Apollo's Fire

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Airs Monday, December 11, 2017, at 1 p.m. Join us as the critically acclaimed Baroque Orchestra from Cleveland presents this Bach Masterpiece. This performance features Jeanette Sorrell leading the Apollos Fire Orchestra and Singers, starring tenor Nicholas Phan as the Evangelist; baritone Jesse Blumberg as Jesus; Baritone Jeffrey Strauss as Pilate; with soprano Amanda Forsythe; countertenor Terry Wrey; and baritone Christian Immler.

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Airs Thursday, July 20, 2017, at 1 p.m. Apollo’s Fire, Cleveland’s Baroque Orchestra under the direction of Jeannette Sorrell, Founder and Music Director, Performed at St. Paul Episcopal Church, Cleveland with Robert Conrad hosting and Jeannette Sorrell as Narrator.

Airs Monday, December 21, at 1 p.m. Now an acclaimed CD, Jeannette Sorrell’s interpretation of Handel’s Messiah has inspired audiences across the country on many national radio broadcasts. Taking their cue from Handel’s original conception of the piece as theatrical entertainment, Sorrell and her actor-singers take the listeners on a spiritual and emotional journey.

Apollo’s Fire / Apollo’s Fire

Airs Friday, March 29 at 12 noon. Apollo's Fire- The Cleveland Baroque Orchestra under founding music director Jeannette Sorrell present Bach's St. John's Passion, with Ian Honeyman as the Evangelist; Jeffrey Strauss as Jesus; Michael McMurray as Pilate; Jolle Greenleaf & Arine Grimm sopranos; Kirsten Sollek mezzo-soprano; Richard Edgar-Wilson & Marc Molomot tenors; Tom Meglioranza baritone and Apollo's Singers & Apollo's Fire Baroque Orchestra. With the St. John Passion, Apollo's Fire has moved audiences in Cleveland, on tour, and across the country by radio. Sorrell and her stellar company of dramatic soloists perform the work as a sweeping saga, "revelatory ... with impassioned singing and playing bringing Bach's score to life with contemporary immediacy" (Opera News).

Airs Monday, January 9 at 11:00 a.m.
Program No. 13.  Mozart: Light & Shadows
Jeannette Sorrell, conducting
Guest Artist: John Gibbons, fortepiano
Mozart: Don Giovanni Overture
Mozart: Piano Concerto no. 20 in d minor
Mozart: Requiem in d minor
Mozart: Piano Concerto no. 23 in A, K. 488

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