Concert Countertenor Andreas Scholl - Special Concert

Andreas Scholl © Andreas Scholl

Sun, 04/23/2017

Old South Church

645 Boylston St.
Boston, MA 02116

Works by Dowland, Johnson, Handel, Caccini & more

Don't miss renowned countertenor Andreas Scholl in a rare Boston appearance!

Eventbrite - Andreas Scholl  ~  Desiring Beauty

Desiring Beauty is an intimiate exploration of Dowland, Johnson, Handel, Caccini & more, accompanied by stellar American musicians Victor Coelho (lute), David Dolata (theorbo) and Laura Jeppesen (viola da gamba).

Early Bird $40 tickets are available now through February 1st. This extraordinary 1-hour performance will be followed by a leisurely meet-and-greet/CD signing by the artists.


Andreas Scholl © Andreas Scholl Andreas Scholl, the extraordinary German countertenor, is an international superstar. His voice remains a wonder, transporting listeners to celestial spheres of emotion and beauty. He has won numerous awards and prizes and has released a series of extraordinary solo recordings. His live performances mesmerize and his DVD releases include Giulio Cesare (with Cecilia Bartoli), Rodelinda (with Rene Fleming) and Partenope.
 
Victor Anand Coehlo © Victor Anand Coehlo Victor Anand Coelho has performed extensively throughout North America and Europe, and is co-director of the group Il Furioso, which specializes in Italian music of the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries. His recordings as lutenist and director appear on the Stradivarius, Toccata Classics, and Teldec labels. Victor is also Professor of Music and Chairman of the Department Musicology and Ethnomusicology at Boston University, director of the Center for Early Music Studies, a Fellow of Villa i Tatti and The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies in Florence.
 
 David Dolata © David Dolata David Dolata is Professor of Musicology at Florida International University. He has played at Glimmerglass Opera, Florida Grand Opera, Boston Early Music Festival, Spoleto Festival’s Early Music Series, and on recordings for NPR, BBC, CBS Sunday Morning, and Ars Femina.  His most recent recording was of Kapsberger's 1623 Book of Arias for Toccata Classics with Il Furioso (lutenist Victor Coelho, soprano Janet Youngdahl, and Italian tenor Gian Paolo Fagotto).
 
Laura Jeppesen © Laura Jeppesen Laura Jeppesen received a master’s degree from Yale University and subsequently studied the viola da gamba at the Hamburg Hochschule and the Brussels Conservatory. She is a prominent member of Boston’s early music community and in 2015 she was part of the BEMF team that won a Grammy for best opera recording. She has performed as soloist with conductors Christopher Hogwood, Edo deWaart, Seiji Ozawa, Craig Smith, Martin Pearlman, Harry Christophers, Grant Llewellyn, and Bernard Haitink. She has an extensive discography of solo and chamber works and teaches at Boston University, Wellesley College and Harvard University where she recently won an award of special distinction in the teaching of undergraduates.
 

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