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Friday, September 25, 2015

7:00-8:00 pm: Festival Registration, Collins Auditorium Lobby
8:00 pm: Opening Concert featuring L’Academie du Roi Soleil, Collins Auditorium

Reception to follow, open to all 

Saturday, September 26, 2015

8:00 am – 4 pm:  Festival Registration, Lipscomb Rehearsal Room (Band Hall)
9:00 am:  Harpsichord Topics with Nicolas Haigh, Collins Auditorium
9:00 am: Voice Session (masterclass format) with Margaret Carpenter, Ward Hall
10:00 am: Viola da Gamba and the Baroque Cello with Josh Keller and Eva Lymenstull, Collins Auditorium
10:00 am: Participants’ Chorus with Terri Richter and Mareike Sattler, Ward Hall
11:00 am: Presenters’ Recital, Collins Auditorium

Presenters’ Recital #1
Selections will be announced by the performers
Allison Nyquist, Baroque Violin
Josh Keller, Viola da Gamba / Francis Perry, Lute
Walter Bitner, Recorder
Nicolas Haigh, Harpischord

12:00 noon: Lunch on your own
1:00 pm: Renaissance and Baroque Winds, Session 1, with Jessica Dunnavant and Walter Bitner, Collins Auditorium
1:00 pm: Lute Basics with Fancis Perry, Ward Hall
2:00 pm: Baroque Violin with Karen Clarke, Ward Hall
2:00 Renaissance and Baroque Winds, Session 2, with Jessica Dunnavant, Jared Hauser, and Shelby Lewis, Collins Auditorium
3:00 pm: Introduction to Figured Bass with Nicolas Haigh, Josh Keller, and Francis Perry, Collins Auditorium
3:00 pm: Participants Chorus with Terri Richter, Margaret Carpenter, and Mareike Sattler, Ward Hall
4:00  pm: Presenters’ Recital, Collins Auditorium

Presenters’ Recital #2
Selections will be announced by the performers
Eva Lymenstull, Baroque Cello
Jessica Dunnavant, Baroque Flue / Jared Hauser, Baroque Oboe
Festival Participants’ Chorus
Early Music City Ensemble

5:00 pm- 8:00 pm: Supper on your own
8:00 pm:  Final Concert featuring the NEMF Orchestra and Choir performing Vivaldi, Locatelli, and selections announced from the stage. Collins Auditorium
Reception to follow, open to all

Sunday, September 27th, 2015

For those who wish to stay another day, the following concerts are not included in the Early Music Festival price and each require an additional fee.

2:00 pm Music City Baroque presents A Musical Taste of Coffee
Frist Center Auditorium
Gallery admission required; Frist members free

The Frist Center, in partnership with the Vanderbilt Institute for Coffee Studies and Music City Baroque, presents an afternoon of classical music inspired by everyone’s favorite beverage—coffee! Enjoy delicious coffee as you listen to the music of master composers, including J. S. Bach’s famous “Coffee Cantata.” The program will also include a brief talk by Dr. Ted Fischer, the director of Vanderbilt’s Center for Latin American Studies and the Institute of Coffee Studies, bringing to life the coffeehouses of early twentieth-century Vienna. Enjoy the delights of Baroque music, the taste of expertly brewed coffee, and the world of the artists featured in Postcards of the Wiener Werkstätte: Selections from the Leonard A. Lauder Collection.

 

7:00 pm Vivaldi’s Four Seasons with the Nashville Symphony
Schermerhorn Symphony Center
Tickets available through the Nashville Symphony

One Night Only! Schermerhorn Symphony Center is the ideal setting for Antonio Vivaldi’s most celebrated work, which perfectly captures each of the four seasons, from the icy, forbidding chill of “Winter” to the bright, pastoral sounds of “Spring.” With their immediately recognizable melodies and rich textural effects, the four concertos that make up the Four Seasons will feature the Nashville Symphony at its very best.