Burning River Baroque brings diverse communities together through vibrant musical performances that inspire engaging dialogues and meaningful social change. Their cutting-edge programs bring the vitality of baroque music to life for contemporary audiences by demonstrating the profound connections between issues of the past and those of modern times. By offering most concerts for free and by donation and performing in a wide array of venues, they reach the broadest possible audience base in Ohio and beyond. To further fuse together ideas of the past and present and demonstrate the profound connections between issues of the past and present, they commission a new composition each season.
Dec 15, 2021
Jun 26, 2021
One soprano portrays six characters in Burning River Baroque's production of "La Matrône d'Éphèse", the witty mini-opera by Nicolas Racot de Grandval (1676-1753). Burning River Baroque is: Malina Rauschenfels, soprano & violin. Paula Maust, harpsichord. https://www.burning-river-baroque.org/ August 12, 2017 at St Alban Episcopal Church in Cleveland Heights translations by Josefien Stoppelenburg https://www.josefienstoppelenburg.com/
Burning River Baroque recorded live in Hudson, OH on 9/18/16 at Christ Church Episcopal in Hudson during a Music from the Western Reserve concert Recorded by David Roden, Chamsori Productions Malina Rauschenfels and Josefien Stoppelenburg, sopranos Phillip W. Serna, viola da gamba Paula Maust, harpsichord Jepthé by Élisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre (1665-1729) Burning River Baroque's Twisted Fate: Famed and Forgotten Female Composers
Nisi Dominus – Johann Rosenmüller (1619–1684) Performed Mar. 24, 2018 at St. Alban's Episcopal Church, Cleveland Heights, OH. Malina Rauschenfels, soprano Paula Maust, harpsichord Sarah Elizabeth Cranor, baroque violin Reynaldo Patiño, baroque violin Jessica Korotkin, baroque cello Burning River Baroque explores refugee stories. In 1655 Rosenmüller and several students were arrested and imprisoned on the suspicion of homosexuality. He escaped from prison and fled to Italy. Despite the scandal surrounding his personal life, Rosenmüller established himself as one of the most famous German composers of his time.