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September 2021

SalonEra: Performer-Composers

  • September 27, 2021, 7:30 pm EST

Meet string-player Doug Balliett, harpsichordist Nicola Canzano, and baritone Jonathan Woody: three acclaimed performers whose multi-faceted careers include composing new music for early instruments. They’ll share recent work as we explore their unique compositional viewpoints and creative processes. Nicola introduces the 18th-century compositional practice of Partimento, Doug follows Bach’s legacy in composing a full year’s worth of cantatas, and Jonathan…

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October 2021

SalonEra: Phoenix of Mexico

  • October 18, 2021, 7:30 pm EST

Bassoonist Catalina Guevara Víquez Klein, violinist Karin Cuellar Rendon (last seen in SalonEra’s popular Latin Baroque episode), and soprano Raquel Winnica Young each have a personal connection to “The Phoenix of Mexico,” Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz (1648-1695). In this special episode, the three musicians explore the legacy of de la Cruz as a poet, composer, and protofeminist through…

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November 2021

SalonEra: Divine Love

  • November 8, 2021 7:30 pm EST

Scholar Susan McClary, cornettist Alexandra Opsahl, and tenor Jason McStoots illuminate ecstatic music from the seventeenth century including new performances of works by Schutz, Cozzolani, and Charpentier. Register for SalonEra You’ll receive a link by email to view the show! It's free to register with a $10 suggested donation per episode.Consider making a $10 suggested donation per episode, or subscribing…

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SalonEra: Machaut Man

  • November 29, 2021, 7:30 pm EST

Blue Heron’s Scott Metcalfe and Les Délices director Debra Nagy celebrate the release of their new CD recording of Guillaume de Machaut’s Remede de Fortune with a deep dive into Machaut’s music and multimedia masterworks. Register for SalonEra You’ll receive a link by email to view the show! It's free to register with a $10 suggested donation per episode.Consider making…

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December 2021

SalonEra: Connoisseur’s Christmas

  • December 13, 2021, 7:30 pm EST

Soprano Grace Srinivasan and keyboard maverick Patrick Merrill share a 17th-century treasure trove of music for the holiday season. Enjoy classic works by Praetorius and Biber and discover new favorites by Böddecker, Bassani, and others. Register for SalonEra You’ll receive a link by email to view the show! It's free to register with a $10 suggested donation per episode.Consider making…

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January 2022

SalonEra: Ottoman Influence

  • January 31, 2022, 7:30 pm EST

Multi-instrumentalist Daphna Mor guest curates this episode exploring Ottoman cultural influences on western music in the 17th and 18th centuries and beyond. Guests include oud player Kane Matthis and Turkish violinist Ceren Turkmenoglu. Register for SalonEra You’ll receive a link by email to view the show! It's free to register with a $10 suggested donation per episode.Consider making a $10…

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February 2022

SalonEra: Circa 1500

  • February 21, 2022, 7:30 pm EST

Shifts in compositional styles and music printing around 1500 had a profound effect on instrument building and playing techniques. Early-string specialist Scott Metcalfe, lutenist Esteban La Rotta and others share music by Agricola, Isaac, and more. Register for SalonEra You’ll receive a link by email to view the show! It's free to register with a $10 suggested donation per episode.Consider…

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March 2022

SalonEra: Women’s Herstory

  • March 7, 2022, 7:30 pm EST

Explore music by women composers from across the centuries as we revisit works by Isabella Leonarda, Francesca Caccini, Leonora Duarte, and others in this special clip show episode featuring re-contextualized conversation and music from past episodes. Register for SalonEra You’ll receive a link by email to view the show! It's free to register with a $10 suggested donation per episode.Consider…

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SalonEra: Early Music in Asia

  • March 28, 2022, 7:30 pm EST

Harpsichordist Joyce Lindorff and Filipino baritone Enrico Lagasca share their lived experiences in this fascinating episode exploring outlying histories and intersections between western classical music and Chinese and Filipino culture. Register for SalonEra You’ll receive a link by email to view the show! It's free to register with a $10 suggested donation per episode.Consider making a $10 suggested donation per…

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April 2022

SalonEra: The Secret Garden

  • April 11, 2022 7:30 pm EST

Francesca Brittan is our guide for this episode combining early Romantic Lieder with History of Science. From fairies and elves to fascination with the organic world under the lens of a microscope, we’ll enjoy songs by Schubert performed by soprano Hannah De Priest, fortepianists Michael Pecak and Gili Loftus, and additional guests to be announced. Register for SalonEra You’ll receive…

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