Aulos Ensemble to offer baroque music Feb. 8

The Aulos Ensemble, a longtime leader in the period-music movement, will perform Wednesday, Feb. 8, as part of the college’s Ke-Nekt Chamber Music Series.

Aulos EnsembleThe five-member ensemble, whose work the New York Times described as “authentic baroque performance at its best,” will appear for “An Evening in the Home of J.S. Bach” at 7 p.m. in Sheldon Hall ballroom.

Aulos’ musicians, trained at the Juilliard School and New England Conservatory of Music, play flute, violin, cello, oboe, harpsichord and more, often teaming with renowned vocalists to re-create works of Bach, Vivaldi, Telemann and more.

Todd Graber, chair of the music department at SUNY Oswego and associate professor of music, will play host to the Aulos Ensemble.

The evening’s performance will focus on selections from Johann Sebastian Bach’s “The Notebook of Anna Magdalena Bach” (Bach’s second wife), Antonio Lucio Vivaldi’s “Concerto in D Major,” Georg Philipp Telemann’s “Quartet in G Major” and Johann Christian Bach’s (11th and youngest son of the famed composer) “Quintet in D Major, Op. 22.”

General-seating tickets priced at $15 ($12 for seniors ages 62 and older, children 17 and younger and SUNY Oswego faculty and staff; $6 for SUNY Oswego students) may be obtained at any SUNY Oswego box office, by visiting http://tickets.oswego.edu or by calling 312-2141.

Parking is free in campus lots for those attending this performance. Persons with disabilities needing assistance should call 312-2141 in advance.

PHOTO CAPTION: Period music—The Aulos Ensemble, founded in 1973 and long in the forefront of authentic baroque music, will appear at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8, in SUNY Oswego’s Sheldon Hall ballroom. Their selections revolve around the theme “An Evening in the Home of J.S. Bach.”

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(Posted: Jan 25, 2012)

Tags: music, ke-nekt