2017 Highlights

Bach Harpsichord Concerti
the Harlem Chamber Players

November 17, 2017 | 7:00pm

Broadway Presbyterian Church, New York, NY

All-Bach Program

Harpsichord Concerto in A Major, BWV 1055
Harpsichord Concerto in G Minor, BWV 1058
Violin Concerto in G Minor, BWV 1056R
Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G Major, BWV 1048
Aris from St. John Passion and Cantatas 61 and 164

James Davis, Jr., conductor
Belinda Whitney, solo violin & concertmaster
Paolo Bordignon, harpsichord
Christopher Sierra, tenor
The Harlem Chamber Players
Hosted by Eric K. Washington Journalist, Historian and Author


Organ Recital

October 23, 2017 | 12:30pm

The Marble Collegiate Church, New York, NY

Recital series in celebration of the first anniversary of the organ at Marble church by Glück Pipe Organs.

Johann Sebastian Bach: Prelude & Fugue in G major, BWV 541
Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck: Variations on “Onder een linde groen”
Gabriel Pierné: Cantilène
Georgi Mushel: Toccata

Chestnut Hill Concerts

August 4, 2017 | 8pm

Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center, 
Old Saybrook, CT

All-Bach Program

Cello Suite No. 1 in G major

Arias for Soprano with flute and
violin obligati and continuo:
  Ei! wie schmeckt der Coffee süße (BWV 211) 
  Meine Seele sei vergnügt (BWV 204) 
  Gelobet sei der Herr (BWV 129)
  Die Schätzbarkeit der weiten Erden (BWV 204)
  Jesus soll mein erstes Wort, Cantata (BWV 171)

Italian Concerto for Solo Harpsichord, BWV 971
Trio Sonata in G major, BWV 1039

Hyunah Yu, soprano
David Ross, flute
Min-Young Kim, violin
Ronald Thomas, cello
Paolo Bordignon, harpsichord


Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

July 21, 2017 | 7:30pm

Minnesota Beethoven Festival
Winona State University, Winona, MN

J. S Bach: Brandenburg Concertos, Nos. 2, 3, 5, 6


Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

July 18, 2017 | 7:30pm

Naumberg Bandshell, Central Park, New York

J. S Bach: Brandenburg Concertos, Nos. 2, 3, 5, 6
Theofanides: Muse (2007 - Orpheus Commission)

Live broadcast archived here: WXQR Radio



Bach: Goldberg Variations

May 20, 2017 | 3pm

Hahn Hall, Music Academy of the West, Santa Barbara, CA

J.S. Bach: Goldberg Variations, BWV 988
Harpsichord by Curtis Berak, Los Angeles
Presented by Camerata Pacifica


Elgar: The Apostles

May 12, 2017 | 8pm

Carnegie Hall, New York, NY

American Symphony Orchestra
Leon Botstein, Music Director

Edward Elgar: The Apostles, Op. 49


Bach: Mass in B Minor

May 08, 2017 | 8pm

Carnegie Hall, New York, NY

Chorus & Orchestra of The Oratorio Society of New York
Kent Tritle, Music Director

Bach: Mass in B Minor


Bach: Goldberg Variations

April 22, 2017 | 3pm

The Huntington Library, San Marino, CA

J.S. Bach: Goldberg Variations, BWV 988
Harpsichord by Curtis Berak, Los Angeles
Presented by Camerata Pacifica


Tertulia NYC:
Mark Steinberg & Friends

March 13, 2017 | 7pm

Little Park, New York, NY

Cocktails & Amuse-Bouche
JS BACH Sonata in C Major BWV 1005, Largo
SAARIAHO 7 Papillons, No. 4
CPE BACH Oboe Sonata in G minor, Wq. 135
Main Course
HANDEL Violin Sonata in D Major, HWV 371
FARRIN l’onde della non vostra for solo oboe
BOCCHERINI Cello Sonata No. 6 in A Major
PERSICHETTI Harpsichord Sonata No. 1
JS BACH Trio Sonata in G Major BWV 1038
SAARIAHO 7 Papillons, No. 6

Mark Steinberg, violin
James Austin Smith, oboe
Saeunn Thorsteinsdottir, cello
Paolo Bordignon, harpsichord


In the media

New York Philharmonic:
Alan Gilbert 50th Birthday Celebration

February 23, 2017 | 7:30PM

David Geffen Hall, Lincoln Center, New York

Music Director Alan Gilbert is going all out for his 50th birthday, and you’re invited. Celebrate with this star-studded concert featuring Joshua Bell, Emanuel Ax, Lisa Batiashvili, Yefim Bronfman, Renée Fleming, Frank Huang, and Pamela Frank.


Organ recital:
Houston Baptist University

February 03, 2017 | 1PM

Recital on the Letourneau organ at Belin Chapel & Recital Hall, Houston Baptist University

Paean — Kenneth Leighton

Christ unser Herr zum Jordan kam, BWV 684 — J. S. Bach

Organ Concerto in B-flat, Op. 4, No 2 — G. F. Handel

Carillon de Westminster, Op. 54, No 6 — Louis Vierne

Choral Evensong

January 22, 2017 | 4pm

St. Paul's United Methodist Church, Houston, TX

Herbert Howells: Magnificat & Nunc Dimittis, St. Paul's Service
Philip Radcliffe: Preces & Responses
William H. Harris: Holy is the True Light
Bertram Luard-Selby: Psalm 67 (Anglican chant, pointed by John Scott)

Herbert Howells: Preludio "Sine Nomine"
J.S. Bach: Prelude & Fugue in A Minor, BWV 543