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Richard KolbSanguineus und Melancholius.

The title represents the two extreme psychological states from ancient Greek medical theory: Sanguineus und Melancholius. We explore the Trio Sonata genre that vividly displays both melancholic and fiery constitutions, with works from Isabella Leonarda, Georg Friederich Handel, Elizabeth-Claude Jacquet de la Guerre, and C.P.E. Bach.

Edson Scheid, violin
Seula Isabelle Lee, violin
Balint Karosi, harpsichord/organ
Ana Kim, cello

Edson, Seula, Balint, and Ana have first started playing together playing services at Saint Peter's Church in midtown Manhattan, where Balint is Cantor, since 2016. They perform a wide variety of genres, repertoire ranging from Charpentier to living composers. Within the quartet, they have attended the Yale School of Music and the Juilliard School, where they have studied both Modern and Historical Performance. They perform regularly with ensembles within the NYC area including Trinity Wall Street Church, NY Baroque Incorporated, and outside of the country with groups like Les Arts Florissants, Il Pomo d'oro, and Bach Collegium Japan.

1:15 - 2:00 pm
All concerts are free; no tickets or reservations are necessary.

This concert will be livestreamed on Facebook and YouTube, followed by an intimate chat on Zoom (link provided during concert).

No in-person concert will be held.

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