October 23 & 24, 2021

We opened our 31st Season in person featuring the debut of harpsichordist Paolo Bordignon, alongside violinists Jesse Mills and Tessa Lark with cellist Edward Arron in a program of Baroque delights that served as the inspiration for Stravinsky’s ballet, Pulcinella


Paolo Bordignon, harpsichord
Tessa Lark, violin
Jesse Mills, violin
Edward Arron, cello


Gallo: Selections from Trio Sonatas Nos. 1,2,3,7,8, and 12
Monza: Gavotte and Six Doubles from Suite in D Major for Solo Harpsichord
J.S. Bach: Adagio from Sonata in E-flat Major, BWV 525 (arr. Bernard Labadie)
Telemann: Suite for Two Violins, “Gulliver’s Travels,” TWV 40:108
Pergolesi: Vivo from Sinfonia in F Major for Cello and Harpsichord
Schnittke: Minuet from Suite in the Old Style for Violin and Harpsichord (1972)


Many thanks to John Hargraves and Nancy Newcomb for sponsoring Saturday’s concert and to Lisa Holmes and Robert Stern for sponsoring Sunday’s concert.

Performing Musicians

Paolo Bordignon


Harpsichordist, organist, and conductor Paolo Bordignon has received acclaim for “outstanding,” “lively and distinctive” interpretations of early music to “compelling” performances of avant-garde repertoire.

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Tessa Lark


Tessa Lark is one of the most captivating artistic voices of her time.  A budding superstar in the classical realm, she is also a highly acclaimed fiddler in the tradition of her native Kentucky.

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Jesse Mills


Two-time Grammy nominated violinist Jesse Mills enjoys performing music of many genres, from classical to contemporary, as well as composed and improvised music of his own invention.

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Edward Arron


Cellist Edward Arron has garnered recognition worldwide for his elegant musicianship, impassioned performances, and creative programming. (PHOTO CREDIT: Hak-Soo Kim)

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