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Bach’s ability to evoke the whole spectrum of human emotions is often overshadowed by his sheer contrapuntal genius. Soprano Linda Tsatsanis joins the Underground House Band in a celebration of this often-overlooked aspect of Bach’s music, from high-spirited dances to the depths of sorrow.
Will power: shakespeare in song
William Shakespeare’s incomparable poetry and powerful insights into the human condition have inspired artists and musicians for over 400 years. Tenor Zach Finkelstein joins the Underground House Band for a unique program of the Bard’s wit and wisdom set to music by Henry Purcell, Ignatius Sancho, Thomas Arne, and more.
glad (baroque) tidings
Ring in the Holiday season with Henry Lebedinsky and the Underground House Singers as they offer up a blend of Renaissance and Baroque Christmas carols from the Celtic countries, France, England, and colonial America. Make your spirits even brighter with audience sing-alongs and our famous annual Ugly Baby Jesus art extravaganza. Don't miss out!
the making of mr. handel
Acclaimed countertenor Reginald L. Mobley and the Underground House Band invite you to discover the music behind the master, from his early years in Germany to the Italians who shaped his cosmopolitan style to the colleagues from which he famously borrowed. Music by Zachow, Keiser, Steffani, and Corelli as well as early works by Handel himself make for an extraordinary and unforgettable program.
agave Baroque: son of a bach
San Francisco’s free-spirited Baroque band returns to the Pacific Northwest for a musical family reunion featuring virtuosic chamber works by Johann Sebastian Bach and his sons Wilhelm Friedemann, Carl Philipp Emmanuel, and Johann Christoph Friedrich, each taking the ideas learned from their father in unique and brilliant directions.
la musa mexicana
Poet, composer, theologian, and feminist, the remarkable Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz was renowned far beyond her native Mexico. While almost none of her own music has survived, many composers from across Spain and Latin America set her words to their own music. Henry Lebedinsky and the Underground House Singers perform rarely-heard works by Sor Juana as well as Antonio Salazar, Marcos de Navas, and Matiás Durango.
baroque fiddle: from corelli to cape breton
The violin first arrived in Scotland in the 17th century, and quickly became established in musical life both at court and in the countryside. Explore the intersection of art and folk music in the Celtic traditions, from high Baroque to high-spirited reels, jigs, and Strathspeys, across the ages and across the Atlantic, from 18th century Edinburgh to Cape Breton, Appalachia, and the Pacific Northwest. Renowned violinist/fiddlers David Greenberg and Brandon Vance join harpsichordist/guitarist Henry Lebedinsky to end the Underground season on a high note!