ruiz

Gonzalo Ruiz pairs two masterpieces famous for their depiction of Mother Nature in all its glory. “The Four Seasons” presents Vivaldi's naturalistic masterpiece as you've never heard it before. From singing birds to babbling brooks and barking dogs, from summer storms to wintry winds, the seasons come alive in Gonzalo's new setting based on Vivaldi's own chamber concertos.

Marais’ Alcyone is filled with elegant dances and character pieces representing sailors, magicians, mythological beings, and of course, the famous storm at sea.

 

Total Eclipse—Music for Handel’s tenor, John Beard

November 10th, 2018: Beverly O'Neill  Theater, 7pm 
November 11th, 2018: Thayer Hall, The Colburn School, 3pm 

Guest director: Stephen Stubbs
Aaron Sheehan, tenor

From the moment the young English tenor John Beard first performed with Handel in 1734, the composer began fashioning roles for him. This led to a new idea – the tenor as Oratorio’s leading man. Until this moment, sopranos and castrati dominated the operatic stage. As Handel invented and shaped the English Oratorio, and took advantage of John Beard’s special talents, he was able to compose pieces that, to this day, define the elements of this genre. With GRAMMY award-winning tenor Aaron Sheehan, Musica Angelica creates a portrait of this historical character with some of Handel’s most glorious music under the artistic direction of GRAMMY winner Stephen Stubbs.

 

“From Heav'nly Harmony” 

Music of Joy to Celebrate the Season

December 8th, 2018: Beverly O'Neill Theater, 7pm 
December 9th, 2018: Zipper Hall, The Colburn School, 3pm 

Director: Martin Haselböck
Teresa Wakim, soprano - Thomas Cooley, tenor
Guest Choir: Long Beach Camerata

Martin Haselböck and Musica Angelica ring in the festive season with trumpets, oboes, strings,  and voices! The performance  kicks off with Corelli’s joyful Christmas Concerto, famed for its pastoral character. Soprano Teresa Wakim features in Bach’s famous cantata  Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen  before being joined by tenor Thomas Cooley and the Long Beach Camerata for Handel’s exuberant Ode to Saint Caecilia.

 

Resound Mozart

February 9th, 2019: Beverly O'Neill Theater, 7pm 
February 10th, 2019: Zipper Hall, The Colburn School, 8pm 

Director: Martin Haselböck 
Sherezade Panthaki, soprano  -  Ilia Korol, violin

Haselböck is the first conductor in Germany to have staged productions of the great Mozart operas using period instruments. He has long been renowned for his interpretations of both orchestral and operatic works of the Austrian genius, receiving the Mozart Prize by the City of Prague in 1991 for his production of Don Giovanni. 

Martin Haselböck’s passion for this playful repertoire is evident as he directs a  concert featuring star soprano Sherezade Panthaki, and concert master and concerto soloist Ilia Korol.

 

Love and Death in Venice

Concerti, Duetti and Arias by Vivaldi, Handel and other Composers from this great City.

April 6th, 2019: Beverly O'Neill Theater, 7pm 
April 7th, 2019: Zipper Hall, The Coburn School, 3pm 

Cynthia Roberts, Director
Kathryn Mueller and Ellen McAteer, Sopranos
Daniel Taylor, Countertenor

 

Some of the greatest baroque music was written and performed in Venice.  George Frederic Handel came to this city to hire the best singers for his English Opera Company. The music of Gabrieli, Vivaldi, Sammartini was conquering the world and was popular in concert halls across Europe.  Grammy nominee Kathryn Mueller and Ellen McAteer, one of the leading singers from Canada will join Daniel Taylor, one of the great alto Voices and a longtime musical partner of Musica Angelica in flamboyant works by Handel and Venetian Masters. Cynthia Roberts will direct the orchestra and perform in one of Vivaldi's great Violin Concertos. A Musical Feast not to be missed.

 

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2018/19 Subscription Tickets

MUSICA ANGELICA 2018/2019 SEASON SUBSCRIPTION DATES

Vivaldi's Four Seasons
September 22nd, 2018, 7pm:  Beverly O'Neill Theater
September 23rd, 2018, 3pm:  Zipper Hall, The Colburn School

Handel & Beard
November 10th, 2018, 7pm:  Beverly O'Neill Theater
November 11th, 2018, 3pm:  Thayer Hall, The Colburn School

“From Heav'nly Harmony”
December 8th, 2018, 7pm:  Beverly O'Neill Theater
December 9th, 2018, 3pm:  Zipper Hall, The Colburn School

The Playful Mozart
February 9th, 2019, 7pm:  Beverly O'Neill Theater
February 10th, 2019, 8pm:  Zipper Hall, The Colburn School

Chiaroscuro
April 6th, 2019, 5pm:  Beverly O'Neill Theater
April 7th, 2019, 3pm:  Zipper Hall, The Colburn School