An afternoon concert of Baroque and Renaissance vocal and instrumental music including works of J.S. Bach, G.P. Telemann, and 16th Century Spain. Robert Eisenstein, viola da gamba, Ng Tian Hui, baritone, and Larry Schipull, harpsichord.
Join our faculty players and singers for an intimate afternoon concert featuring graceful chamberworks for viola da gamba, harpsichord, and voice.
Director of the Five College Early Music Program
Robert Eisenstein is the director of the Five College Early Music Program and conducts the Early Music Collegium and Euridice Ensemble, a 17th and 18th-century chamber ensemble. He teaches music history and directs the Madrigal Singers at the University of Massachusetts, and performs regularly on the viola da gamba with colleagues and in his capacity as a founding member and programming director of the Folger Consort in Washington, DC. Mr. Eisenstein has performed with the New York Renaissance Band, Cappella Nova, the New York Consort of Viols, the Washington Bach Consort, and the National Symphony.
Ng Tian Hui
Assistant Professor of Music
Baritone soloist and American Prize winning conductor Ng Tian Hui is the music director of the Mount Holyoke Symphony Orchestra (USA), and the music director of the University of Massachusetts Amherst Symphony Orchestra (USA). Ng has conducted orchestras around the world including the Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra (Czech Republic), the Dartington Festival Orchestra (UK), the Orchestra of the Royal Opera of Wallonie (Belgium), and the Oregon Bach Festival Orchestra (USA)
Professor of Music
Larry Schipull, organist, harpsichordist, and fortepianist, has performed as a soloist and chamber musician in North America, Europe, the Caribbean, and Asia. He has appeared as organ recitalist at Wesleyan, Yale, and Drake Universities and as pianist/lecturer at Yale University.
Before Schipull's appointment as Mount Holyoke College organist and associate professor, he was on the faculty of the University of Hong Kong, where he was active as a recitalist and accompanist, with solo appearances in the Hong Kong Arts Festival and the City Hall Silver Jubilee celebrations.
Schipull is a frequent collaborative performer; he and Mount Holyoke colleague Linda Laderach have released a CD recording titledBeethoven Sonatas for Violin and Fortepiano. Schipull, Laderach, Robert Eisenstein, Adrianne Greenbaum, Cheryl Cobb, and Ng Tian Hui perform together regularly as the Mount Holyoke Faculty Baroque Ensemble.