Jul
17
Wed
Women of Influence @ Church in the Forest
Jul 17 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Peter Hanson, violin, Mhairi Lawson, soprano, Andrew Arthur, fortepiano

 

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Sonata for Violin and Fortepiano in E Minor, K. 304
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Dans un bois solitaire, K308, A flat (1778); Das Veilchen, K476, G major (1785); Abendempfindung, K523, F major (1787); Als Luise die Briefe, K.520, C minor (1787)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Sonata for Violin and Fortepiano in Bb Major, K. 454

Enjoy two Mozart sonatas for fortepiano and violin, all dedicated to important women who supported Mozart. Concertmaster Peter Hanson is the soloist, accompanied by principal keyboardist Andrew Arthur, performing on the fortepiano, the predecessor to the modern concert grand piano. The center of the program features soprano Mhairi Lawson performing four delightful Mozart songs.

Jul
18
Thu
Twilight in the Cathedral – week 1 @ San Carlos Cathedral
Jul 18 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Andrew Arthur, harpsichord, organ, and director; Robert Farley, trumpet, Emlyn Ngai, Gabrielle Wunsch, Evan Few, Joseph Tan, violin; Clio Tilton, viola; Paul Dwyer, cello; Jordan Frazier, bass; Michael Beattie, harpsichord

Antonio VivaldiConcerto in D major for 4 Violins, Op. 3, No. 1 (from L’estro armonico)

Antonio VivaldiConcerto in D minor for 2 Violins, Op. 3, No. 11 (from L’estro armonico)

John EcclesA Sett of Aires made for the Queen’s Coronation (1702)

George Frideric Handel, Concerto in F major for Organ & Strings, Op. 4, No. 5

Gottfried FingerSonata in C for Trumpet, Violin and Continuo

 

Monterey’s iconic and beautiful San Carlos Cathedral has hosted Bach Festival twilight concerts for many years. The 2019 program features classic Baroque violin, organ and trumpet works. Enjoy some of the Festival’s finest Baroque musicians performing in the magnificent setting of the San Carlos Cathedral, just steps from downtown Monterey.

Jul
24
Wed
Quartets in the Forest @ Church in the Forest
Jul 24 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Peter Hanson and Emlyn Ngai, violin; Kyle Miller, viola; Paul Dwyer, cello

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, String Quartet No. 21 in D Major, K 575
Ludwig van Beethoven, Quartet in Eb Major, op. 74, “The Harp”

 

Mozart’s String Quartet No. 21 is the first of three Prussian Quartets because of their dedication to the King of Prussia, Friedrich Wilhelm II. The beautiful quartet is notable for the equal prominence given to all four parts and for the and for the remarkable and melodic nature of the cello part, the instrument that Friedrich Wilhelm played.

Jul
25
Thu
Twilight in the Cathedral – week 2 @ San Carlos Cathedral
Jul 25 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Andrew Arthur, harpsichord, organ, and director; Robert Farley, trumpet, Emlyn Ngai, Gabrielle Wunsch, Evan Few, Joseph Tan, violin; Clio Tilton, viola; Paul Dwyer, cello; Jordan Frazier, bass; Michael Beattie, harpsichord

Antonio VivaldiConcerto in D major for 4 Violins, Op. 3, No. 1 (from L’estro armonico)

Antonio VivaldiConcerto in D minor for 2 Violins, Op. 3, No. 11 (from L’estro armonico)

John EcclesA Sett of Aires made for the Queen’s Coronation (1702)

George Frideric Handel, Concerto in F major for Organ & Strings, Op. 4, No. 5

Gottfried FingerSonata in C for Trumpet, Violin and Continuo

 

Monterey’s iconic and beautiful San Carlos Cathedral has hosted Bach Festival twilight concerts for many years. The 2019 program features classic Baroque violin, organ and trumpet works. Enjoy some of the Festival’s finest Baroque musicians performing in the magnificent setting of the San Carlos Cathedral, just steps from downtown Monterey.