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Au Bon Temps

Saturday, February 25, 2023, 7:00 p.m.

St. Barnabas Anglican Church, 4795 North Peachtree Road, Dunwoody, GA 30338

 

Sunday, February 26, 2023, 7:00 p.m.

Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 498 Prince Street, Athens, GA 30601

 

Violinist Ute Marks joins Amethyst Baroque Ensemble in this concert of French Baroque music.  From the works of Élisabeth Jacquet de La Guerre to the "Sonnerie de Sainte Genevieve du Mont de Paris" by Marin Marais, Amethyst celebrates the influence of women and other underrepresented composers in the 17th and 18th centuries.

Suggested donations:

–$20 general

–$10 for members of Atlanta Early Music Alliance and Atlanta Recorder Society

–$10 students & seniors (or pay what you can—no one turned away)

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Ute Marks, violin

Left to right: Jody Miller, recorder; Marcy Jean Brenner, viola da gamba;
Adrin Akins, countertenor; Alexandra Dunbar, harpsichord

About Amethyst Baroque

Amethyst Baroque Ensemble, named for the official state gem of Georgia, was formed by Co-Directors Dr. Alexandra Snyder Dunbar (harpsichord) and Jody Miller (recorder).  Their offical debut as a duo was sightreading recorder sonatas at a music shop in 2018.  The following spring, Adrin Akins (countertenor) and Marcy Jean Brenner (viola da gamba) joined the ensemble as core members for Amethyst's debut concert of Italian Baroque music.  Claiming Atlanta and Athens as the ensemble's dual homebases, Amethyst performs regularly in both cities and has appeared on multiple concert series.

Meet the performers by clicking HERE.

Recordings

Sonata Prima—MerulaAmethyst Baroque Ensemble
00:00 / 04:19
Gavotta from Sonata in G Major CorelliArtist Name
00:00 / 00:43
Allegro assai from Wuerttemberg Sonata 1Amethyst Baroque Ensemble
00:00 / 05:57
Allemanda from Sonata in A Minor—SchickhardtAmethyst Baroque Ensemble
00:00 / 02:13
Se l'aura spira tutta vezzosa—Frescobaldi.mp3Amethyst Baroque Ensemble
00:00 / 02:45
05-1_TrioSonataF-PocoAndante_CPEBachAmethyst Baroque Ensemble
00:00 / 03:56
Adagio from Sonata in A minor—SchickhardtAmethyst Baroque Ensemble
00:00 / 04:26
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