Apollo's Fire

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Airs Friday, March 30, 2018, at 12 noon. During October 2010, Jeannette Sorrell and the members of Apollo’s Fire, Cleveland’s Baroque Orchestra, spent 19 happy and inspired days celebrating the 400th anniversary of the Monteverdi Vespers.  The ensemble’s 11-concert, 5-state tour garnered high praise from music critics. “Sorrell and her group have terrific energy. The flawless blend and beautiful tone were remarkable.”  –St.

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Airs Thursday, March 29, 2018, at 1 p.m. Jeannette Sorrell leads Apollo's Fire, Apollo's Fire Singers and soloist in her new adaptation of George Frideric Handel's oratorio, Israel in Egypt. From plagues and pyramids to the crossing of the Red Sea, this gripping story of the Israelites’ escape from Egypt comes to life with reverence and triumph through Handel’s sumptuous music.

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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.