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Sarah Jane KennerThe Pandolfi Project.

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Save for a few details surrounding his employment and likely involvement in a murder, very little is known about the life of Giovanni Antonio Pandolfi Mealli. He left behind a very meager catalog; his twelve violin sonatas, about half of his total surviving output, are unique, inventive, and often bizarre in nature, offering a rare glimpse into Pandolfi's eccentric world and personality.

Sarah Jane Kenner, violin
Adam Cockerham, theorbo
Jeffrey Grossman, harpsichord
Matt Zucker, cello

Baroque violinist Sarah Jane Kenner has been hailed as a "fireworks soloist” (ConcertoNet) and performs throughout the United States and internationally. In 2018, she made her Lincoln Center solo debut as a winner of Juilliard’s Historical Performance concerto competition. She has performed with ensembles and festivals including The English Concert, New York Baroque Incorporated, TENET, The Sebastians, Teatro Nuovo, and the Festival dans les Jardins de William Christie, amongst many others. She can also be heard on the Academy Award-winning score of the 2019 film, “Joker.”

Sarah Jane is based in New York City and holds degrees from Temple University, the Manhattan School of Music, and the Juilliard School. She is joined on this concert by fellow Juilliard alumni Adam Cockerham, Jeffrey Grossman, and Matt Zucker.

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

This concert will be livestreamed on our website, and on YouTube and Facebook, followed by an intimate chat on Zoom.

Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/94474265453

Meeting ID: 944 7426 5453

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