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Excerpt from: Baroque Britisher Thomas Arne rules in Newberry Consort season opener

Chicago Classical Review

By Dennis Polkow
Mon Oct 04, 2010 at 9:11 pm

Thomas Arne… the tercentenary of composer Thomas Arne (1710-1778) was celebrated Sunday afternoon by the Newberry Consort in their season-opening program at Northwestern University’s Lutkin Hall.”

“…Where the bee sucks from The Tempest, was given a spirited rendition by tenor William Hite in a set that also included a colorful duet between mezzo soprano Judith Malafronte and flautist Anita Rieder as they antiphonally traded cuckoo emulations in When daises pied from Love’s Labour’s Lost. … … soprano and now Newberry Consort co-artistic director Ellen Hargis and Malafronte blended exquisitely and were punctuated by Hite’s tenor in the trio Now all the air shall ring which climaxes in Arne’s own alternative setting of God save the King.”

“The first-rate Baroque ensemble of violinists David Douglass (Newberry co-artistic director) and Brandi Berry, cellist Craig Trompeter and harpsichordist Jason Moy, the group also performed an Arne Trio Sonata as well as supplied stalwart support and accompaniment for the singers all afternoon, often joined by Rieder on flute…”

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