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.

Trio Speranza: At the Crossroads
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at 1 pm
UIC School of Theatre and Music, Recital Hall, 1040 W. Harrison St., Chicago, IL

Join the Boston-based period instrument ensemble, Trio Speranza, for a free lunchtime program highlighting the music of such musical visionaries as Buxtehude, Bach, Barriere, and Francoeur. FREE admission.

Trio Speranza at DANK Haus: Stylus Phantasticus, Old and New
Saturday, March 21, 2015 at 7:30 pm
DANK Haus German American Cultural Center, 4740 N. Western Ave., Chicago, IL

Celebrate J.S. Bach's 330th birthday with Trio Speranza at DANK Haus German American Cultural Center located in Chicago's iconic Lincoln Square neighborhood. Enjoy German beers and other liquid refreshments available for purchase as you sit back and enjoy this program of German Baroque music in the Skyline Lounge! Suggested donation: $15; students $5.

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.

Bach Week Festival: Brandenburg Concertos I
Friday, April 10, 2015 at 7:30 pm
Nichols Concert Hall, 1490 Chicago Ave., Evanston, IL

The Bach Week Festival kicks off its 2015 season with the complete cycle of J.S. Bach's monumental Brandenburg Concerti. This program features Brandenburg Concerti Nrs. 2 and 5, as well as the composer's beloved Cantata 82, Ich habe genug, and the Concerto for 2 Violins in D Minor. Tickets: $10-30.

Bach Week Festival: Brandenburg Concertos II
Friday, May 1, 2015 at 7:30 pm
Anderson Chapel, North Park University, 5149 N. Spaulding Ave., Chicago, IL

The Bach Week Festival continues its complete Brandenburg Concerti cycle with performances of the first and third Brandenburgs. Rounding out the program is Stravinsky's Dumbarton Oaks Concerto, based on Bach's Brandenburg Concerto Nr. 3, and Bach's witty Coffee Cantata, Schweigt stille, plaudert nicht, BWV 211. Tickets: $10-30.

Bach Week Festival: Brandenburg Concertos III
Sunday, May 3, 2015 at 2:30 pm
Anderson Chapel, North Park University, 5149 N. Spaulding Ave., Chicago, IL

The Bach Week Festival finishes its 2015 season with performances of Bach's fourth and sixth Brandenburg Concerti. Also featured on this afternoon's program are the Mass in F Major, BWV 233, and the Cello Suite Nr. 6 in B-flat Major, featuring cellist Katinka Kleijn. Tickets: $10-30.

Friends of the Windows at St. James Chapel
Saturday, May 9, 2015 at 2 pm
Saint James Chapel at Quigley Seminary, 835 N. Rush St., Chicago, IL

Flutist Leighann Daihl Ragusa is joined by gambist Anna Steinhoff and harpsichordist Jason Moy in an afternoon entertainment of Baroque chamber works. This concert is presented as part of the Friends of the Windows' Second Saturdays Concert Series. FREE admission.

DePaul Baroque Ensemble Spring Concert
Saturday, May 30, 2015 at 8 pm
DePaul Concert Hall, 800 W. Belden Ave., Chicago, IL

Members of the DePaul Baroque Ensemble perform music by Ariosti, J.S. Bach, Handel, Vivaldi, and Monteverdi. FREE admission.

Pegasus Rising Presents Trio Speranza
Thursday, June 4, 2015 at 7 pm
Press Coffee Co., 480 E. Main St., Rochester, NY

Pegasus Early Music presents a series of free concerts featuring rising star performers and ensembles in hip, unconventional venues. Trio Speranza captures the spirit of the coffeehouse concerts popular throughout Germany in the Baroque era with this informal program at Press Coffee Co. in Rochester. FREE admission.

Solo Harpsichord Recital: Forqueray Suites
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at 2 pm
Library of the Marriott Courtyard Hotel, 275 Tremont St., Boston, MA

In a program entitled Forqueray: French Baroque Re-Invented, I will explore the harpsichord transcriptions made by Jean-Baptiste Forqueray of his father's suites for viola da gamba and continuo. This program is part of the WIP Series presented by Harpsichord Clearing House as part of the 2015 Boston Early Music Festival Fringe. FREE admission; reception to follow.

Boston Early Music Festival Fringe Concert: Trio Speranza
Friday, June 12, 2015 at 12:15 pm
Trinity Church in the City of Boston, 206 Clarendon St., Boston, MA

Trio Speranza returns to historic Trinity Church on Copley Square to perform a lunchtime concert of music by Austro-Germanic composers. This program is presented as part of the 2015 Boston Early Music Festival Fringe. FREE admission; $10 suggested donation.