FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 7 AT 7:30PM

NUOVO ASPETTO & HOLGER FALK

Visual Artist: Barre Barrett

ST. PAUL’S BY-THE-SEA EPISCOPAL CHURCH

After researching the music of 18th-19th century gondoliers in Venice, the ensemble, with Holger Falk, created a marvelous much praised CD, “Il Gondoliere Veneziano”, which earned the group a nomination for the 2021 Opus Klassik as Best Ensemble. They will recreate this music in concert for BFAS.

THE ARTISTS

“It is simply fabulous what Falk and Nuovo Aspetto do with the Canzoni, left mainly from the 18th century… simple folk tunes of the barcarolles rising from the gondolas.” (Opernvelt)

Nuovo Aspetto was founded in 2011 by Michael Dücker, Johanna Seitz, and Elisabeth Seitz. The secret of the ensemble’s success lies in its programming – the rediscovery of baroque works for unusual configurations allows the ensemble a new perspective on seemingly long-since tested repertoire, and offers with its exquisite programs true discoveries. Particular attention is paid to the repertoire which uses salterio, harp and lute.

The group’s first CD “Arie et Sinfonie” is dedicated to the almost forgotten music of the “discoverer” of Haydn – Johann Georg Reutter- who amongst others gave the legendary pantaleon magical and enthralling parts. In 2014, the second CD “Diaoghi con l’Angelo” appeared with music from the oratorio composer Francesco Ratis’ collection “Canzonette Spirituale” from 1657. Its musical dialogue between an angel, a musician, the soul and the devil as well as popular songs and contrafacta are colorfully orchestrated and are wonderfully interpreted by the first-rate five-voice vocal ensemble.

Together with the counter-tenor Valer Sabadus, Nuovo Aspetto produced a CD of arias by Antonio Caldara, that gathered international attention. Caldera uses in his arias -whether, magnificent, virtuoso, soft or plaintive – accompaniments that are charming in their configuration with obligato lute, salterio, viola, gamba, violin or chalumeau. Another CD offers the music of Joseph Haydn in chamber music version for harp, lute, and strings from the 18th century that was produced together with the Bayerische Rundfunk. In 2020, the much-praised CD “Il Gondoliere Veneziano” with baritone Holger Falk earned the group a nomination for the 2021 Opus Klassik as best ensemble.

The ensemble has brought forth “cheers like in a jazz cellar” and “great excitement” for its performances in famous festivals and legendary concert halls like the Konzerthaus Wien, the Elbphilharmonie and the Laeinszhalle Hamburg, the Schubertiade Schwarzenberg, the Innsbrucker Festwochen für Alte Musik, the Germanische Museum Nürnberg. The Handelfestspiele Karlsruhe, and the Bremen Musikfest, the Moselfestival, the Romanischer Sommer Köln, and the Kanayawa Festival in Japan, The Goethe Institute invited the ensemble for a tour in South Asia in 2020. In addition, there have been many concerts for Radio and TV including BR, WDR, Radio Bremen, NDR, HR and the ORF.

Shupp Artists Management
202 Michigan Avenue
Port Jefferson, NY 11777
631-928-1531
www.Shuppartists.com

Barre Barrett

VISUAL ARTIST

ARTIST BIO

In addition to its outstanding concerts and educational outreach programs, BFAS also presents an art exhibition from a regional visual artist at each home concert.

VENUE

St. Paul’s by-the-Sea Episcopal Church
465 11th Avenue North
Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250
Doors open at 6:45PM

FRIDAY, FEB. 7 AT 7:30PM

NUOVO ASPETTO & HOLGER FALK

Visual Artist
Barre Barrett

ST. PAUL’S BY-THE-SEA EPISCOPAL CHURCH

After researching the music of 18th-19th century gondoliers in Venice, the ensemble, with Holger Falk, created a marvelous much praised CD, “Il Gondoliere Veneziano”, which earned the group a nomination for the 2021 Opus Klassik as Best Ensemble. They will recreate this music in concert for BFAS.

THE ARTISTS

“It is simply fabulous what Falk and Nuovo Aspetto do with the Canzoni, left mainly from the 18th century… simple folk tunes of the barcarolles rising from the gondolas.” (Opernvelt)

Nuovo Aspetto was founded in 2011 by Michael Dücker, Johanna Seitz, and Elisabeth Seitz. The secret of the ensemble’s success lies in its programming – the rediscovery of baroque works for unusual configurations allows the ensemble a new perspective on seemingly long-since tested repertoire, and offers with its exquisite programs true discoveries. Particular attention is paid to the repertoire which uses salterio, harp and lute.

The group’s first CD “Arie et Sinfonie” is dedicated to the almost forgotten music of the “discoverer” of Haydn – Johann Georg Reutter- who amongst others gave the legendary pantaleon magical and enthralling parts. In 2014, the second CD “Diaoghi con l’Angelo” appeared with music from the oratorio composer Francesco Ratis’ collection “Canzonette Spirituale” from 1657. Its musical dialogue between an angel, a musician, the soul and the devil as well as popular songs and contrafacta are colorfully orchestrated and are wonderfully interpreted by the first-rate five-voice vocal ensemble.

Together with the counter-tenor Valer Sabadus, Nuovo Aspetto produced a CD of arias by Antonio Caldara, that gathered international attention. Caldera uses in his arias -whether, magnificent, virtuoso, soft or plaintive – accompaniments that are charming in their configuration with obligato lute, salterio, viola, gamba, violin or chalumeau. Another CD offers the music of Joseph Haydn in chamber music version for harp, lute, and strings from the 18th century that was produced together with the Bayerische Rundfunk. In 2020, the much-praised CD “Il Gondoliere Veneziano” with baritone Holger Falk earned the group a nomination for the 2021 Opus Klassik as best ensemble.

The ensemble has brought forth “cheers like in a jazz cellar” and “great excitement” for its performances in famous festivals and legendary concert halls like the Konzerthaus Wien, the Elbphilharmonie and the Laeinszhalle Hamburg, the Schubertiade Schwarzenberg, the Innsbrucker Festwochen für Alte Musik, the Germanische Museum Nürnberg. The Handelfestspiele Karlsruhe, and the Bremen Musikfest, the Moselfestival, the Romanischer Sommer Köln, and the Kanayawa Festival in Japan, The Goethe Institute invited the ensemble for a tour in South Asia in 2020. In addition, there have been many concerts for Radio and TV including BR, WDR, Radio Bremen, NDR, HR and the ORF.

Shupp Artists Management

202 Michigan Avenue
Port Jefferson, NY 11777
631-928-1531
www.Shuppartists.com

BARRE BARRETT

VISUAL ARTIST

ARTIST BIO

In addition to its outstanding concerts and educational outreach programs, BFAS also presents an art exhibition from a regional visual artist at each home concert.

VENUE

St. Paul’s by-the-Sea Episcopal Church
465 11th Avenue North
Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250
Doors open at 6:45PM