Bev is joined by baritone Steven Kimbrough, who is featured in arias from Bach’s famous cantata Wachet Auf and in songs from a 1736 Bach collection. Kimbrough was a leading baritone of the Bonn Opera in Germany, has concertized all over the world and is featured on numerous recordings. With soprano Florence Peacock and a small baroque instrumental ensemble. Baroque & Beyond concert series.
Bev is joined by Jennifer Streeter, recorder, along with baroque violinist Gesa Kordes; and Gail Ann Schroeder, viola da gamba. The program highlights works of the French baroque with music by François Couperin and his contemporaries. Couperin, called Le Grand, wrote masterful music evoking the sensibilities of the French court. His music includes bird songs, lullabies, and rousing dance rhythms.