Future Performances

My musical endeavors have taken me to countless memorable places, characterized by beautiful landscapes, meeting wonderful friends, experiencing delicious cuisines, and above all, hearing and playing beautiful music.  Here are some of my upcoming projects here and abroad.

Early Music America Baroque Performance Competition Finals
Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 7 pm
Logan Center for the Arts, 915 E. 60th St., Chicago, IL

Trio Speranza is thrilled to compete in Early Music America’s 2014 Baroque Performance Competition finals here in Chicago, which is home to two of our ensemble members – cellist Cora Swenson Lee and harpsichordist Jason Moy. FREE admission.

DePaul Baroque Ensemble Fall Concert
Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 8 pm
DePaul Concert Hall, 804 W. Belden Ave., Chicago, IL

Members of the DePaul Baroque Ensemble perform music by J.S. Bach and other composers of the 17th and 18th centuries.The program includes Bach's Orchestral Suite Nr. 2 in B Minor, BWV 1067, and the Overture and Suite in D Major from Telemann's Tafelmusik, Part II. FREE admission.

Music of the Baroque: J.S. Bach, Christmas Oratorio
Sunday, November 30, 2014 at 3 pm
North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie, IL
Monday, December 1, 2014 at 7:30 pm
Harris Theater at Millennium Park, 205 E. Randolph Dr., Chicago, IL

From the heaven-storming timpani of the opening movement, the Christmas story unfolds in dramatic narrative, moving arias, and inspiring choruses—performed with the passion and style Music of the Baroque always brings to Bach’s great choral works. Tickets: $27-$75

Apollo Chorus: Handel's Messiah
Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 3 pm
Orchestra Hall at Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL
Saturday, December 20, 2014 at 3 pm
Harris Theater at Millennium Park, 205 E. Randolph Dr., Chicago, IL

The Apollo Chorus has presented Handel's Messiah annually since 1879. This year, I am happy to be part of this beloved Chicago holiday tradition as harpsichordist for the complete Messiah under the direction of Stephen Alltop. Tickets: $15-$60

Early Music at the Barn: Christmas Cantatas with VOX3 Collective
Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 4 pm
Byron Colby Barn, 1561 Jones Point Rd., Grayslake, IL

The acclaimed VOX3 Collective presents “Shepherds & Angels”, a program of Baroque cantatas for the holiday season by Alessandro Stradella and Alessandro Scarlatti, and other sacred and secular works by Boismortier, Vierdanck, and Weckmann. Tickets: $18.

Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra: Handel's Messiah
Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 7 pm
Al. Ringling Theatre, 136 4th Ave., Baraboo, WI
Friday, December 12, 2014 at 7 pm
Blackhawk Church, 9620 Brader Way, Middleton, WI
Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 7 pm
Stoughton Opera House, 381 E. Main St., Stoughton, WI

Usher in the holidays with Handel's Messiah and the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra. The amazing roster of soloists, including soprano Sarah Lawrence, alto Emily Lodine, tenor James Doing, and bass Peter Van De Graaff, are joined by the WCO Chorus, UW Madrigal Singers, and the Festival Choir of Madison. Tickets: $10-$28

Early Music at the Barn: Stylus Phantasticus with Trio Speranza
Sunday, March 22, 2015 at 4 pm
Byron Colby Barn, 1561 Jones Point Rd., Grayslake, IL

Early Music at the Barn closes their 2014-15 season with an appearance by the Boston-based period instrument ensemble, Trio Speranza. Violinist Anna Griffis, cellist Cora Swenson Lee, and harpsichordist Jason Moy have prepared a dazzling Austro-Germanic program featuring music by Schmelzer, Buxtehude, Telemann, and an innovative take on J.S. Bach. Tickets: $18.