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Name of performers in the ensemble and the instruments they play:
Ingrid Matthews, Violin; Tekla Cunningham, Violin; Byron Schenkman, Harpsichord; John Lenti, Lute; Nathan Whittaker, Cello
Paragraph about the ensemble:
This stellar touring ensemble features five principal players from the Seattle Baroque Orchestra, who capture all the passion, virtuosity, and magic of Seattle’s own world-class orchestra in a distilled form. Seattle Baroque Orchestra directors Ingrid Matthews and Byron Schenkman are joined by violinist Tekla Cunningham, cellist Nathan Whittaker, and lutenist John Lenti, forming a chamber group of Baroque specialists who are featured annually on Seattle Baroque Orchestra's Seattle-based series, but also represent the orchestra beyond its beloved home city. Formed in 2010, the ensemble in in the process of recording its first CD recording through a grant from Jack Straw Productions in Seattle.
Educational/Outreach add-ons available:
Available for concerts in schools, masterclasses.
Titles of touring programs for 2012-13:
Music from the City of Light: Paris at the Age of Enlightenment
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