The San Diego Early Music Society is a non-profit organization founded to showcase the musical treasures of Europe’s medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque periods, as performed on period instruments and in accordance with historical practice. The Society was established in 1981 and has presented concerts in churches, small halls, museums, and homes — settings for which the music was composed.
Sunday, March 23, 2014 - st james by-the-sea – 7:30 pm
ARTEK and Les Sacqueboutiers Gwendolyn Toth, director
Between Monteverdi and Bach lies an entire repertoire of glorious sacred music. Johan Rosenmüller (1619-1684) was equally a genius, and was one of the most important links between the early and later baroque styles. ARTEK, Les Sacqueboutiers, and violinist Enrico Gatti feature several of Rosenmüller’s outstanding solo cantatas for alto or soprano, along with virtuoso instrumental music by Biber, Schmelzer, and Weckmann. This concert is a celebration of the flowering of German baroque music in the second half of the 17th century.
...the performances, under the direction of Gwendolyn Toth, had a youthful flair, even a certain sensuality, that stood out in a season of routine ritual. – Alex Ross, New York Times
The Fifth Book of Madrigals, as performed by the outstanding musicians of ARTEK, is a stunning vindication
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