2012-2013 Season

Philharmonia Chorale

Philharmonia Chorale

Purcell’s Dioclesian
October 3 & 5-7, 2012

Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra and Chorale perform Purcell’s Dioclesian, a “tragicomic semi-opera” about a young peasant boy’s ascent to the Roman imperial throne.

Emanuel Ax

Beethoven’s Fourths
November 8-11, 2012

World renowned pianist Emanuel Ax makes his Philharmonia Baroque debut in this all Beethoven program featuring the Fourth Symphony and the Fourth Piano Concerto played on an authentic fortepiano.

A Bach Christmas
December 13-17, 2012

Masaaki Suzuki conducts soloists (alumni from his Schola Cantorum at Yale) and the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra and Chorale in a joyous evening of Bach Christmas masterworks.

Masaaki Suzuki

Essence of Classical Style
February 13 & 15-17, 2013

Experience the evolution of the “Classical” style in symphonies from Mozart and his two great influences – J.C. Bach and Haydn.

Rachel Podger

The Italian Violin
March 15-17 & 20, 2013

Rachel Podger, guest director of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, leads the Philharmonia Baroque from the violin on a whirlwind tour of eighteen century Italian concerti by Vivaldi, Corelli, Pergolesi and others.

Heroic Theseus
April 10-11 & 13-14, 2013

Hear Dominique Labelle in a rare villainess role and the Philharmonia Baroque debut of rising star Amanda Forsythe in Handel’s virtuoso opera, Teseo.
Download the 2012-13 Season Brochure as a pdf here.