Chatham Baroque: The Isle of Delos

2/4/2023 - 2/5/2023 Multiple Locations

Seductive Baroque cantatas and sonatas by France’s foremost woman composer Saturday, February 4, 7:30 PM Calvary Episcopal Church, Shadyside Sunday, February 5, 2:30 PM Pittsburgh Theological Seminary Chatham Baroque welcomes back the radiant soprano, Sherezade Panthaki, in a program featuring the sublime music of Èlisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre, a keyboard prodigy in the court at Versailles turned composer extraordinaire. Her many compositions include several cantatas for chamber ensemble and solo voice, including the bucolic cantata “Isle of Delos,” which sets a sensual, Arcadian scene, that evokes pastoral birdsong, shepherds, musettes, dance, and more! Chatham Baroque Andrew Fouts, violin Patricia Halverson, viola da gamba Scott Pauley, theorbo with guests Sherezade Panthaki, soprano Kathryn Montoya, baroque oboe Kathie Stewart, baroque flute Charlotte Mattax Moersch, harpsichord