Classical IPR in Concert: 2019 Baroque on Beaver highlights

Nov 27, 2019

Credit Taffy Raphael Photography

Every summer, classical musicians from around the country gather on northern Michigan’s Beaver Island for the Baroque on Beaver Festival.

This week on Classical IPR in Concert, we feature highlights from the 2019 Baroque on Beaver Festival. Click here for the complete roster of musicians in the Festival Orchestra and Chorus. 

Listen Friday at 8 p.m., Sunday at noon or any time on demand below. Please note that the program is split into two audio files.


All selections feature the Baroque on Beaver Festival Orchestra, conducted by Robert Nordling

George Frederic Handel, Overture to Act I of Saul

Franz Joseph Haydn, Symphony no. 104 "London"

Wilhelm Friedemann Bach, Sinfonia in D minor

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Requiem

  • Featuring the Baroque on Beaver Festival Chorus and soloists Karen Cook (soprano), Erika Lawson-Morrison (alto), Jonathan Lovegrove (tenor) and Thaddaeus Bourne (baritone)

The recordings on this program were engineered by Jose Garcia and Jack Conners. 

Robert Nordling is the Baroque on Beaver Music Director and principal conductor. Kevin Simons is the director of the Festival Chorus. Matthew Thomas is the Festival Director. Allison Kistler is the Operations Director. 

Soloists Karen Cook, Erika Lawson-Morrison, Jonathon Lovegrove and Thaddaeus Bourne with the Baroque on Beaver Festival Orchestra and Chorus
Credit Taffy Raphael Photography