Mozart at North Church:
When: Saturday, August 12, 2017, 7 pm.
Where: Tides Institute & Museum of Art’s (TIMA) 1819 North Church Project Space, 82 High Street, Eastport, Maine.
Tickets: Concert tickets are $15 and may be purchased from TIMA.
Mozart at North Church is a full concert of music (see program below) by Mozart performed by a quintet of experienced professional musicians (see list of musicians below) and sponsored by TIMA. The quintet will rehearse at the North Church Project Space throughout the week prior to the concert. More information about the North Church Project Space can be found here: North Church Project Space.
The Quintet (see brief bios for each member below):
Anna Maria Baeza, clarinet
Trond Saeverud and Alexandra Zaburdaeva Lorimer, violins
Consuelo Sherba, viola
Joachim Woitun, violoncello
—Four Duets for Clarinet and Violoncello, arranged from The Magic Flute:
1) Bei Männern welche Liebe fühlen
2) Alles fühlt der Liebe Freuden
3) Drei Knaben, jung, schön, hold und weise
4) Soll ich Dich,Teurer, nicht mehr sehn
(Anna Maria Baeza, clarinet; Joachim Woitun, violoncello)
—Divertimento K 563 in Eb Major for Violin, Viola and Violoncello
(Trond Saeverud, violin; Consuelo Sherba, viola; Joachim Woitun, violoncello)
—Duo for Violin and Viola K 423 in G Major
(Alexandra Zaburdaeva Lorimer, violin; Consuelo Sherba, viola)
—Quintet K 581 in A Major for Clarinet, 2 Violins, Viola, Violoncello
Allegretto con Variazioni
(Anna Maria Baeza, Clarinet; Trond Saeverud and Alexandra Zaburdaeva Lorimer, violins; Consuelo Sherba, viola; Joachim Woitun, violoncello)
Bios for Quintet:
Anna Maria Baeza, clarinetist, has made teaching and playing chamber music the center of her musical life, concertizing in the US, Canada, France, the Czech Republic and Hungary. She holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. Her major teachers include, Charlie Neidich, David Shifrin, Mitchell Lurie, Guy Deplus, Jack Kreiselman, Yehuda Gilad, and Julius Levine. Anna Maria is currently on the faculty at the Third Street Music School Settlement in Manhattan, and Saint Ann’s School in Brooklyn Heights.
Trond Saeverud, as a violinist, has been a soloist with major orchestras in Europe, and in the US, including the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in London and the Orchestra of St. Luke’s at the Lincoln Center, New York. He is currently music director and conductor of the Galveston Symphony Orchestra. Trond studied conducting with Brian Priestman at the University of Kansas (DMA, 2002) while serving as frequent guest conductor for the Kansas City Camerata.
Consuelo Sherba, violist, is a founding member and artistic director of the performance ensemble Aurea, dedicated to exploring the connection between music and the spoken word. She has previously performed throughout the US as well as in Sweden, France, England and Brazil with the Charleston String Quartet and The Sherba Duo. She has been on the applied music faculty at Brown University since 1986, and also teaches at the Rhode Island Philharmonic Music School. Consuelo performs with The Rhode Island Philharmonic and Vermont Symphony.
Joachim Woitun, cellist, is a native of Freising, Germany. His principal teachers include Jan Polasek, Michael Flaksman and Stephen Kates. He holds music degrees from Eastern Washington University and Queens College of The City University of New York. Joachim teaches string classes, chamber music and private lessons at Saint Ann’s School in Brooklyn, New York. He concertizes in the greater metropolitan area of New York as well as in Maine and Canada.
Alexandra Zaburdaeva Lorimer, violinist, is a Russian born musician who holds performance and teaching degrees from The Gnesin’s College of Music in Moscow, Brooklyn Conservatory of Music in New York and University of Maine at Orono. She conducts the Bangor Symphony Youth Orchestra, sits first violin in Bangor Symphony Orchestra, holds concertmaster position in Colby College Symphony and teaches violin/viola at RDL Strings in Bangor, Maine.