December 28, 2023
7:00 PM
Benaroya Hall

Splendor of the Baroque

Byron Schenkman - portrait photo

Festive music by Joseph Bologne, Élisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre, Marin Marais, and Georg Philipp Telemann. Joining harpsichordist Byron Schenkman will be flutist Joshua Romatowski, and violinist Anna Okada, with Caroline Nicolas on viol and Kevin Payne on theorbo.

“… exudes the high-spirited camaraderie of friends. That spirit is in keeping with Schenkman’s philosophy of musical collaboration.”

– Thomas May, The Seattle Times


Joshua Romatowski


Anna Okada


Caroline Nicolas


Kevin Payne


Byron Schenkman



Élisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre:

Sonata in D Major for flute, violin, viol, and continuo

Marin Marais:

Three pieces for viol and continuo

La Muzette (from Book 3, Suite in G Major)
Le Badinage (from Book 4)
Les Voix Humaines (from Book 2)

Jacques Morel:

Chaconne in G for flute, viol, and continuo

Joseph Bologne:

Ballet music from “L’Amante Anonyme” (or “The Anonymous Lover”)

Georg Philipp Telemann:

Quartet no. 6 in E Minor for flute, violin, viol, and continuo

“an amazing concert… played with graceful intimacy by Joshua Romatowski”

San Francisco Classical Voice

Notes on the Program

By Byron Schenkman

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