Summer 2018

Verona
 Vienna & Versailles

Our Summer 2018 Season - Final Concert
The Sun King's Court
Friday August 17, 7:30 p.m.
St. Paul's Episcopal Church
40th & Main

Tickets Now on Sale

Louis the XIV's Court of Versailles is our final stop on the Grand Tour of the V's!
Music of
Couperin, Campra, Marais and Rameau, and the World Premiere of "I AM SILENT",
by Anthony Maglione.

Featuring vocalists: Sarah Tannehill Anderson, Hannah De Priest, Jay Carter, Anthony Maglione, Sam Anderson, and Joshua Lawlor.

Click HERE to see what is in store!


KC BAROQUE and YOU!
You can be an important part of KC Baroque's success by supporting our summer season with a donation today!

For more information about giving, please
feel free to contact us at kcbaroque@gmail.com. 

Thank you for playing your part in the success of this important project and for your generous support to the Kansas City Baroque Consortium. I look forward to seeing you at our concerts in Summer 2018!

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Trilla Ray-Carter
Artistic Director and Executive Director
Kansas City Baroque Consortium


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RECENT CONCERTS

Monday, February 26, 2018
FREE -12 Noon
  Johnson County Community College

Members of KC Baroque present a free concert on the
Ruel Joyce Recital Series, JCCC

 Trilla Ray-Carter, cellist, is joined by soprano, Kayleigh Aytes and harpsichordist, Nicholas Good for a program of Handel and De Fesch. You'll hear the Handel Suite No. 2 in F Major for Harpsichord, the Sonata for Cello and Harpsichord in d minor written by the Dutch composer/violinist Willem de Fesch, who served as Handel's concertmaster in London, and Handel's exquisitely tragic cantata  Oh numi eterna, "La Lucrezia",  performed by the wonderful Kayleigh Aytes. Please join us for this free concert !Trilla Ray-Carter, cellist, is joined by soprano, Kayleigh Aytes and harpsichordist, Nicholas Good for a program of Handel and De Fesch. You'll hear the Handel Suite No. 2 in F Major for Harpsichord, the Sonata for Cello and Harpsichord in d minor written by the Dutch composer/violinist Willem de Fesch, who served as Handel's concertmaster in London, and Handel's exquisitely tragic cantata Oh numi eterna, "La Lucrezia", performed by the wonderful Kayleigh Aytes. Please join us for this free concert !

Trilla Ray-Carter, cellist, is joined by soprano, Kayleigh Aytes and harpsichordist, Nicholas Good for a program of Handel and De Fesch. You'll hear the Handel Suite No. 2 in F Major for Harpsichord, the Sonata for Cello and Harpsichord in d minor written by the Dutch composer/violinist Willem de Fesch, who served as Handel's concertmaster in London, and Handel's exquisitely tragic cantata Oh numi eterna, "La Lucrezia", performed by the wonderful Kayleigh Aytes. Please join us for this free concert !Trilla Ray-Carter, cellist, is joined by soprano, Kayleigh Aytes and harpsichordist, Nicholas Good for a program of Handel and De Fesch. You'll hear the Handel Suite No. 2 in F Major for Harpsichord, the Sonata for Cello and Harpsichord in d minor written by the Dutch composer/violinist Willem de Fesch, who served as Handel's concertmaster in London, and Handel's exquisitely tragic cantata Oh numi eterna, "La Lucrezia", performed by the wonderful Kayleigh Aytes. Please join us for this free concert !


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Enjoy Highlights of our 2017 Inaugural season.

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About KC Baroque

Dear Friends,

In December of 2015, I completed the Artist INC Advanced program for artist entrepreneurship and was awarded $1000, voted by my peers, for best project proposal. A year later, working with a fantastic board of directors, Kansas City Baroque launched this project as a new summer series! The inaugural season was a great success! I invite you to be a part of this inspiring project! With period performances of early music as our spring board, we are exploring the connections between past and future, between art forms, and across eras. 

KC Baroque participates regularly in exciting collaborations with local and regional organizations bringing a wide variety of music to the Kansas City metropolitan area.  

Highlights include performances with: 
• Te Deum Antiqua Chamber Choir in Buxtehude’s Jesu Membra Nostri in February.  

• American Choral Director’s SW Conference included three performances for KCBC with local and regional choirs in March at Helzberg Hall.          

PASTICCIO, a program of baroque delicacies presented on several recital series including the Westport Brown Bag Series, JCCC Ruel Joyce Series, and this Spring to be presented in St. Louis, in Louisville, KY on the Locust Grove Series, and here in KC on March 16th for the St. Andrew’s Episcopal Happy Hour Series!

BACH's ST. JOHN PASSION  in April of 2016 at featured Te Deum Chamber Choir, and Village Chamber Choir with KC Baroque in a stunning performance under the direction of Matthew Shepard. 

Charpentier's TE DEUM with Musica Vocale, under the direction of Arnold Epley in June of 2017. 

As a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, Kansas City Baroque continues to bring to our community the beloved masterworks and the rarely heard gems of the baroque era produced and performed on period instruments by our fine local and regional professional musicians. We are especially pleased to present an annual three-concert series, BETWEEN SILENCE AND LIGHT. My vision for this series is personal, inspired by the writings and thinking of the great architect, Louis Kahn, and the journey of finding one's artistic voice. This link to our video  shares with you my vision for the series and for KC Baroque.

Today, I invite you to be a part of this important project by supporting the Kansas City Baroque Consortium with a tax deductible donation. Any gift is appreciated and I encourage you to consider one of the special opportunities available to underwrite the series, a single concert, or one of our guest artists. This is an important and meaningful way to become a valued member of KC Baroque’s family, and to invest in our community’s remarkable spirit of artistic entrepreneurship. 

Donate Today

You may also send your tax-deductible contribution to: 

Kansas City Baroque Consortium,  c/o Trilla Ray-Carter, 10413 Walrond Ave., Kansas City, MO 64137


PAST CONCERTS

Annual Messiah Sing Along
Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral, December 16, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.
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J.S. Bach Reformation Cantata
Atonement Lutheran Church, October 16, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. with Schola Cantorum, under the direction of Dr. Anthony Maglione, and presented by the Kansas City American Guild of Organists
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BACHATHON
Sunday, May 7, 2:00 - 7:00 p.m. 

The KC American Guild of Organists presents their annual celebration of Johann Sebastian Bach. Organ, vocal, instrumental and choral works are presented in the grand Nave of Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral all afternoon. KC Baroque is once again pleased to participate in this yearly event honoring the great master. Performances begin at 2 pm and conclude about 7 pm. FREE, donations accepted.  "Come when you can, leave when you must." 

4:40 p.m.  — Suzanne Anderson, soprano, Amara Guitry, baroque flute, Paul Meier, organist, with members of Kansas City Baroque Consortium: Rob Patterson and Monty Carter, baroque violins, and Trilla Ray-Carter, baroque cello. 

Was Gott tut, das ist wohlgetan, Cantata 100
Presto from the Trio Sonata, BWV 1039
Meine Seele sei vergnügt from Cantata 204

5:30 p.m.  — Schola Cantorum, directed by Dr. Anthony Maglione with KC Baroque.

Mass in A Major, BWV 234

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SUMMER KICK-OFF CONCERT
Sunday, May 21 at 2:00 p.m. 

A FREE Concert
Kansas City Public Library, Central Branch,     14 West 10th Street, Kansas City, MO 64105. 

A sneak peak at the extraordinary programs to be presented on our summer series.
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Baroque, Barocco, Barock
Sunday, June 4 at 3:00 p.m. 

KCBC appears with Musica Vocale in a concert of Baroque choral treasures featuring works by Bach, Purcell, and Charpentier. Westport Presbyterian Church. Tickets at musicavocale.org.
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Pasticcio
A program of baroque delicacies presented for
St. Andrew’s Episcopal Happy Hour Concert  Thursday, March 16, 2017, for the Locust Grove Chamber Music Series, Louisville KY on March 12, 2017, the JCCC Ruel Joyce Recital Series, October 5th, 2016, and the Westport Brown Bag Series, May 21, 2016
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St. John Passion by J. S. Bach
Sunday, April 9, 2017 at 3:00 p.m.  
Te Deum & Village Presbyterian Church Choir at Village Presbyterian Church
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Sunday, May 15, 2016 3:00 pm
Village Presbyterian Church

Village Chamber Choir,  Te Deum Chamber Choir, Matthew Christopher Shepard, director
Vivaldi Four Seasons and more with Sarah Titterington Ibbett, guest violin soloist
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Sunday, April 24, 2016 7:00 pm
St. Mary's Episcopal Church

Doctoral Recital by Joshua Maize
SCHÜTZ: Reformation Oratorio
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Friday, March 25, 2016  7:00 pm
Village Presbyterian Church

Young Adult Choir, Elisa Bickers, director
SCHÜTZ: The Seven Last Words of Christ on the Cross
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Wednesday, March 9, 2016  11:00 am
Helzberg Hall

William Jewell Choir, Dr. Anthony Maglione
BACH: BWV 118: O Jesu Meins Lebens Licht
MOZART: Te Deum, K 141
Southwestern ACDA Conference
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Saturday, March 5, 2016  7:00 pm
Gano Chapel, William Jewell Campus

William Jewell Choir, Dr. Anthony Maglione
BACH: BWV 118: O Jesu Meins Lebens Licht
MOZART: Te Deum, K 141
Free Admission
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February 21, 2016  7:00 pm
St. Paul's Episcopal Church

BUXTEHUDE: Membra Jesu Nostri
Te Deum Antiqua
Matthew Christopher Shepard, director
with KC Baroque