Chiacona a violino solo - Antonio Bertali (1605–1669)
Toccata Quinta “Tutta de salti” — Johann Caspar Kerll (1627–1693)
Capriccio sopra il cucu — Kerll
“The Annunciation,” Sonata No. 1 from The Mystery Sonatas — Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber (1644–1704)
Passacaglia — Kerll
Magnificat Tertii Toni from Modulatio Organica — Kerll
Sonata Quarta from Sonatae Unarum Fidium - Johann Heinrich Schmelzer (c. 1620–1680)
Partita auff die Mäyerin — Johann Jakob Froberger (1616–1667)
Violin Sonata No. 3 in F major — Biber
ABOUT THE PERFORMERS
Award-winning violinist Daniel S. Lee
enjoys a varied career as a soloist, leader, collaborator, and educator. Praised by The New York Times for his “ravishing vehemence” and “soulful performance,” he has appeared as a soloist and leader with early music ensembles in the United States and Europe. Lee is a core violinist and the founding director of the Sebastians, a critically acclaimed period ensemble. A piccolo violin specialist, he has performed as a soloist in Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 and Cantata 140 (Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme
) and given the modern-day premiere of his own transcription of Johann Pfeiffer’s concerto. Lee received his bachelor of music degree from the Juilliard School, his master of music degree and artist diploma from the Yale School of Music, and his doctorate from the University of Connecticut. He is a member of the faculty of the Yale School of Music.
From Oxnard, California, harpsichordist and organist Stephen Gamboa-Diaz studied harpsichord at UC Berkeley with Charlene Brendler and Davitt Moroney, and at Yale and Stony Brook with Arthur Haas. He was a laureate of the 2012 Westfield Center International Harpsichord Competition. This season, Gamboa-Diaz is an artist in residence with the Baroque Chamber Orchestra of Colorado. He teaches organ and conducting at Southern Connecticut State University, and is organist at St. John’s Episcopal Church in New Haven.