SIREN Baroque presents:
THE COURSE OF LOVE
Tenri Cultural Institute
43A W 13th St (between 5th & 6th Avenues)
New York NY 10011
Subway: F, V and L trains at 14th St and 6th Ave
1, 2 and 3 trains at 14th St and 7th Ave
N, Q, R, W, 4, 5 and 6 trains at 14th St / Union Square
Friday, February 24th at 7:30pm
What: As Shakespeare wrote, "The course of true love
never did run smooth..." The ladies of SIREN Baroque play The Course
of Love: a tale of passion and betrayal through early English music
and song, featuring lutenist Christopher Morrongiello.
$20 general admission, $15 students and seniors
or at the door.
Brett Umlauf "brought a pealing, focused sound to a sword-swinging Athena."
(Steve Smith, The New York Times)
Brett Umlauf's voice "has a lovely focus, and the fearsome coloratura challenges of Edonide's music held no terrors for her."
(George Loomis, Opera News)
Bellman on Bellman
Co-creator and co-star in this two-person musical revue about the Swedish rococo composer.
Founding member of this baroque treble trio focussing on
early music spectacles with poetry and period gesture.
Collaborator via Charites, providing live music for this multi-media
theater company's productions: Snow White and Le Cirque Féerique.
Dances of Vice
Singer and catwalker at Shien Lee's costumed festival of decadence,
opulence and glamor.
Queen Dido in this film by Tristan v Christann.
Member of the board of directors and principal artist at this
innovative opera company, formerly known as OperaRepo. Most
recently created the role of "T" in Atra, Ossia l'Amore
Ricordato. Past roles include Edonide in J.A. Hasse's
Alcide al bivio.
Singer in this all-female collective of New York based baroque
musicians who specialize in programming women composers as well
as commissioning new works for baroque instrumentation.
Singer with this newly formed ensemble, showcasing the upcoming
generation of early music talent emerging from NYC.
10th Church of Christ, Scientist, SoHo
Soloist and music programmer at services each Sunday since 2005.
Dartmouth College cum laude in Classics Hanover, NH
The Queens College Baroque Opera Workshop Queens, NY
(Workshop Footage 2010
Workshop Audio 2011
Folkuniversitetet Lund, Sweden
Columbia University School of General Studies NYC
Mannes College of Music, The New School University NYC
Bloomingdale School of Music NYC
Mary Ellen Callahan, John Fiorito
Ellen Hargis, Lena Susanne Norin, Drew Minter
2010 Swedish Women's Educational Association of New York
scholarship winner for research and performance in Sweden.
2009 Swedish Institute Visiting Researcher Grant Stockholm, Sweden.
Photo by Caterina Siana