baroque violin

April 13, 3pm EDT (US), 8pm BST (UK)

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Lully: Selections from Le bourgeois gentilhomme (arr. solo violin by Sarah Jane Kenner)

Telemann: Fantasia No. 4 in D Major for solo violin TWV 40:17 

Biber: Passacaglia

About the artist

New York City based baroque violinist Sarah Jane Kenner has been hailed as a "fireworks soloist” (ConcertoNet) and performs throughout the US and internationally as a chamber musician, orchestral player, and soloist. In 2018, she made her Lincoln Center debut as a soloist with Juilliard415, Juilliard’s period instrument ensemble, as a winner of the Historical Performance concerto competition. She has performed with ensembles including The English Concert, Trinity Wall Street, New York Baroque Incorporated, TENET, and The Sebastians, amongst many others. She has also appeared at festivals such as BachFest Leipzig, the Festival Dans les Jardins de William Christie with Les Arts Florissants, and Teatro Nuovo. Currently, Ms. Kenner is working on a recording project centered around the violin sonatas of Giovanni Antonio Pandolfi Mealli. She can also be heard playing baroque violin on the Academy Award-winning score of the 2019 film, “Joker.”

Ms. Kenner holds degrees from The Juilliard School, the Manhattan School of Music, and Temple University. In her spare time, Ms. Kenner maintains a strong interest in cooking, baking, and writing, all of which are documented on her recipe and music blog, "The Hungry Musician."


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