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Stylus Fantasticus: Violin music of the 17th century in the free and “fantastic” style

Stylus Fantasticus Feature

Featuring a small ensemble of Pacific MusicWorks with Tekla Cunningham, violin; Maxine Eilander, baroque harp; Stephen Stubbs, lute and baroque guitar; and Henry Lebedinsky, organ.

This program traces the “Stylus Fantasticus” from its origins in seventeenth century Italy with Farina and Fontana, and its development in Austria by Mealy, Albertini, Schmelzer and Biber. The free, improvised style of the violin is grounded by a colorful continuo team of harp, lute, baroque guitar, and organ, which employ a wide range of colors, textures, and sounds to accompany the violin. This small ensemble from Pacific MusicWorks brings this incredible repertoire to life on historical instruments.


About the Artists

The Resonance Masters’ Series brings the best of the best right to the heart of Bellevue – we feature concerts by internationally distinguished artists and seek to create dialogues between these renowned performers and the unusually talented youth music scene in the Seattle area.

Event Details
  • Seating
    This event features seating at round tables.
  • Beer & Wine
  • Snack Foods
  • Age Limits
    Guests under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Check In
    Doors open 30 minutes prior to showtime. Please arrive prior to showtime.
  • Start Date
    October 22, 2016 7:30 PM
  • Address
    288 106th Ave NE, Suite 203, Bellevue, WA 98004
  • Phone
    425.443.2585
  • Email
    info@resonance.events