La Fiocco performs instrumental and vocal music of the late Renaissance, Baroque and early Classical eras. A not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization incorporated under the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, La Fiocco presents an annual series of three concerts each at Trinity Episcopal Church in Solebury, PA and United Methodist Church in Princeton, NJ. La Fiocco also performs at other venues in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York. As it expands, La Fiocco is gaining national attention.
La Fiocco’s 2015-2016 season included three series concerts in Princeton, NJ and Solebury, PA: “Shakespeare’s London in Music and Song” (October 2015), “Philadelphia Musick: An Early American Salon” (April 2016) and “Tutti Concerti!” (June 2016). La Fiocco was also a guest at the Raritan River Music Festival in Stockton, NJ, played for the third time in New York City in a program entitled “Recorder & Friends,” made an appearance at the Delaware Valley Guild for Early Music’s annual event at the Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ, hosted an English Country Dance “At the Barn” in Pipersville, PA, and played for the third time in the Concerts by Candlelight series at Laurel Hill Mansion in Philadelphia.
During the 2014-2015 season La Fiocco’s series concerts included “Love, Passion and Magic” featuring Laura Heimes, soprano, in Solebury and Princeton, “The King’s Theme: Bach’s Musical Offering and Other Royal Treasures” in Solebury and Berwyn, PA, and “Birds of a Feather: Virtuoso Music for Recorder Consort” in Solebury and Elkins Park, PA.
Our musicians include Eve Friedman and Jill Crawford, baroque flute; Martin Bernstein, Ann Bies, Andrew Broadwater, John Burkhalter, Aik Shin Tan, recorder; William Thauer, baroque oboe; Allen Hamrick recorder, dulcian and baroque bassoon; Nathaniel Cox, cornetto; Andrew Broadwater, hammered dulcimer; Claire Smith Bermingham, Linda Kistler, Dan McCarthy, and Elissa Wagman, baroque violin; Dan McCarthy, Margrét Hjaltested, and Amy Leonard, baroque viola; Vivian Barton Dozor, Lauren Ludwig, Rebecca Humphrey Diederich, Isaac Louth, and Andrew Waldo, viola da gamba, Ezgi Yargici and Vivian Barton Dozor, baroque cello; Patricia Ann Neely, violone; John Armato, Daniel Boring, John Orluk Lacombe, Mark Rimple, and Laudon Schuett, lute, archlute, theorbo, baroque guitar, cittern, and bandora; Benjamin T. Berman, harpsichord, fortepiano, and virginal; Laura Heimes and Rochelle Reed, sopranos; Ray Chenez and Daniel Moody, countertenors; Brian Ming Chu, baritone; young artists Patrick Boyle and Joseph Landry, percussion. Artistic director Lewis R. Baratz performs on recorder, harpsichord, virginal, organ, fortepiano, English classical square piano, and mountain dulcimer.
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