Two of New York’s premiere early music ensembles, TENET and the Sebastians, join forces to perform a reflective program of cantatas and instrumental works by the great German baroque composer, Dieterich Buxtehude.
Buxtehude, Ich habe Lust abzuscheiden, BuxWV 47
Kerll, Trio Sonata in F Major
Buxtehude, Jesu dulcis memoria, BuxWV 56
Handel, “Passacaglia” from Trio Sonata in G Major, Op. 5, No. 4
Buxtehude, Cantate domino, BuxWV 12
Buxtehude, Ich bin eine Blume zu Saron, BuxWV 45
Biber, Violin Sonata No. 7 in g minor, C. 144
Buxtehude, Herr, wenn ich nur dich hab, BuxWV 38
Buxtehude, Jesu, meine Freude, BuxWV 60
Preëminent New York City-based early music ensemble TENET celebrates its ninth season in 2017-18 Under Artistic Director Jolle Greenleaf, TENET has won acclaim for its innovative programming, virtuosic singing and command of repertoire that spans the Middle Ages to the present day. Renowned for their interpretations of Renaissance and Baroque repertoire, TENET’s distinguished soloists’ have been praised for their pristine one-voice-to-a-part singing “to an uncanny degree of precision” (The Boston Globe).
The Sebastians are a dynamic and vital musical ensemble specializing in music of the baroque and classical eras. Lauded as “everywhere sharp-edged and engaging” (The New York Times), the Sebastians have also been praised for their “well-thought-out articulation and phrasing” (Early Music Review) and “elegant string playing… immaculate in tuning and balance” (Early Music Today).