Burning River Baroque to perform at three CH venues

Malina Rauschenfels and Paula Maust of Burning River Baroque in performance. Photo credit: Alex Belisle, 2017.

Early-music ensemble Burning River Baroque will return to Cleveland Heights with three performances of Suppressed Voices: Music of the Banished. The ensemble will perform on Wednesday, March 21, 7:30 p.m., at The Wine Spot (2271 Lee Road), and Saturday, March 24, 2 p.m., at St. Alban's Episcopal Church (2555 Euclid Heights Blvd.). Both of these concerts are free; free-will donations will be accepted.

An additional performance will be offered on Saturday, April 24, at 7 p.m., at a private residence in Cleveland Heights. A fundraiser for the ensemble, tickets will be $50. For reservations, e-mail rsvp@burning-river-baroque.org (address of the venue will be provided upon receipt of RSVP).

Performers will include co-directors Malina Rauschenfels (soprano) and Paula Maust (harpsichord), with guest artists Sarah Elizabeth Cranor (baroque violin), Reynaldo Patiño (baroque violin) and Jessica Korotkin (baroque cello). Burning River Baroque will be partnering with the Refugee Services Collaborative of Greater Cleveland for these concerts.

Praised by the Boston Musical Intelligencer as a group that “left an indelible imprint on my psyche,” Burning River Baroque is an innovative artist-run ensemble founded in 2012 with the goal of bringing the drama, passion, and vitality of Baroque music to life for contemporary audiences.

Malina Rauschenfels

Malina Rauschenfels is a vocalist, cellist and baroque violinist, as well as co-director of Burning River Baroque. 

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Volume 11, Issue 3, Posted 1:20 PM, 03.02.2018