Fall Season Concerts:
Oct 15th-16th!

Concerti Grossi of Stradella, Gregori, Corelli, and Bach

Concerti Grossi

October 15th-16th, 2022

A musical journey through the evolution of the concerto grosso. Fascinating early works by Stradella and Gregory, Corelli in his firey prime, and the crowning masterpiece of the genre--Bach's Brandenburg 6.

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Chamber music of Maddalena Sirmen
January 15th, 2023, 3pm

First Congregational United Church of Christ
Ashland, OR 97520

Tickets available at the door

Student

$5
  • Fall Season Concert
  • Concerti Grossi

Senior

$18
  • Fall Season Concert
  • Concerti Grossi

General

$20
  • Fall Season Concert
  • Concerti Grossi
$ 250

Donation Amount

  • Jefferson Baroque Orchestra, 4882 Hwy 66 Ashland, OR 97520

About JBO:

Since its founding in 1994, JBO has performed many of the major works of such well-known composers as Bach, Handel, Telemann, Vivaldi, Scarlatti, Purcell and Lully. At the same time we have also explored the lesser-known masters of the eighteenth century: Graupner, Heinichen, Zaschow, Pergolesi, and many others. We did not neglect the early seventeenth-century masters such as Castello, Frescobaldi and Monteverdi. Extending our scope in the other direction, we have performed early works of Josef Haydn and W A. Mozart.

This is a literature whose charm is, if not lost, then certainly diminished by the imposition of 19th/20th century instruments, performing styles and concepts of intonation. Our intention has been to apply the best and most enlightened scholarship to recovering the “period” sound of this music. This we do by the use of the most appropriate instruments available, the original editions or manuscripts where possible, and the powerful element of improvisation which was so much a part of the period and which makes the music seem new and fresh again.

In each concert we tell a story, or at least make a point.  We research, devise, plan, rehearse and present these programs both for our own pleasure and gratification and for that of our audiences.  It is they who make it possible through support of and attendance at our concerts, supplying the receptive ears without which the music loses a vital dimension.
 
JBO founder Jim Rich (1945-2013)