Choral Gems of Baroque Italy

August 5th-7th, 2016

Culminating concert with the American Baroque Festival Chorus and Players from the American Baroque Orchestra on

Sunday, August 7th at 7pm

Dwight Chapel, Yale University, 67 High Street, New Haven, CT

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The American Baroque Orchestra (ABO) presents its inaugural Summer Choral Workshop:

Choral Gems of Baroque Italy

featuring Vivaldi’s Gloria and works by Rossi

Open to all interested singers!

ABO Artistic Director Mark Bailey, joined by members of the American Baroque Orchestra, will lead interactive workshops and rehearsals, culminating in a performance of Vivaldi’s Gloria and works by the Jewish Baroque composer, Salamone de Rossi. The sessions will address choral technique, baroque style, and the historical backdrop of such vital and important music.

When: Friday, August 5th through Sunday, August 7th, 2016

Location: Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut

To sign-up, send an email with voice-part and
singing background to Kevin Sherwin, Associate Artistic Director at:


The Registration Fee for the

Choral Gems of Baroque Italy Summer Workshop is $120.  

Registration for students is free!

To sign-up, email with your voice-part!

We will be using the Oxford edition of the Vivaldi Gloria, which can be purchased online or at Foundry Music in New Haven. The scores for the Salamone de Rossi selections will be provided. Checks to be made out to American Baroque Orchestra, Inc. and can be given at the time of the workshop.

Hear Artistic Director Mark Bailey and Associate Artistic Director Kevin Sherwin talk about the Festival here! 

ABO Choral Festival Schedule

Yale University, New Haven, CT

Friday, August 5

Stoeckel Hall, 96 Wall Street

10am-12pm: Pre-Festival Baroque Conducting Seminar

12-2pm: Registration

2-3pm: Opening Session: Baroque Singing Style for Greater Musical Expression

3:15-5pm: Baroque Singing Technique Workshop #1

Break for Dinner: 5-7pm

7-10pm=Rehearsal #1

Saturday, August 6

Stoeckel Hall, 96 Wall Street

10am-12pm: Baroque Singing Technique Workshop #2

12-1pm: Break for Lunch

1-2:30pm: Mark Bailey Masterclass with Vocal Soloists

2:30-4pm: Rehearsal #2

4:15-5pm: Lecture—Vivaldi and Rossi in Daily Life: 4:15-5pm

5-7pm: Break for Dinner

7-10pm: Rehearsal #3


Sunday, August 7

Dwight Chapel, 67 High Street

10:30am-12:30pm: Baroque Singing Technique Workshop #3

12:30-3pm: Break for Lunch

3-5:30pm: Dress Rehearsal

5:30-6:30pm: Break for Dinner

6:30pm: Sound-Check

7pm­­­­­: Concert

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