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Danny Mallon, Percussion, performs with the ABO on May 5

Performing on “Spring in Spain” on May 5, 2013 at 4:00 pm at Roswell Presbyterian Church: Danny Mallon, Percussion teaches at Mannes College of Music in New York City. For three years he has been a musical ambassador for the US Department of State and toured Southeast Asia and the Middle-East. He has performed with the period orchestra Le Concert …

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José Lemos, Countertenor, performs with the ABO on May 5, 2013

Performing on “Spring in Spain” on May 5, 2013 at 4:00 pm at Roswell Presbyterian Church: José Lemos, Counter-Tenor lives in Connecticut, and is from Brazil. Since receiving the First Prize of the 2003 International Baroque Singing Competition of Chimay in Belgium, and Tanglewood music fellowships in 2003 and 2004, he has performed leading roles in Baroque operas with many …

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Nell Snaidas, Soprano, performs with the ABO on May 5, 2013

Performing on “Spring in Spain” on May 5, 2013 at 4:00 pm at Roswell Presbyterian Church: Nell Snaidas, Soprano lives in New York. She has been praised by the New York Times for her “beautiful soprano voice, melting passion” and “vocally ravishing” performances. Nell has been a soloist with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Apollo’s Fire and The Boston Early Music …

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The Atlanta Baroque is now on YouTube

I am pleased to announce the release of the first videos of the Atlanta Baroque Orchestra ever shown on the Internet. It only took us 16 years. “Comfort Ye” and “Every Valley” from Handel’s Messiah, 1742 Dublin Score Aaron Sheehan, Tenor November 30, 2012, First Presbyterian Church of Atlanta with the Georgia Tech Chamber Choir Jerry Ulrich, Director “Rejoice Greatly” …

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Professionals from across the country gather for Handel’s Messiah

It seems that not everybody who attends the Atlanta Baroque Orchestra’s concerts realizes what an outstanding range of unusually-skilled professional musicians perform with us. Accomplished specialists in Baroque performance are quite hard to find, and not even a huge metropolis like Atlanta, with several university music programs, has enough qualified musicians to fill all the parts in even a small …

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Meet our World-Class Soloists for Handel’s Messiah

The Atlanta Baroque and the Georgia Tech Chamber Choir present the complete, original 1742 Dublin version of Handel’s Messiah with world-renowned vocal soloists who represent the best in the new generation of Baroque music performance. We’re excited to interpret Handel’s masterpiece with a lineup of singers unprecedented in accomplishment and musicianship. Leading the production will be Jerry Ulrich, conductor of …

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Ein Prosit der Gemütlichkeit!

Gemütlichkeit. On Sunday, September 23, 2012, the Atlanta Baroque Orchestra presented Telemann’s Tafelmusik Production II. In addition to being a smash musical success, the eighteen musicians came up with an original idea that they executed themselves to make the concert even more wonderful. Let me tell you about it. Hi, this is Wheat Williams. I volunteer to do publicity and …

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We’re on Atlanta radio on September 10

On Monday, September 10, 2012 at 9:00 pm, Atlanta’s WABE 90.1 FM will broadcast one hour of concert recordings by the Atlanta Baroque Orchestra on their “The Atlanta Music Scene” program. Featured are pieces from our May 2011 concert, Musica Transalpina: Italians in 18th Century London. You can find the full concert program and program notes at this link. The …

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ABO Thanks Our Supporters!

In addition to the great concert given by ABO, Artistic Director Julie Andrijeski and Guest Soloist Debra Nagy, two special events celebrating the performance weekend took place on May 19 and 20. ABO thanks Bob and Gail Cramer and outgoing Board President Cathy Adams for hosting these dinners. At the concert on May 20, incoming Board President George Riordan gave …

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Hear the Atlanta Baroque Orchestra on NPR!

The ABO will be featured during the 2012-2013 season on NPR’s nationally-broadcast radio program Sunday Baroque, which is carried on Atlanta station WABE 90.1 FM. In addition, ABO will be one of the groups featured on Sunday Baroque’s sample CD, used as an incentive gift during the pledge campaigns of member stations.

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