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Baroque Music’s Curb Appeal: Our Approach to Style

There are certain thoughts and observations on the evolution of baroque performance practice that I’ve been trying to express, but haven’t been able to. That is, until one morning recently, when I decided to skip the news and watch a … Continue reading

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Press Release: 2013-2014 Season Opener

American Baroque Orchestra performs “Music across the Nations” October 12 Concert features music from Ukraine to the United States The American Baroque Orchestra opens its 2013–14 season on Saturday, October 12 with “Music across the Nations,” a program of Baroque … Continue reading

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Press Release: Bach’s St. John Passion with the American Baroque Orchestra and St. Paul’s Choir (Fairfield, Connecticut)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 26, 2013 Bach’s St. John Passion with the American Baroque Orchestra and St. Paul’s Choir (Fairfield, Connecticut) The American Baroque Orchestra, Mark Bailey, artistic director, with The St. Paul’s Choir, will present J.S. Bach’s Passion According … Continue reading

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Press Release: Tradition Made New in March 3 concert

American Baroque Orchestra and Trebles of St. Paul’s perform new variations on “La Folia” & music of Pergolesi New Haven, CT | The American Baroque Orchestra offers a fresh hearing of Baroque music in its winter concert on Saturday, March … Continue reading

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Press Release: Orchestra revives Handel’s original inspiration for “Messiah”

American Baroque Orchestra uses original sources, rarely performed elements in Nov. 19 performance New Haven, CT | The American Baroque Orchestra offers a fresh hearing of Handel’s classic “Messiah” on Saturday, November 19. The historically-informed performance is directed by Mark … Continue reading

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Press Release: Renowned violinist Jaap Schröder leads exciting concert

American Baroque Orchestra shares rare 17th-century musical gems New Haven, CT | The renowned baroque violinist Jaap Schröder makes a rare New Haven appearance on Friday, October 28 to lead the American Baroque Orchestra in concert. The historically-informed performance will … Continue reading

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A letter from the Artistic Director

Dear ABO Friends and Supporters, It’s a fantastic feeling to be celebrating our one-year anniversary as we anticipate ABO’s second exciting season of great concerts. Just over a year ago, we officially established an ensemble of like-minded, energetic musicians dedicated … Continue reading

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Giving Students Access to Great Music

ABO is pleased to announce that tickets for all major concerts in our upcoming 2011-2012 season will be offered to students on a pay-as-you-can basis. We welcome anyone enrolled in formal study up through and including college to attend our … Continue reading

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Let’s Bow Baroque

Let’s Bow Baroque! As part of our new “Let’s Bow Baroque” initiative, ABO is making available to students and area ensembles our set of 18th century style baroque training bows, in order to promote further discovery in period style musicianship. … Continue reading

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