COVID-19 Update 6 – Online Concert Series, Program V

Sunday, May 31, 2020, 3:00 P.M. Join us for "Hidden Treasures of the Baroque," including music rarely heard and newly discovered Baroque music that is unknown in the West. We bring you a unique program with distinguished artists.

Message from the President of the Highland Park Recorder Society

We are thrilled to welcome you to the fifth in our series of five near-weekly early music online performances in an artistic collaboration of the Highland Park Recorder Society with Collegium Musicum of New Jersey.

Sunday, May 31, 2020, 3:00 P.M. Join us for “Hidden Treasures of the Baroque,” including music rarely heard and newly discovered Baroque music that is unknown in the West. We bring you a unique program with distinguished artists.

The Program

Marco Uccellini (1603 or 1610 to 1680), Sinfonie Boscarecie, Opus VIII, No. 27, ‘Arcadicha,’ and No. 28, ‘A Suavissima,’ Published in Venice, 1660.

William Babell, (1690-1723), Concerto No. 6, Opus 3 in F Major for Two Recorders

Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber (1644-1704), Battalia à 10 (1673)

“Polotsk Notebook,” A Suite of Dances from a 16th and 17th Century collection of Belarusian Baroque Music, originally hand-written in lute tablature, from the village of Ostrometchevo in the Brest area of Belarus, deciphered, transcribed into modern notation and arranged especially for this program by award-winning Belarusian-American composer Sergey Khvoshchinsky.

The Artists:

Collegium Musicum Strings:
Alexei Yavtuhovich, Collegium Musicum President – Violin
Dennis Krasnoskutsky, Philadelphia Virtuosi Principal Violist – Viola
Mira Kang, Music Director of Veritas Youth Orchestra – Cello

Steven Russell, Conductor and Director of the Garden State Philharmonic.
Debra Biderman, New Jersey Symphony Orchestra - Violin
Paul Dorsey, Harpsichord restorer, recorder, Robert Dorsey, recorder, and members of the Veritas Youth Orchestra - violin and cello.
Sergey Khvoshchinsky, Composer and Arranger of Music from “Polotsk Notebook” especially for this program; Pianist, Organist, Choir Director, Holy Apostles Episcopal Church, St. Paul, MN; Winner of numerous composer competitions in America and the Soviet Union.

Read more information about this concert

To view our performances, visit our website, hprecorder.org, or www.collegiummusicumnj.org, or visit https://www.facebook.com/collegiummusicumnj/live/. Follow us on our Facebook Pages (Collegium Musicum) (Highland Park Recorder Society), and subscribe to the Collegium Musicum NJ YouTube Channel.

The archive of the previous streaming concerts is available to view from the Collegium Musicum Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/collegiummusicumnj/video

To donate: So that we can continue to bring you more wonderful early music in the future, click the Donate button on the Collegium Musicum Website, or make a check to Highland Park Recorder Society. Write in the memo “Artistic Collaboration” and send it to D. Messer, 431 Lincoln Ave., Highland Park, NJ 08904. You will receive her personal thanks.