Baroque Counterpoint

Breckenridge Music Festival

Baroque Counterpoint



August 1

Aug 1

Doors at 7pm, Concert at 7:30pm

Riverwalk Center

A rare opportunity to hear the harpsichord in the Riverwalk Center, this conductorless performance features versatile violinist and early music specialist, Aisslinn Nosky, as soloist and orchestra leader. The second half opens with three works by Oesterle, Bach and Barber played without pause in memory of beloved Festival supporter Elly Tyler, and closes with the uplifting “Summer” concerto, from Vivaldi’s best known composition, The Four Seasons.

Antonio Vivaldi

Violin Concerto in A minor, RV 356

Heinrich Ignaz von Biber

Battalia à 10

Bela Bartok

Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta

Michael Oesterle

I from Stand Still for solo violin 

Johann Sebastian Bach

Preludio from Partita No. 3 in E major for Solo Violin, BWV 1006

Samuel Barber

Adagio for Strings

Antonio Vivaldi

Violin Concerto in G minor, RV 315 “Summer”

Baroque Counterpoint
Aisslinn Nosky violin & leader

A versatile and dynamic violinist, Aisslinn Nosky has enraptured the world with her impeccable technique and innovative curiosity. Her fierce passion for early music and skills as soloist, director, and conductor have created a robust appreciation by press and audiences alike. Hailed as, “a fearsomely powerful musician” by The Toronto Star and called, “superb” by The New York Times, demand for Aisslinn spans continents and continues to grow.

Concertmaster of the Handel and Haydn Society of Boston, Aisslinn has also recently collaborated with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, Holland Baroque, and the Charlotte Symphony. From 2005 to 2016 she was a member of Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra.