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Renowned early music performer Robert Mealy directs a period performance of Italian and German concertos and sinfonias

April 27, 2010

Robert Mealy, director

The Yale School of Music will present a concert of music for baroque chamber orchestra on Thursday, May 6, 2010 at 8 pm in Morse Recital Hall in Sprague Hall (470 College St., New Haven). The concert will showcase performers from the School of Music and the Department of Music, directed by the acclaimed violinist and early music specialist Robert Mealy. The program will feature concertos and sinfonias from Italy and Germany. Performers are students in Robert Mealy’s class in historically-informed performance practice.

Admission to the concert is free. For more information, visit the Yale School of Music website or call 203 432-4158.

About the Director

Robert Mealy is one of America’s leading historical string players. He has been praised by the Boston Globe for his “imagination, taste, subtlety, and daring,” and the New Yorker called him “a world-class early music violinist.” He has recorded over 50 CDs on most major labels, ranging from Hildegard of Bingen with Sequentia and Renaissance consorts with the Boston Camerata to Rameau operas with Les Arts Florissants. In New York he is a frequent leader and soloist with the New York Collegium, ARTEK, Early Music New York, and the Clarion Society. He also leads the distinguished Boston Early Music Festival Orchestra, and has appeared as guest concertmaster and director with the Phoenix Symphony. A devoted chamber musician, he is a member of the medieval ensemble Fortune’s Wheel, the Renaissance violin band The King’s Noyse, and the seventeenth-century ensemble Quicksilver. Mr. Mealy joined the School of Music faculty in 2008.

COMMENTS ( 1 )

I have had the opportunity to watch and hear him play, very soulful yet a down to earth person.

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