Salish Sea Early Music Festival 2018

January 26 - June 8
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Admission Information:

Suggested Donation: $15, $20 or $25, 18 & under Free

Friday, January 26, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.
     • Treble Viol, Guitar & Flute 
Annalisa Pappano (Cincinnati) ~ treble viol
Michael Freimuth (Kiel, Germany) ~ baroque guitar
Jeffrey Cohan ~ renaissance & baroque flutes
An exploration of repertoire for guitar and two treble instruments with one of Germany's most active baroque guitarists and one of the foremost players of treble viol, pardessus de viole, lirone and viola da gamba and director of the Catacoustic Consort.

Friday, Febuary 16, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.
      • Flute Trios 
Janet See ~ baroque flute
Mindy Rosenfeld ~ baroque flute
Jeffrey Cohan ~ baroque flute
Jonathan Oddie ~ harpsichord
Fabulous baroque flute trios with harpsichord with renowned flutists Janet See, and Mindy Rosenfeld of the Baltimore Consort.
Sunday, March 11, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.
     • Four Part Canzonas 1585-1625 
Anna Marsh ~ dulcian
Courtney Kuroda ~  violin
Stephen Criswell ~ viola
Jeffrey Cohan ~ renaissance flute
 An in-depth exploration of the rarely-heard Italian four-part canzona, inspired by four-part French and Flemish chansons, which blossomed in print from 1582 to 1628 concurrently with increasing activity among violin makers and players in Milan, Brescia and Cremona, and with the emerging "baroque" style.
Friday, April 13, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.
     • Louis XIII, XIV & XV 
Susie Napper ~ viola da gamba
Jeffrey Cohan ~ baroque flute
The intensely moving and intimate vocal French air de cour inspired instrumentalists from the late 16th century and yielded trends that resonated still in the early 1700's.
Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 1:00 p.m.

     • The Capable Virtuoso 
Carrie Krause ~ baroque violin
John Lenti ~ theorbo & baroque guitar
Jeffrey Cohan ~ baroque flute
Johann Mattheson's "The Capable Virtuoso", published in Hamburg in 1720, sets the tone for this program of trio sonatas inspired by Corelli and the idea that Italian, French, and German styles might be fused in an integrated musical style.
Sunday, May 27, 2018 at 1:00 p.m.
     • Bach's Brandenburg Concerto 
Carrie Krause ~ baroque violin
Jeffrey Cohan ~ baroque flute
Jonathan Oddie ~ harpsichord
Courtney Kuroda ~ baroque violin
Stephen Creswell ~ baroque viola
Anna Marsh ~ baroque bassoon
The 5th Brandenburg Concerto by Johann Sebastian Bach and other works for flute, violin, harpsichord and string chamber orchestra.
Friday, June 8, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.
     • Frederick the Great 
Jefrey Cohan ~ baroque flute
Oleg TImofeyev ~ baroque lute
Slvius Leopold Weiss, the most prolific and highly esteemed lutenist of the baroque and teacher of Frederick the Great, wrote sonatas for obbligato lute and flute from which this program branches out to explore music at the court of the flutist King Frederick II of Prussia.