Muse of Fire
February 2February 5, 2023

Violinists Alan Choo and Emi Tanabe have won the hearts of audiences with their soulful, playful, and fiery virtuosity. Joined by 7 other friends on strings, lutes, harpsichord, and organ, they delve into the passionate music of 17th-century composers. Heinrich Biber’s joyful and dance-like sonata on the Assumption of the Virgin Mary meets a “fencing match” by Schmelzer. Singers Andréa Walker and Edward Vogel bring compelling spirituality to music of Bach’s predecessors, including Buxtehude.

Pre-Concert Conversation with baritone Edward Vogel, 1 hour before each performance.

Thursday, February 2, 2023, 7:30PM
First United Methodist Church, AKRON
Friday, February 3, 2023, 7:30PM
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, CLEVELAND HEIGHTS
Saturday, February 4, 2023, 8:00PM
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, CLEVELAND HEIGHTS
Sunday, February 5, 2023, 4:00PM
ROCKY RIVER Presbyterian Church
Featured Artists
Alan Choo,violin & direction
Andréa Walker,soprano
Edward Vogel,baritone

On Friday night enjoy hot cider, coffee, and sweets plus a chat with the musicians!

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Previous Concert: Handel’s Messiah Next Concert: Exile

“The U.S.A.’s hottest baroque band.” –CLASSICAL MUSIC MAGAZINE (UK)

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