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Wayward Sisters
Sunday, March 3, 2013  -  3:00 pm
St. Philip's In The Hills Episcopal Church
4440 N. Campbell Ave. (at River Road)
Tickets: $25 general, $22 seniors, $5 students


The Naughty List
Music by Braggarts, Hotheads, Curmudgeons, and Snobs

 

Program

PurcellSonata VII in E minor
Brade Choral with Variations
CastaldiFollia
MerulaSonata Prima; Ciaconna
LockeSuite No. 6 in D major
VivaldiSonata No. 3 in A minor: Largo and Allegro
Matteis – Ayres for the Violin, Book 4: Grave; Ground per Fa la Mano

CastelloSonata Duodecima

 


Not all composers are nice guys. Although some, like Henry Purcell, were sociable optimists, others, like Matthew Locke, acquired a plethora of unflattering adjectives – disagreeable, vitriolic, ill-tempered, spiteful. As interpreted by Wayward Sisters, The Naughty List is a program of music penned by difficult men. atthew Locke, Tarquinio Merula, William Brade, Nicola Matteis, and even Dario Castello left evidence of both their challenging temperaments and their prodigious musicianship. Wayward Sisters explores this intersection, bringing centuries-old composers vividly to life. Wayward Sisters is Beth Wenstrom (baroque violin), Anna Steinhoff (baroque cello), Anne Timberlake (recorders), and John Lenti (theorbo and guitar). In 2011 Wayward Sisters won the Early Music America/Naxos Recording Competition. The members of Wayward Sisters have studied historical performance at Oberlin Conservatory, Indiana University, and The Juilliard School.


“Wayward Sisters … put on a spectacularly beautiful show …”
Ann Arbor Observer


Read more about Wayward Sisters on the web, and listen to some samples.