SIRENS’ Captives: Fantasticus!

This week we have been in rehearsal for our 4th! Season concert opener: Fantasticus! SIRENS’ Captives series. We have “captured” three soloists: Christoph Huebner, Doug Balliett & Arnie Tanimoto. Here is the week thus far in photos.




This has been a wonderful week thus far; meeting our soloists, making music and welcoming back SIRENS Kelly Savage from California! And Liv Heym from France. We may be spread out in the world, but we remain SIREN strong!

Our program for Saturday, October 25th is:

Laudate, pueri Dominum, BuxWV 69

Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707)

Sopranos: Brittany Palmer & Brett Umlauf

Cello: Anneke Schaul-Yoder

Harpsichord: Kelly Savage

Sonata a 3. 2 Violini e Gamba

Nr. 75 aus dem Partiturbuch Ludwig, 1662

Antonio Bertali (1605 – 1669)

Violin I Antonia

Violin II Liv

Viola da Gamba: Arnie Tanimoto

Chiome d’oro, bel thesoro, SV 143

Claudio Monteverdi (1567 – 1643)

Aria di Passacaglia from “Cosi mi disprezzate”, F 7.16

Girolamo Frescobaldi (1583 – 1643)

Soprano Brett Umlauf

Sonata IX a cinque from Sacro- profanes concentus musicus

Johann Henrich Schmeltzer (1623 – 1680)

Violin I Liv Heym

Violin II Antonia Nelson

Viola I: Christof Huebner

Viola II: Kristina Giles

Viola da Gamba: Doug Balliet

Herr, wenn ich nur Dich hab, BuxWV 38

Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707)

Soprano Brittany Palmer

Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 in B-flat Major, BWV 1051

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 – 1750)

I. (no tempo indication)

II. Adagio, ma non tanto

III. Allegro

Viola I Kristina Giles

Viola II Christof Huebner

Gamba I Doug Balliet

Gamba II Arnie Tanimoto


About SIREN Baroque

SIREN Baroque is an all-female baroque ensemble from New York City. Presenting passionate and historically informed performances throughout the States and overseas, the women of SIREN are committed to infusing spirited historical accuracy with a tinge of modern dynamism. Critics praise SIREN Baroque’s “unusual freshness” (Seen and Heard International) and “secure and stylish” playing (New York Times).
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