sketch by Viiu Varik

 

A free Baroque Festival in Toronto

 

1980-1985

 

PROGRAM HISTORY

 

SEASON ONE

AUGUST 19-22, 1980

Bellefair United Church, Bellefair & Queen Streets, Toronto, Canada

 

Andrei Damyanovich, Jaak Liivoja, Aarne Tammisaar, violins

Elly Winer, viola

Jill Vitols, cello

Mark Jamison, bass

Philip Morehead, harpsichord

Margot Rydall, flute

Patricia Morehead, oboe and recorder

Margaret Schabas, oboe

Scott Paterson, recorder and Baroque flute

Steven Burdick, recorder

Sandy McCurdy, trumpet

 

Program #1 - Tuesday, August 19, 1980

 

Joachim Quantz, Trio Sonata in E minor for 2 oboes and continuo

Margaret Schabas and Patricia Morehead, oboes

J.S. Bach, Trio Sonata in G major for flute, violin and continuo

Margot Rydall, flute, Andrei Damyanovich, violin

J.S. Bach, Partita in A minor for flute alone

Margot Rydall, flute

J.S. Bach, Sonata in G major for violin and continuo

Jaak Liivoja, violin

J.S. Bach, Trio Sonata in B-flat major for recorder, harpsichord and continuo

Steven Burdick, recorder, Philip Morehead, harpsichord

J.S. Bach, Concerto in A minor for flute, oboe, violin and continuo

Margot Rydall, flute, Patricia Morehead, oboe, Jaak Liivoja, violin

 

Program #2 - Wednesday, August 20, 1980

 

J.S. Bach, Trio Sonata in C major  for oboe, violin and continuo

Patricia Morehead, oboe, Andrei Damyanovich, violin

J.S. Bach, Sonata No. 5 in F minor for violin and harpsichord

Andrei Damyanovich, violin, Philip Morehead, harpsichord

G.P. Telemann, Trio Sonata in A minor for recorder, violin and continuo

Patricia Morehead, recorder, Jaak Liivoja, violin

C.P.E. Bach, Sonata in G minor for oboe and harpsichord

Patricia Morehead, oboe, Philip Morehead, harpsichord

G.F. Handel, Sonata in F major for two violins and continuo

Andrei Damyanovich and Jaak Liivoja, violins

 

Program #3 - Thursday, August 21, 1980

 

J.S. Bach, Trio Sonata in G major for flute, oboe and continuo

Margot Rydall, flute, Patricia Morehead, oboe

G.P. Telemann, Fantasy No. 7 in E-flat major for violin alone

Jaak Liivoja, violin

G.P. Telemann, Tafelmusik I: Quartet in G major for flute, oboe, violin, cello and continuo

Margot Rydall, flute, Patricia Morehead, oboe

Jaak Liivoja, violin, Jill Vitols, cello

J.S. Bach, Sonata in C major for flute and continuo

Scott Paterson, Baroque flute

J.S. Bach, Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 for flute, violin, harpsichord and strings

Margot Rydall, flute, Andrei Damyanovich, violin,

Philip Morehead, harpsichord

 

Program #4 - Friday, August 22, 1980

 

J.S. Bach, Sonata in G minor for oboe and continuo

Patricia Morehead, oboe

J.S. Bach, Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 for violin, two recorders and strings

Jaak Liivoja, violin, Scott Paterson and Patricia Morehead, recorders

J.S. Bach, Concerto in A minor for harpsichord, flute and violin

Philip Morehead, harpsichord, Margot Rydall, flute,

Andrei Damyanovich, violin

J.S. Bach, Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 for trumpet, oboe, violin, flute and strings

Sandy McCurdy, trumpet, Patricia Morehead, oboe

Andrei Damyanovich, violin, Margot Rydall, flute

 

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SEASON TWO

JULY 21-24, 1981

Bellefair United Church, Bellefair & Queen Streets, Toronto, Canada

 

Heather Wilberforce, soprano

Jaak Liivoja, Andrei Damyanovich, Ian Grant, Christian Prevost, violins

Elly Winer, viola

Helen Kopec, Ronald Laurie, cellos

Cathy Loftin, bass

Valerie Laurie, Margot Rydall, flutes

Patricia Morehead, oboe and oboe d'amore

Margaret Schabas, Shelley Weaver, oboes

Jill Solomon, bassoon

Gary Pattison, Vince Barbee, horns

Philip Morehead, harpsichord/conductor

 

Program #1 - Tuesday, July 21, 1981

 

J.S. Bach, Trio Sonata in C major, BWV 1037 for oboe, violin and continuo

Patricia Morehead, oboe, Jaak Liivoja, violin

Ronald Laurie, cello

J.S. Bach, Prelude from the 2nd Suite in D minor for solo cello

J.S. Bach, Adagio from the Organ Toccata in C for cello and harpsichord

Ronald Laurie, cello, Philip Morehead, harpsichord

J.F. Fasch, Sonata in B-flat major for two flutes, viola and continuo

Margot Rydall and Valerie Laurie, flutes

Elly Winer, viola, Ronald Laurie, cello

G.P. Telemann, Trio Sonata in B minor for violin, viola and continuo

Andrei Damyanovich, violin, Elly Winer, viola

Ronald Laurie, cello

G.F. Handel, Sonata in C minor for oboe and continuo

Patricia Morehead, oboe, Jill Solomon, bassoon

G.F. Handel, Concerto a Quattro in D major for oboe, violin and cello obbligato

Patricia Morehead, oboe, Jaak Liivoja, violin,

Ronald Laurie, cello

 

Program #2 - Wednesday, July 22, 1981

 

C.P.E. Bach, Quartet in G major, W. 95 for flute, viola and harpsichord

Margot Rydall, flute, Elly Winer, viola

Philip Morehead, harpsichord, Helen Kopec, cello

W.A. Mozart, Quartet in F major, K. 370 (368b) for oboe and string trio

Patricia Morehead, oboe, Jaak Liivoja, violin

Elly Winer, viola, Helen Kopec, cello

W.A. Mozart,  Quartet in D major, K. 285 for flute and string trio

Margot Rydall, flute, Andrei Damyanovich, violin

Elly Winer, viola, Helen Kopec, cello

W.A. Mozart, Concerto in A major, K. 414 (386a) for harpsichord and strings

Philip Morehead, harpsichord

Jaak Liivoja and Andrei Damyanovich, violins

Elly Winer, viola, Helen Kopec, cello

 

Program #3 - Thursday, July 23, 1981

 

J.S. Bach, Concerto in A major, BWV 1055 for oboe d'amore and strings

Patricia Morehead, oboe d'amore

J.S. Bach, Ouverture in C major, BWV 1066 for orchestra

C.P.E. Bach, Sonata in E-flat major, BWV 1031 for flute and continuo

Valerie Laurie, flute, Ronald Laurie, cello

J.S. Bach, Aria: "Wir zittern und wanken" from Cantata #105

Heather Wilberforce, soprano

J.S. Bach, Cantata No. 204 "Ich bin in mir vergnügt"

Heather Wilberforce, soprano

 

Program #4 - Friday, July 24, 1981

 

J.S. Bach, Sonata in E minor, BWV 1034 for flute and continuo

Margot Rydall, flute, Helen Kopec, cello

G.F. Handel: Aria: "Sweet Bird" from "L'Allegro ed il Pensieroso"

Heather Wilberforce, soprano, Valerie Laurie, flute

J.S. Bach, Concerto in D minor, BWV 1043 for two violins and strings

Andrei Damyanovich and Jaak Liivoja, violins

A. Vivaldi, Concerto in C minor, F. I #12 for two violins and strings

Jaak Liivoja and Andrei Damyanovich, violins

J.S. Bach, Brandenburg Concerto #1 in F major, BWV 1046 for orchestra

Jaak Liivoja, violino piccolo, Patricia Morehead, oboe

 

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SEASON THREE

 

AUGUST 3-6, 1982

Bellefair United Church, Bellefair & Queen Streets, Toronto, Canada

 

Roxolana Roslak, soprano

Jean MacPhail, mezzo-soprano

William Perry, baritone

Andrei Damyanovich, Jaak Liivoja, Ian Grant, violins

John Barnum, Maurice Pelletier, violas

Ronald Laurie, Georgina Roberts, Edward Hayes, cellos

Viiu Varik, bass

Valerie Laurie, Margot Rydall, flutes

Hazel Nevin, Patricia Morehead, oboes

Terry Storr, clarinet

James MacDonald, horn

Steven Burdick, recorder

Philip Morehead, harpsichord

Douglas Bodle, organ

 

Program #1 - Tuesday, August 3, 1982

 

G.P. Telemann, Sonata in F minor from "Der getreue Music-Meister"

G.P. Telemann, Sonata in C major from "Essercizii musici" (c.1740)

Steven Burdick, alto recorder

J.S. Bach, Suite in G major, BWV 1007 for cello alone

Ronald Laurie, cello

J.S. Bach, Suite in B minor, BWV 1067

Valerie Laurie, flute

?G.H. Stolzel, Aria: "Bist du bei mir", BWV 508

J.S. Bach, Aria: Erbauliche Gedanken eines Tobackrauchers, BWV 515

Anonymous, Aria: "Gedenke doch mein Geist," BWV 509

J.S. Bach, Aria: "Heir ist das rechte Osterlamm" from Cantata #4 "Christ lag in Todesbanden"

Anthony Saint-Pierre, bass

J.S. Bach, Brandenburg Concerto #6 in B-flat major, BWV 1051

Maurice Pelletier and John Barnum, violas

Ronald Laurie, Georgina Roberts and Ed Hayes, cellos

Viiu Varik, bass

 

Program #2 - Wednesday, August 4, 1982

 

A. Vivaldi, Concerto for piccolo in C major, RV 443

Valerie Laurie, piccolo

W.A. Mozart, Quintet in A major, K 581 for clarinet and string quartet

Terry Storr, clarinet

J.S. Bach, Concerto in F minor, BWV 1056

Philip Morehead, harpsichord

J.S. Bach, Brandenburg Concerto #4 in G major, BWV 1049

Andrei Damyanovich, violin

Valerie Laurie and Margot Rydall, flutes

 

Program #3 - Thursday, August 5, 1982

 

?C.P.E. Bach, Sonata in G minor, H 545 for oboe and continuo

Patricia Morehead, oboe

G.P. Telemann, Concerto in D major for flute and continuo

Margot Rydall, flute

J.S. Bach, Cantata #82 "Ich habe genug"

William Perry, baritone

J.S. Bach, Concerto in A minor, BWV 1041 for violin

Andrei Damyanovich, violin

J.S. Bach, Brandenburg Concerto #2 in F major, BWV 1047

James MacDonald, horn, Valerie Laurie, flute

Hazel Nevin, oboe, Andrei Damyanovich, violin

 

Program #4 - Friday, August 6, 1982

 

W.A. Mozart, Quartet in C major, K 285b for flute and string trio

Margot Rydall, flute

J.S. Bach, Prelude and Fugue in B minor, BWV 544 for organ

Douglas Bodle, organ

J.S. Bach, Concerto in C minor, BWV 1060 for violin, oboe and strings

Jaak Liivoja, violin, Hazel Nevin, oboe

J.S. Bach, Aria: "Vergnügte Rug'" from Cantata #170

Jean MacPhail, mezzo-soprano

J.S. Bach, Duet: "Wir eilen mit schwachen Schritten" from Cantata #79 "Jesu, der du meine Seele"

Roxolana Roslak, soprano, Jean MacPhail, mezzo-soprano

J.S. Bach, Brandenburg Concerto #5 in D major, BWV 1050

Philip Morehead, harpsichord, Jaak Liivoja, violin

Margot Rydall, flute

 

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SEASON FOUR

 

AUGUST 23-26, 1983

Bellefair United Church, Bellefair & Queen Streets, Toronto, Canada

 

Heather Wilberforce, soprano

William Perry, baritone

Andrei Damyanovich, Jaak Liivoja, Andrea Hanson, violins

John Barnum, viola

Ronald Laurie, cello

Viiu Varik, David Piltch, basses

Valerie Laurie, Margot Rydall, Susan Piltch, flutes

Hazel Nevin, Patricia Morehead, oboes

Terry Storr, clarinet

James MacDonald, Ben Trowell, horns

Ken Hodge, bassoon

Charlotte Nediger, harpsichord

Ivars Taurins, conductor

 

Program #1 - Tuesday, August 23, 1983

 

J.S. Bach, Trio Sonata in C major for two violins and continuo

Andrei Damyanovich and Jaak Liivoja, violins

G. Tartini, Sonata in G minor "The Devil's Trill" for violin

Andrei Damyanovich, violin

J.S. Bach, Trio Sonata in D minor for flute, oboe and continuo

Susan Piltch, flute, Patricia Morehead, oboe

G.P. Telemann, Quartet in D minor from Tafelmusik II

Ronald Laurie, cello, Susan Piltch, flute,

Patricia Morehead, oboe

 

Works by Bach, Bill Evans, Ted Moses, Robert Piltch

the Piltch Trio: Robert Piltch, guitar, Susan Piltch, flute, David Piltch, bass

 

Program # 2 - Wednesday, August 24, 1983

 

J.S. Bach,  Trio Sonata from "The Musical Offering" for flute, violin and continuo

Margot Rydall, flute, Jaak Liivoja, violin

J.S. Bach, Suite No. 2 in D major for solo cello

Ronald Laurie, cello

J.S. Bach,  Sonata in G minor for oboe and continuo

Patricia Morehead, oboe

John Weinzweig,  Intermissions for flute and oboe

Margot Rydall, flute, Patricia Morehead, oboe

G.P. Telemann, Suite in A minor for flute and strings

Margot Rydall, flute

 

Program #3 - Thursday, August 25, 1983

 

J.S. Bach, Three Sinfonias

Ivars Taurins, conductor

J.S. Bach, Cantata No. 56 "Ich will den Kreuzstab gerne tragen"

William Perry, baritone

Ivars Taurins, conductor

J.S. Bach, Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 in F

Jaak Liivoja, violino piccolo, Patricia Morehead, oboe

James MacDonald and Ben Trowell, horns

Ivars Taurins, conductor

William McCauley, Five Miniatures  for flute and strings

Valerie Laurie, flute

Dr. William McCauley, conductor

J.S. Bach, Harpsichord Concerto in G minor

Charlotte Nediger, harpsichord

Ivars Taurins, conductor

 

Program #4 - Friday, August 26, 1983

G.P. Telemann, Ouverture des nations anciens et modernes

Ivars Taurins, conductor

Ben Trowell, Four Moods for Wind Trio

Susan Piltch, flute, Terry Storr, clarinet

Ken Hodge, bassoon

J.S. Bach, Concerto for Harpsichord, Flute and Violin in A minor

Charlotte Nediger, harpsichord, Margot Rydall, flute

Andrei Damyanovich, violin

Samuel Dolin, Blago's Trio

Susan Piltch, flute, Terry Storr, clarinet

Ken Hodge, bassoon

J.S. Bach, Cantata No. 202 "Wedding Cantata"

Heather Wilberforce, soprano, Ivars Taurins, conductor

 

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SEASON FIVE

 

FEBRUARY 10, 1985

Bellefair United Church, Bellefair & Queen Streets, Toronto, Canada

 

Andrei Damyanovich, Jaak Liivoja, Andrea Hanson, violins

Cathy Rapoport, Leslie Knowles, Ron Hay, violas

Ronald Laurie, Marie Gelinas, Ed Hays, cellos

Viiu Varik, bass

Valerie Laurie, Margot Onodera, flutes

Patricia Morehead, Angela Casagrande, Arlene Fietkau, oboes

James MacDonald, Ben Trowell, horns

Harvey Salzman, bassoon

Philip Morehead, harpsichord

 

Guest artists:

Vladimir Orloff, cello

Erica Goodman, harp

Heather Wilberforce, soprano

The Tapestry Singers, Wayne Strongman, conductor

 

Program #1 - 2:00 PM

 

J.S. Bach, Brandenburg Concerto No. 1, BWV 1046

Jaak Liivoja, violin

C.W. Gluck, Dance of the Blessed Spirits

Valerie Laurie, flute

J.S. Bach, Brandenburg Concerto No. 3, BWV 1048

G.F. Handel, Oboe Concerto in G minor

Patricia Morehead, oboe

J.S. Bach, Brandenburg Concerto No. 6, BWV 1051

 

Program #2 - 4:30 PM

 

G.F. Handel, Sonata in C minor

Patricia Morehead, oboe

J.S. Bach, Sonata in C major, BWV 1024

Valerie Laurie, flute

J.S. Bach, Sonata in D major, BWV 1028 for viola da gamba

Vladimir Orloff, cello

J.S. Bach (arr. Grandjany), Prelude from the Partita No. 3 for violin, BWV 1006

J.S. Bach (arr. Grandjany), Presto from the Sonata No. 1 for violin, BWV 1001

J.S. Bach (arr. Grandjany), Fugue from the Sonata No. 1 for violin, BWV 1001

Erica Goodman, harp

J.S. Bach (arr. Swingle), Air from the Suite in D major

Gastoldi, La dolce Firena

Morley, My  bonny lass she smileth

P.D.Q. Bach, My bonny lass she smelleth

R. Murray Shaefer,  selections from Felix' Girls

Glenn Gould, So you want to write a fugue?

The Tapestry Singers

Wayne Strongman, director

 

Program #3 - 8:00 PM

 

J.S. Bach, Brandenburg Concerto No. 4, BWV 1049

Andre Damyanovich, violin

Margot Onodera and Valerie Laurie, flutes

J.S. Bach, "Die Seele ruht" from Cantata No. 127

D. Scarlatti, Cantata "Pur nel sonno al men tal'ora"

Heather Wilberforce, soprano

Jaak Liivoja and Andre Damyanovich, violins

Patricia Morehead, oboe

J.S. Bach, Brandenburg Concerto No. 2, BWV 1047

James MacDonald, horn, Valerie Laurie, flute,

Patricia Morehead, oboe, Jaak Liivoja, violin

J.S. Bach, Chorale from Cantata No. 147

J.S. Bach, Duet "My Freund ist mein" from Cantata No. 140

J.S. Bach, Duet "Was Gott tut, ist wohlgetan" from Cantata No. 100

J.S. Bach, Duet "Wir eilen mit schwachen doch emsigen Schritten" from Cantata No. 78

The Tapestry Singers

Wayne Strongman, director

J.S. Bach, Brandenburg Concerto No. 5, BWV 1050

Philip Morehead, harpsichord

Andre Danyanovich, violin

Margot Onodera, flute

 

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