On a warm Sunday afternoon in September, we opened the doors of Jeanne Lamon Hall in the historic Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre to welcome our dedicated subscribers to the annual Early Bird Concert. Every year subscribers are treated to a free concert before the season opens, welcoming them back to the concert hall for a season full of exquisite music.

This year’s concert included the following repertoire:

Johann Adolph Hasse     

Sinfonia for strings in G Minor, op. 5, no. 6
Allegro – Andante – Allegro
directed by Cristina Zacharias

Agostino Steffani       

Suite for orchestra
Ouverture – Sarabande – Air vîte – Chaconne
directed by Christopher Verrette


Marco Uccellini 

Sonata sopra la bergamesca, op. 3
Patricia Ahern & Christopher Verrette, violins
Matt Zucker & Charlotte Nediger, continuo


Alessandro Marcello

Adagio, from Concerto for oboe in D Minor
John Abberger, oboe


George Frideric Handel

Concerto grosso in F Major, op. 6, no. 2
Andante larghetto – Allegro – Largo / Larghetto andante – Allegro ma non troppo
directed by Julia Wedman


Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra







Patricia Ahern, Geneviève Gilardeau, Johanna Novom, Christopher Verrette, Julia Wedman, Cristina Zacharias             

Brandon Chui, Patrick G. Jordan   

Matt Zucker                 

John Abberger 

Dominic Teresi

Charlotte Nediger