The Philharmonia Chamber Players Perform Baroque Treasures at Segerstrom Center, 3/16

Segerstrom Center's 2013 - 2014 Chamber Music Series comes to a thrilling conclusion with the esteemed Philharmonia Chamber Players performing an effervescent evening of master baroque music on March 16 at Samueli Theater. The inspired program emphasizes both diversity and unity found in the genre through works by Telemann, Marcello, Vivaldi, Handel and two selections by J.S. Bach, including his Wedding Cantata. This will be the first cantata ever performed in the intimate setting of Samueli Theater and will feature soprano Sherezade Panthaki. San Francisco Classical Voice states, "Sherezade Panthaki was the most moving singer of the evening for me, displaying consummate musicianship and a fully invested expressivity."

Tickets for Philharmonia Chamber Players start at $29 and are now available online at SCFTA.org, at the
Box Office at 600 Town Center Drive in Costa Mesa or by calling (714) 556-2787. The TTY number is
(714) 556-2746. A free Preview Talk with Dr. Byron Adams will take place at 3:15 p.m. in Samueli
Theater.

Segerstrom Center for the Arts applauds United Airlines, Official Airline of the Center. Classical KUSC is
the Media Partner of the Chamber Music Series.

In 2005, a select group of musicians from the award-winning Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra performed
in a special concert in London's Covent Garden, and the Philharmonia Chamber Players was born. Since
then, this esteemed group has thrilled audiences with vibrant performances of baroque masterpieces by
Bach, Handel, Vivaldi and many more. For this performance, the Philharmonia Chamber Players include
Sherezade Panthaki, soprano; Stephen Schultz, flute; Marc Schachman, oboe; Kati Kyme and Lisa
Weiss, violins; Anthony Martin, viola; William Skeen, violoncello and Hanneke van Proosdij,
harpsichord.

Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra has been dedicated to historically-informed performance of Baroque,
Classical and early-Romantic music on original instruments since its inception in 1981. Under music
director Nicholas McGegan, Philharmonia has been named Ensemble of the Year by Musical America.

The Orchestra performs an annual subscription series in the San Francisco Bay Area and is regularly
heard on tour in the United States and around the world. The Orchestra has its own professional chorus, 2014 Chamber Music Series comes to a thrilling
conclusion with the esteemed Philharmonia Chamber Players performing an effervescent evening of
master baroque music on March 16 at Samueli Theater. The inspired program emphasizes both diversity
and unity found in the genre through works by Telemann, Marcello, Vivaldi, Handel and two selections
by J.S. Bach, including his Wedding Cantata. This will be the first cantata ever performed in the intimate
setting of Samueli Theater and will feature soprano Sherezade Panthaki. San Francisco Classical Voice
states, "Sherezade Panthaki was the most moving singer of the evening for me, displaying consummate
musicianship and a fully invested expressivity."

Tickets for Philharmonia Chamber Players start at $29 and are now available online at SCFTA.org, at the
Box Office at 600 Town Center Drive in Costa Mesa or by calling (714) 556-2787. The TTY number is
(714) 556-2746. A free Preview Talk with Dr. Byron Adams will take place at 3:15 p.m. in Samueli
Theater.

Segerstrom Center for the Arts applauds United Airlines, Official Airline of the Center. Classical KUSC is
the Media Partner of the Chamber Music Series.

In 2005, a select group of musicians from the award-winning Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra performed
in a special concert in London's Covent Garden, and the Philharmonia Chamber Players was born. Since
then, this esteemed group has thrilled audiences with vibrant performances of baroque masterpieces by
Bach, Handel, Vivaldi and many more. For this performance, the Philharmonia Chamber Players include
Sherezade Panthaki, soprano; Stephen Schultz, flute; Marc Schachman, oboe; Kati Kyme and Lisa
Weiss, violins; Anthony Martin, viola; William Skeen, violoncello and Hanneke van Proosdij,
harpsichord.

Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra has been dedicated to historically-informed performance of Baroque,
Classical and early-Romantic music on original instruments since its inception in 1981. Under music
director Nicholas McGegan, Philharmonia has been named Ensemble of the Year by Musical America.

The Orchestra performs an annual subscription series in the San Francisco Bay Area and is regularly
heard on tour in the United States and around the world. The Orchestra has its own professional chorus,New York; and Bach's "St. John Passion," "St. Matthew Passion" and Brahms "Requiem" with John Scott
and the Choir and Orchestra of St. Thomas Fifth Avenue, New York.

In New York, she is a frequent soloist with the most accomplished early music ensembles, including the
Orchestra of St. Luke's, the choir and orchestra of Trinity Church Wall Street (with whom she performed
on a Grammy nominated recording) and the Clarion Music Ensemble.




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