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Classical IPR in Concert: Traverse Symphony Orchestra string ensemble

Angela Aleo

String players from the Traverse Symphony Orchestra recently gathered in person - at a distance - to perform a variety of music from the 18th and 20th centuries.

This week on the program, we feature the TSO String Ensemble's recent performance of music by Albinoni, Bach, Holst, Pachelbel and Vivaldi.

Kevin Rhodes led the ensemble in the performance a First Congregational Church in Traverse City.

See the entire program and all the performers' names below. 

Listen Friday at 8 p.m., Sunday at noon or any time below.


Gustav Holst, St. Paul's Suite

Johann Pachelbel, Canon in D major

Antonio Vivaldi, Concerto for Strings in B-flat major (RV 163)

Antonio Vivaldi, Sinfonia "Al Santo Sepolcro" (RV 169)

Antonio Vivaldi, Sinfonia in B minor (RV 168)

Tomaso Albinoni, Adagio in G minor

Credit Angela Aleo
The TSO String Ensemble rehearses at First Congregational Church in Traverse City

Johann Sebastian Bach, Brandenburg Concerto no. 3


Violin: Paul Sonner (concertmaster); Steven Leonard; Kyle Venlet; Samvel Arakelyan; Vita Cernoch; Ivan Suminski

Viola: Renee Skerik; Kim Teachout; Amanda Smith

Cello: Elizabeth Bert; Crispin Campbell; Patrick Owen

Double bass: Gary Gatzke

Piano and harpsichord: Dorothy Vogel

Jonah Powell engineered the recordings. 

Angela Aleo provided additional support.

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