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Sun. 08 Apr. 2018

2: 30 PM // Illsley Ball Nordstrom Recital Hall

Seattle Baroque Orchestra

The Splendor of Dresden

Pre-Concert Talk
Curtis Foster, oboe
Janet See, flute
Nate Helgeson, bassoon
6:30 PM // Nordstrom Recital Hall

18th-century Dresden was home to some of the finest musicians and composers of the Baroque era, including Johann Georg Pisendel, concertmaster of the exquisite Dresden Court Orchestra. Seattle Baroque Orchestra performs pieces from his bookshelf, highlighting the flute, oboe, and bassoon with soloists Janet See, Curtis Foster, and Nate Helgeson. Experience the golden age of Baroque music through the wind section.

“Playing on period instruments under Alexander Weimann is never less than ideal.” -Classics Today



2 hours with one intermission


Alexander Weimann, Music Director


Janet See


Curtis Foster


Nate Helgeson

Orchestra Musicians

Linda Melsted, Concertmaster
Christine Wilkinson-Beckman, violin
Tomà Iliev, violin
Courtney Kuroda, violin
Corey Pokorny, violin
Janet Strauss, violin
Laurie Wells, violin
Joanna Hood, viola
Romaric Pokorny, viola
Annabeth Shirley, cello
Meg Brennand, cello
Curtis Daily, bass

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