Alexa Raine-Wright accepts the Indianapolis International Baroque Competition Prize of 2016, co-sponsored by Indianapolis Early Music.

Alexa Raine-Wright accepts the Indianapolis International Baroque Competition Prize of 2016, co-sponsored by Indianapolis Early Music.

Previous Seasons 

1966 – Founded, according to grant proposals

1967 – Five concert season ending with St. Matthew Passion by J.S. Bach.

1968 – Michael Palmer, music director and conductor Location: Second Pres. And Christ Church July 7 -- Bach Suite No 3 for Orchestra, Handel Coronation Anthems July 14 -- Eric Rosenblith and Lee Luvisi Sonatas by Bach, Mozart and Bartok July 21 -- Constance Silipigni, Violin; Salvatore Silipigni, cello; Anner Reynolds, flute; Michael Palmer, Harpsichord. Trio Sonatas by Boyce, Rameau, Vivaldi, Quantz, and Telemann July 28 – Hugh Partridge, viola; Janis Dumpis, viola; Festival Orchestra – Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 6; Concerti Grossi by Purcell, Corelli, Handel and Pergolesi August 4 - B Minor Mass by J.S. Bach.

1969 – Michael Palmer, music director and conductor. Location: North Methodist Church July 6, 13, 20, 27, August 3. Final concert – a repeat of B Minor Mass by J.S. Bach. (Dec. 6, 1969 = date on Articles of Incorporation)

1970 – Thomas Briccetti, Music Director Location: IMA July 12 – Butler Ballet, George Verdak, director and Choreographer; The Festival Chorale, David Greenlee, Choral Director. G. Gabrieli: Buccinate in Neomenia, Motet in 19 parts. Monteverdi: L’Incoronazione Di Poppea (Scenes from the opera); Menotti: The Unicorn, the Gorgon and the Nanticore or, The Three Sundays of a Poet. July 19 The Festival String Orchestra Hovhaness: Armenian Phapsody; Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 9; Vivaldi: Two Concerti for String Orchestra and Cembalo; Bartok: Divertimento for String Orchestra. July 26 Eiji Hashimoto, Harpsichord and The Festival Chorale Skalkottas: Five Greek Dances; J.S. Bach: Concerto No 5 in F Minor for harpsichord; Schubert: Mass in G major August 2 – Eleanor Child Briccetti, violin; Hugh Partridge, Viola; Eiji Hashimoto, Harpsichord. J.S. Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 in F Major; Haydn: Concerto for Harpsichord; Mozart; Symphony Concertante in E flat Major, K.364

1971 – Carter Nice, Music Director Location: IMA July 11 – Gabrielli: Sonata Pian’ e Forte; Bach: Kantate No. 51 Jauchzet Gott in Allen; Resphighi: Antiche Dante ed Arie July 18 – Handel: Water Music Suite; Britten: Simple Symphony; Mozart: Symphonie Concertante. Hugh Partridge, Viola and Carter Nice, Violin July 25 – Haydn: Symphony No. 7, Le Midi; Stravinsky: Pulcinella, The Butler Ballet, George Verdak, Director. August 1 – Stravinsky: Concerto in D for Strings; Mozart: Requiem Mass (K. 626). The Festival Chorale, David Greenlee, Choral Director.

1972 -- No season

1973 – Frank Cooper, Music Director Location: IMA July 11 – Virtuosi Da Camera Trio July 15 --The Splendor of Early Opera July 22 -- Georgia Southern Opera Theater July 25 – Indianapolis String Quarter and Indianapolis Brass Octet July 29 – Stars of the Butler Ballet August 5 -- Orchestra and Chorus – Matthew Berney August 8 -- The Art of the Minstrel – Martin Best August 12 – Stars of the Butler Ballet

1974 – Frank Cooper, Music Director Location: IMA June 26 – Haydn -- Mozart Evening. Soloists, Helmut Muller-Bruhl, Cologne Chamber Orchestra June 28 -- Igor Kipnis, Harpsichord evening; June 30 -- Baroque Festival. Soloists, Helmut Muller-Bruhl, Festival Orchestra; July 3 -- Gunther Fetz, Organ evening July 5 -- Bach Family Concert. Music by Five Bachs, Cologne Chamber Orchestra July 7 -- J.S. Bach Tribute I. Soloists, Helmut Muller-Bruhl, Festival Orchestra July 10 -- Chamber Music of Bach, Jerry Flemlee, flute; Rudolf Gaehler, violin; Ansgar Schneider, cello; Gunther Fetz, harpsichord July 12 -- Concerto Confrontation. Bach’s concerti for three violins and three harpsichords – six soloists Helmut Muller-Bruhl Cologne Chamber Orchestra July 14 -- Prize Concert, Competition Soloists, Helmut Muller-Bruhl and Festival Orchestra July 17 -- Mozart-Beethoven—Chamber evening. The Reger Trio July 19 -- J.S. Bach Tribute II – soloists Helmut Muller-Bruhl and Cologne Chamber Orchestra July 21 – Choral-Orchestral Concert – Ben Davis High School Choirs. Guest Conductor. Festival Orchestra July 28 -- Butler Summer Ballet I. George Verdak, director August 4 – Butler Summer Ballet II. George Verdak, Director

1975 – Frank Cooper, Music Director Location: IMA June 18 – Indianapolis Ballet Theatre. George Verdak, Director. “Homage to Pavlova” Soloists: Elaine Bauer, David Brown, Marsha Maurer, Christopher Stygar June 20 – Indianapolis Ballet Theatre. George Verdak, Director. “Classical Ballet Evening” Soloists: Elaine Bauer, David Brown, Marsha Maurer, Christopher Stygar June 22 – Indianapolis Symphony Chamber Orchestra, Dietfried Barnet, guest conductor; Bernice Fraction, soprano; Kenneth Drake, pianist. Music by Bach, Mozart, Beethoven June 23 -- Lecture “the Uniqueness of Beethoven” Kenneth Drake June 25 – All Beethoven Piano Recital by Kenneth Drake June 27 – Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Dietfried Bernet, guest conductor; Balint Vazsonyi, pianist. Music by Mozart and Beethoven June 29 – Piano Recital by Balint Vazsonyi. Music by Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven and Schubert June 30 -- Lecture “The Greatness of Mozart” Balint Vazsonyi July 2 -- First Harpsichord Recital by Ignor Kipnis, music by Bohm, J.C. Bach, Kuhnau, J.S. Bach July 4 -- First Concert of Renaissance Music by the Ensemble Musica Antiqua, Bernhard Klebel, Director and Jane Gartner, soprano July 6 -- Competition Concert by the winners of our first National Collegiate Virtuoso Competition July 7 -- Lecture “The Baroque Revival” Igor Kipnis July 9 -- Second Concert of Renaissance Music by the Ensemble Musica Antiqua, Bernhard Klebel, director and David Edmonds, tenor July 11 -- Second Harpsichord Recital by Igor Kipnis, music by Handel, Sweelinck, Dussek, Bach, Soler July 13 -- Third Concert of Renaissance Music by the Ensemble Musica Antiqua, Bernhard Klebel, director, Jane Gartner, soprano July 14 -- Lecture “The Musical Styles of the Renaissance”, Bernhard Klebel July 16 -- Cologne Soloists Ensemble under Helmut Muller-Bruhl, conductor, music by Haydn and Mozart July 18 -- First Concert of Baroque Music by the Ensemble Musica Antiqua Bernhard Klebel, conductor July 20 -- Cologne Soloists Ensemble under Helmut Muller-Bruhl, Igor Kipnis, Frank Cooper, and Roswitha Trimborn, harpsichordists July 24 -- Cologne Soloists Ensemble under Helmut Muller-Bruhl, conductor, music by Albinoni, Tartini, Telemann and C.P.E. Bach July 25 -- Second Concert of the Baroque Music by the Ensemble Musica Antique, Bernhard Klebel, director July 27 -- Cologne Soloists Ensemble under Helmut Muller-Bruhl, conductor. Igor Kipnis, Frank Cooper, and Roswitha Trimborn, harpsichordists

1976 – Frank Cooper Music Director Location: IMA July 7 – Igor Kipnis Harpsichord Recital – Frescobaldi, Telemann, Mozart and Bach July 9 -- Ensemble for Early Music, Baroque Concert, Rameau, Marais, Bach, Purcell and others July 11 – Ensemble for Early Music, Medieval Concert July 11 – Indianapolis Ballet Theatre July 14 -- Ensemble for Early Music, Renaissance Concert “A Musicall Dreame” from Elizabethan England July 16 -- Cologne Chamber Orchestra, J.C.F. Bach, Mozart, Haydn July 18 – Virtuoso Competition Winners in concert July 18 – Cologne Chamber Orchestra July 21 -- Cologne Chamber Orchestra, Igor Kipnis, soloist. Haydn – Concerto in D July 23 -- Cologne Chamber Orchestra, Igor Kipnis, soloist. Mozart – Concerto in E flat July 25 -- Chamber Music, Cologne Chamber Orchestra July 25—Indianapolis Ballet Theatre July 28 -- An Early Music Potpourri by Early Music Institute Faculty Igor Kipnis, Frank Cooper, Frederick Renz, Nancy Long and others July 30 The Muses’Garden of Delights August 1 – Early Music Institute Grand Finale

1977 – Frank Cooper Music Director Location: IMA July 3 – Indianapolis Ballet Theatre July 6 – Early Music Sampler July 8 -- Igor Kipnis Harpsichord Recital devoted to J.S. Bach, Rutkowski and Robinette harpsichord July 10 – Machaut’s “Remeded De Fortune” July 13 – New York Concert Royal, baroque music par excellence, Couperin, Telemann, Rameau, Bach, Leclair and Vivaldi July 15 -- “Baroque Carrousel” Frederick Renz directs the Ensemble for Early Music and the New York Baroque Dance Ensemble July 17 – Indianapolis Ballet Theatre July 20 – Festival Baroque Orchestra – Handel, Telemann, Corelli and Vivaldi July 22 -- New York Concert Royal music by Baroque masters – Biber, Couperin, Fasch, Telemann and C.P.E. Bach July 24 – Festival Baroque Orchestra July 27 – Igor Kipnis Harpsichord Recital, music by Tisdall, Marchand, Bach and Scarlatti July 29 – Early Music Institute Grand Finale July 31 -- Indianapolis Ballet Theatre, Elaine Bauer and David Brown, soloists; George Verdak, director

1978 – Frank Cooper Music Director Location: IMA July 2 – Indianapolis Ballet Theatre July 5 -- The Paris Consort July 7 -- Blandine Verlet July 9 – The Paris Consort July 12 -- Festival Grande Bande, (Baroque Chamber Orchestra) July 14 – Igor Kipnis July 16 -- Festival Grande Bande July 19 -- Ensemble for Early Music and Associates July 21 – Festival Grande Bande July 23 -- Indianapolis Ballet Theatre July 26 -- Igor Kipnis July 28 -- Ensemble for Early Music and Terpsichore July 30 -- Soiree Des Etudiants.

1979 – Frank Cooper Music Director Location: IMA July 6 – Igor Kipnis July 8 – The Musicians of Swanne Alley, Music from across the Alps July 11 -- The Musicians of Swanne Alley, Musicke of Sundrie Natures July 13 -- Lyle Nordstrom and Paul O’Dette, 16th Century Lute Duets July 15 – Indianapolis Ballet Theatre July 18 -- Smithsonian Chamber Players in an all Bach Program July 20 – Smithsonian Chamber Players , A Concert of Italian Masterworks July 22 -- Smithsonian Chamber Players, Mainly Mozart July 25 -- Igor Kipnis, Harpsichord Music by Johann Sebastian Bach July 27 – Cincinnati Early Music Consort , Court Music of the Middle Ages July 29 – Indianapolis Ballet Theatre

1980 – Frank Cooper Music Director Location: IMA July 9 – Igor Kipnis “The Golden Era of the Harpsichord” July 11 – John Solum, flauto traverse, and Igor Kipnis, cembalo. Bach’s Family and the Baroque Flute July 13 – The Smithsonian Chamber Players, James Weaver, director. “Chamber Music of the Geniuses: Mozart and Schubert” July 16 – The Smithsonian Chamber Players – “Haydn, Mozart and the Viennese Style Galant” July 18 – The Smithsonian Chamber Players and Igor Kipnis “The Glory of the Baroque” July 20 – The Smithsonian Chamber Players “Baroque Genius Reclaimed: George Philipp Telemann” July 23 – “A Bettell of Ye Keyboards” Igor Kipnis, harpsichord and James Weaver, fortepiano July 27 – The Early Music Consort, ”Secular Music of the Middle Ages and Renaissance”

1981 – Frank Cooper Music Director Location: IMA July 5 – Une Fete Galante July 10 – The Musicians of Swanne Alley, Lyle Nordstrom and Paul O’Dette, directors in “A Wreath of Musical Flowers for the Queene” July 12 – Ars Musica, Lyndon Lawless, Music Director July 15 – Igor Kipnis and the Fortepiano July 17 – The Smithsonian Chamber Players “Music of Merrie Olde England” July 19 – The Smithsonian Chamber Players July 22 – The Smithsonian Chamber Players and Igor Kipnis, Fortepiano July 24 – The Bach Ensemble, Joshua Rifkin, Director. “Bach and the Leipzig Collegium Musicum I” July 26 – The Bach Ensemble “Bach and the Leipzig Collegium Musicum II”

1982 – Frank Cooper Music Director Location: IMA July 4 -- “Eighteenth Century Harpsichord Music on Both Sides of the Atlantic”, by Frank Cooper July 7 – “The Great Baroque Age” lecture by Igor Kipnis July 9 and 11 -- Canada’s leading Baroque Chamber Orchestra Tafelmusik July 14 – The Mozartean Players offering Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven. July 16 – Igor Kipnis on his antique fortepiano July 18 -- Max Van Egmond, James Weaver, Igor Kipnis and Kenneth Slowik July 21 – The Smithsonian Chamber Players joined by Max van Egmond July 23 – Smithsonian Chamber Players and the American premiere of Pergolesi’s concerto in C for Two Harpsichords and Strings July 25, 28, 30 – The Bach Ensemble directed by Joshua Rifkin. July 25: Fourth Brandenburg, Concerto in d for Three Harpsichords; July 28: The Oboe Concerto in d and Cantata no 202, the Wedding Cantata, with soprano Jane Bryden; July 30: late works of J.S. Bach

1983 – Frank Cooper Music Director Location: IMA July 5 – Igor Kipnis, a program of Pachelbel, Krebs, Fux, Bach, Telemann, J.S.Bach, and Rochberg July 10 and 12 – Banquetto Musicale, Martin Pearlman, Music Director July 15 – Tafelmusik July 17 – Jean Lamond and Tafelmusik July 19 – The Landini Consort from England July 22 – Renaissance Musical Treasures – by The Landini Consort July 24 – The Smithsonian Chamber Players and The Court Dance Company of New York July 26 – James Weaver and the Smithsonian Chamber Players July 29 – Grand duo: Max Van Egmond and Edward Parmentier – the renowned baritone together for the first time with America’s best-known pedal harpsichordist July 31st Pro Arte Singers of the Indiana University School of Early Music directed by Thomas Binkley.

1984 – Frank Cooper Music Director Location: IMA Three winter concerts Feb. 25, Mar. 26, Apr. 15 July 6 – Hesperion XX, a chamber ensemble from Switzerland July 8 – Picnic and “Ragtime Revels,” “Joshua Rifin Plays Scott Joplin” July 10 -- Max van Egmond, baritone from Amsterdam with Igor Kipnis, harpsichordist and fortepianist July 13 and 15 – The Smithsonian Chamber Players, directed by James Weaver July 17 – Igor Kipnis July 20 and 22 – The Bach Ensemble directed by Joshua Rifkin July 27 and 29 -- Musica Antiqua Koln, a chamber ensemble from West Germany.

1985 – Frank Cooper Music Director Location: IMA June 16 – Bach’s Goldberg Variations played by Frank Cooper on the Harpsichord June 28 -- Baltimore Consortperforming “Ballades, Lilts and Dances” June 30 – Musica Secreta with sopranos Daniele Forget, Valerie Kinslow and Suzanne LeBlanc, lutenist Daniel Fischlin, and harpsichordist, Hank Knox July 12 – Harpsichordist Bradley Brookshire, winner of the Magnum Opus Harpsichord Competition. July 14 – Violinist Sergiu Luca in a rare, unaccompanied all-Bach recital July 19 -- Handel’s glorious masque “Acis and Galatea” performed by The Smithsonian Chamber Players July 26 – The Bach Ensemble with Joshua Rifkin at the harpsichord July 28 – Joshua Rifkin leads the Bach Ensemble in three Bach cantatas: PA Mighty Fortress is Our God,” “Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring” and “Praise God in all Lands”.

1986 – Frank Cooper Music Director Location: IMA June 21 – The Chestnut Brass Company June 26 – Beethoven and the Violoncello with Anner Bylsma, violoncello and Malcolm Bilson, Fortepiano July 10 – A Harpsichord Entertainment with Igor Kipnis July 13 -- Three Giants of the Classical Keyboard Kenneth Drake, fortepianist July 17 – Chamber Music of Italy and France performed by The Boston Museum Trio July 20 – an Evening of Baroque Music , The Bach Chamber Soloists with Jan Opalach, bass baritone July 27 -- The Smithsonian Chamber Players and Christ Church Cathedral’s Choir of Men and Boys.

1987 – Frank Cooper Music Director Location: IMA July 5 – The Colonial Williamsburg Baroque Ensemble July 8 – Frank Cooper: Harpsicord Recital July 12 – L’Ensemble Nouvelle France July 15 – Octeto Vocal Juan De Tercero: First concert July 16 – Jose Antonio Guzman Bravo: First Lecture July 18 – Jose Antonio Guzman Bravo: Second Lecture July 19 – Octeto Vocal Juan De Tercero: Second Concert July 22 – Coro Da Camera Pro-Arte: First concert July 26 – Coro Da Camera Pro-Arte: Second Concert

1988 – Frank Cooper Music Director Location: IMA
July 10 -- Picnic and concert, The Indianapolis Brass Quintet July 14 – Igor Kipnis, harpsichordist July 17 – The Williamsburg Baroque Ensemble July 21 – The Oberlin Baroque Ensemble July 24 – Bach Chamber Soloists July 28 – Trio Renacimiento Hotteterre July 31 – The New York Cornet and Sacbut Ensemble

1989 – Frank Cooper Music Director Location: IMA July 9 – Il Piacere and Sarabanda July 10 – Lecture Frank Cooper July 13 – Camerata Koln I July 16 – Camerata Koln II July 17 – Lecture Frank Cooper July 20 – Linda Kobler: Harpsichordist July 23 Trio Renacimiento Hotteterre July 24 – Lecture Frank Cooper July 27 – The Mozartean Players July 30 – Indianapolis Ballet Theatre

1990 – Frank Cooper Music Director Location: Park-Tudor School July 8 – Trio Renacimiento Hotteterre July 12 – Igor Kipnis – fortepiano in an all-Mozart and Beethoven concert July 15 – Christ Church Cathedral Choir of Men and Boys, Frederick Burgomaster, Director. Choral Works of Mozart July 19 – The Mozartean Players July 22 – The Mozartean Players Steven Lubin, fortepiano; Evan Johnson and Peggy James, classical violin; Aloysia Friedmann, classical viola; Allen Whear, classical violoncello July 26 – Anne Tedards, Soprano and Spencer Carroll, Harpsichord. The Classical Lied Program July 29 – Indianapolis Ballet Theatre

1991 – Frank Cooper Music Director Location: St. Paul’s Episcopal Church July 7 – Christ Church Cathedral Choir of Men and Boys July 11 – Hesperus, ensemble featuring musical riches of Spain’s golden age July 14 – duo Geminiani, harpsichord and violin July 18 -- Folkers-Powell-Carroll Trio, harpsichord and two flutes July 21 -- James Richman and Concert Royal early music ensemble with Christine Brandes, soprano July 25 – Linda Kobler, Harpsichord July 28 -- Enid Sutherland and Leslie Tung cellor and fortpiano

1992 – Frank Cooper Music Director Location: St. Paul’s Episcopal Church July 6 – Frank Cooper, harpsichord recital-lecture July 9 -- Abreu-Haas, recorder/harpsichord duo July 12 – Hesperus, early music ensemble-in-residence at the Smithsonian Institution July 13 – FrankCooper Lecture I July 16 – James Richman and Concert Royal, ensemble with Christine Brandes, soprano July 19 -- Concerto Amabile, early music ensemble featuring the Italian Baroque July 20 – Frank Cooper Lecture II July 23 – Steven Rickards, Mary Springfels, Karen Louwenar-Lueck, countertenor, vioa da gamba, harpsichord July 26 -- The Musicians of Swanne Alley with lute playing by Paul O’Dette July 27 – Frank Cooper Lecture III

1993 – Frank Cooper Music Director Location: St. Paul’s Episcopal Church July 8 – James Richman and Concert Royal with Steven Rickards, countertenor July 11 – James Richman and Concert Royal with Christine Brandes, soprano and Mary Springfels, Viola da gamba July 12 – Frank Cooper, Lecture – France and the Arts – Under the Great Monarchs! July 15 – The Musical Assembly, Arthur Haas, director July 18 – The Newberry Consort, Musick for Severall Friends July 19 – Frank Cooper, Lecture – France and the Arts – Under the Emperor! July 22 – Aldo Abreu – Anthony Bailes, Recorders, Lute Duo July 25 – Calliope , a Renaissance Band July 26 – Frank Cooper, Lecture – France and the Arts – After Napoleon!

1994 – Frank Cooper Music Director Location: St. Paul’s Episcopal Church July 10 – Zephyrus Baroque Chamber Players, Music of the Five Great Bachs J uly 11 – Frank Cooper, Lecture Musical and Visual Arts in Germany July 14 – Zephyrus Baroque Chamber Players , Mozart in Mannheim July 17 – The Bach Chamber Soloists, Masters of the German Baroque July 18 – Frank Cooper, Lecture, Musical and Visual Arts in Spain July 21 – Linda Kobler, Harpsichordist, Treasures of the Harpsichord Literatures July 24 – Voice of the Turtle, Music of Spain’s Sephardic Jews July 25 – Frank Cooper, Lecture, Musical and Visual Arts in England July 28 – Soprano Ellen Hargis and Lutenist Kevin Mason, the Golden Age of English Lute Song July 31 – The King’s Noyse, 17th Century English Dances and Ballads

1995 – Frank Cooper Music Director Location: St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Lectures at IMA March 7 – Chanticleer, presented at The Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul (St. Paul’s Collaboration) Dec. 4 – The Tallis Scholars, (St.Paul’s, Trinity Collaboration) at Cathedral Sts.P and P July 9 – Hesperus – A Renaissance Festivity July 10 – Frank Cooper, Lecture – Mythology’s Models July 13 – Concert Royal – The Masters Bach and Vivaldi July 16 – Concert Royal – Purcell’s “Dido and Aeneas” July 17 – Frank Cooper, Lecture – Landscapes and Roomscapes July 20 – Bimbetta – War of Love July 23 – Lionheart – This One, Sweet Flower July 24 – Frank Cooper, Lecture --- The Testaments; Templates July 27 – Horacio Franco and Robert Heath – The Virtuoso Recorder July 30 – Chestnut Brass Company – Fanfares Across Time (program also says we will present Tafelmusik November 12 1995 – so three collaborations in one year?)

1996 – Frank Cooper Music Director Location: St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Lectures at IMA June 27 – Altramar with Jann Cosart, David Stattelman, Chris Smith, Angela Mariani June 30 – A Folia for Monica. Eva Legene, Martha McGaughey, Arthur Haas. July 1 -- Frank Cooper, Lecture “Arts of God/Arts of Man” July 9 – Viruoso Baroque. Ingrid Matthews and Byron Schenkman July 11 – Zephyrus I, Masters of the French and German Baroque July 14 – Zephyrus II, “Di Venzia”: Music of Vivaldi July 15 – Frank Cooper, Lecture “Arts of the Baroque” July 25 – Smithsonian Chamber Players I, Music of Ludwig van Beethoven July 28 – Smithsonian Chamber Players II, Music of Franz Schubert July 29 – Frank Cooper, Lecture “Arts in the Age of Reason”

1997 – Frank Cooper Music Director Location: Indianapolis Art Center Auditorium June 27 – The Mozartean Players. Schubert and Mendelssohn June 29 -- Frank Cooper, Lecture – “Medieval Splendor and Renaissance Origins” June 29 – Lionheart. Venus and St. Valentine: Virtue and Temptation in Medieval France July 11 – Hesperus. American Roots July 13 -- Frank Cooper Lecture “High Renaissance and Baroque Magnificence: Spain’s Golden Age” July 13 – The Abreu-Finney Duo. Spanish Music in Honor of the Year of Goya July 25 – The Scholars of London. “Bach Chorales and the Church Year” July 27 – Frank Cooper, Lecture – “Diverging Paths and the State of the Soul” July 27 – The Scholars of London. “The Golden Age in the Sistine Chapel”

1998 – Frank Cooper Music Director Location: Indianapolis Art Center Auditorium June 26 – La Luna Ensemble – Ellen Hargis, 17th Century German Sacred Concertos and Sonatas June 28 – Frank Cooper, Lecture “Aesthetics in the Middle Ages” June 28 – Frank Cooper, Harpsichord Music of J.S. Bach July 10 -- Kym Amps – August Denhard July 12 – Frank Cooper, Lecture “Aesthetics in the Renaissance” July 12 – Chicago Baroque Ensemble, John Marks Rozendaal, Artistic Director. July 24 – Zephyrus Baroque Chamber Players. Music for Frederick the Great July 26 – Frank Cooper, Lecture –“Aesthetics in the Baroque Era” July 26 – Zephyrus Baroque Chamber Players. Paris of the 1730’s

1999 – Frank Cooper Music Director Location: Indianapolis Art Center Auditorium June 25 – Apollo’s Fire, The Cleveland Baroque Orchestra, Jeannette Sorrell, Music Director. A Feast of Brandenburgs June 27 – Frank Cooper Lecture “The Age of Bach and Vivaldi” June 27 – Apollo’s Fire. Viva Vivaldi! July 9 – Belladonna. Folias Festivas July 11 – Frank Cooper Lecture “The Age of Palestrina and Byrd” July 11 – The Concord Ensemble. The Victory of Santiago, Voices of Renaissance Spain. July 23 – Aldo Abrell, recorders in collaboration with Chicago Baroque Ensemble Concerti Stravaganti July 25 – The Baroque Trio, Aldo Abreu, recorders; Christopher Verette, Baroque Violin, David Schrader, Harpsichord.

2000 – Frank Cooper Music Director Location: Indianapolis Art Center June 23 – Apollo’s Fire, The Cleveland Baroque Orchestra Music from Zimmerman’s Coffeehouse June 25 – Apollo’s Fire, The Cleveland Baroque Orchestra. Vivaldi and Friends June 25 – Frank Cooper Lecture “Music & Ceremony” July 7 – Zephyrus, Courtney Westcott, flute. Ingrid Matthews, violin. Claire Garabedian, cello Byron Schenkman, fortepiano July 9 – Frank Cooper Lecture “Music & The Lure of Instruments” July 9 – Ensemble for Early Music, Frederick Renz, Director. Mass For The Millennium July 20 – The Savant and the Debauche, Music at the Court of the Regent July 23 – The Four Nations Ensemble. Andrew Appel, harpsicihord and director; Ryan Brown and Claire Jolivet, violins; Loretta O’Sullivan, cello

2001 – Frank Cooper Music Director Location: Indianapolis Art Center June 22—Renaissonics June 24 – Frank Cooper Lecture “Europe: Heaven and Hell June 24 – The Rose Ensemble July 6 – Frank Cooper Lecture “ Spain: Earth and Spirit July 6 – Hesperus with Rosa Lamoreaux July 8 – Chatham Baroque July 20 – Beauty and the Beast July 22 – Frank Cooper Lecture “France: Taste and Tone” July 22 – Concert Royal

2002 – Frank Cooper Music Director Location: Indianapolis Art Center June 28 – Red Priest. Piers Adams, recorders; Julia Bishop, violin; Angela East, cello; Howard Beach, harpsichord. Baroque Fantasy June 30 – Musica Pacifica – Judith Linsenberg, recorder; Elizabeth Blumenstock, violin; Gonzalo Ruiz, oboe; David Morris, cello; Charles Sherman, harpsichord. Viva Venezia! June 30 – Frank Cooper, Lecture “The Golden Age of Music and Art in Venice” July 12 – Zephyrus. Courtney Westcott, flute; Ingrid Matthews, violin; Claire Garabedian, cello; Byron Schenkman, harpsichord. London and the New World. July 14 – Frank Cooper, Lecture “The Elegant Arts Axis – London and Paris” July 14 – Chamber Music from the Court of Versailles with Concert Royal July 26 – Lionheart. Roman Style Reborn: Palestrina, The Prince of Music July 28 – Jory Vinikour. In memoriam Igor Kipnis. Program: The Goldberg Variations BWV988

2003 – Frank Cooper Music Director Location: Indianapolis Art Center June 27 – The Rose Ensemble Cathedrals of Tudor England June 29 – Frank Cooper, Lecture “The German Genius in 18th C. Music and Art June 29 –Rebel: Telemann Alla Polacca July 11 – Capriccio Stravagante: “Les Voix Humaines” July 13 – Frank Cooper, Lecture “Royal Spectacle and the Reign of Louis XIV” July 13 – Louis Louis: A Day In The Life of Louis XIV July 25 – Musicians of the Old Post Road: Fandango! July 27 – Frank Cooper, Lecture “Iberia – its Christian, Jewish and Muslim Culture July 27 – The Ivory Consort, director Jay Effenhein: Music in the Land of Three Faiths

2004 – Frank Cooper Music Director Location: Indianapolis Art Center June 25 – The Publick Musick, Concertos for the Chamber: Vivaldi and His Followers June 27 -- Frank Cooper Lecture “Discovering The Middle Ages” June 27 – Quadriga Consort, Songs and Tunes From The Isles July 9 -- Schola Antiqua of Chicago, Voices from the Middle Ages, Calvin M. Bower, Artistic Director July 11 – Frank Cooper Lecture “ Discovering The Renaissance” July 11 -- La Monica July 23 – The Freeman/Freiberg Duo and Charles Coe, An Evening of Baroque Music and Spoken Word July 25 – Frank Cooper Lecture “Discovering The Baroque” July 25 – The Harp Consort, El arte de fantasia. Music of the golden age in Spain & the New World

2005 – Frank Cooper Music Director Location: Indiana History Center June 24 – Istanpitta: Medieval Music Ensemble June 26 – Frank Cooper Lecture “Rome the Glorious June 26 – Cappella Romana: Music of the Three Romes July 8 – Seattle Baroque: Bach Harpsichord Concertos July 10 – Frank Cooper Lecture “On the Pleasures of Hearing Really Old Musicly 10 – Seattle Baroque July 29 – Red Priest: Chamber Music from the Library of J.S. Bach July 21 – Frank Cooper, Lecture “Music and Art in the World of the Baroque July 31 – Red Priest: Pirates of the Baroque

2006 – Frank Cooper, Music Director Location: Indiana History Center June 23 – Seattle’s Baroque Northwest: Revolutionary Baroque June 25 – Frank Cooper, Lecture “Baroque Forces in Italy and France” June 25 – Seattle’s Baroque Northwest: Culture Clash: Music from France, Italy, Spain, and Poland July 7 – The Baltimore Consort: Spanish Music in the Age of Discovery. Cancioneros of the Kings of Spain July 9 – Frank Cooper, Lecture “Entanglements of Life, Music and Art in Medieval Europe July 9 – New Orleans Musica da Camera: Wave, Leaf and Stone: Images of Medieval Song July 22 – Albuquerque Baroque Players: France and Italy: “Les gouts reunis” July 23 – Frank Cooper, Lecture “The Extraordinary Story of Bach’s Mass in B Minor July 23 – New York State Baroque: J.S. Bach’s Mass in B Minor

2007: Frank Cooper, Music Director Location: Indiana History Center June 29 – Hesperus, Wild Kingdom July 1 – Boston Camerate, Carmina Burana July 6 – Musicians of the Old Post Road with mezzo-soprano Pamela Dellal, Bach and His Virtuosi July 8 – Voice of the Turtle, Roots and Shoots July 13 – Ensemble Caprice with recorder virtuoso Matthias Maute, From Heaven and Hell July 15 – Ensemble Caprice , Sturm und Drang – Storm of Passions

2008: Mark Cudek, Artistic Director Location: Indiana History Center Spring Concert-- April 6 – Gut Wind and Wire June 27 – The King’s Noyse, Le Jardin De Melodies: Songs and Dances of 16th Century Paris June 29 – The King’s Noyse, A Royal Delight: 17th-Century English Ballads and Dances July 11 – The Baltimore Consort, Adew Dundee: Early Music of Scotland July 12 – Free Family Concert by Baltimore Consort July 13 – Zephyrus, soiree Musical: Music from Paris and Versailles July 26 – Red Priest, Pirates of the Baroque, The Second Voyage July 27 – Red Priest, Johann, I’m Only Dancing!

2009: Mark Cudek, Artistic Director Location: Basile Opera Center (IHC under repairs) Spring Concert – Brio , March 22 June 26 – Reconstruction: Bedlam, Back, and Beyond June 27 – Ex Umbris: Melancholy: Downe in the Dumps in Elizabethan England July 10 – Chris Norman and David Greenberg, Baroque Virtuosity and Celtic Thunder July 12 – I Furiosi: Addicted to Love July 17 – Harmonious Blacksmith, Zimmerman’s Coffeehouse July 18 – Free Family Concert by Peabody Consort July 19 --The Peabody Consort with Actors from IRT, If Musick be the Food of Love

2010: Mark Cudek, Artistic Director Location: Indiana History Center Spring Concert – Music of the Spheres, March 26 June 25 – Artek: I Don’t Want to Love (Madrigals of Monteverdi) June 26 – Free Family Concert by Artek June 27 – Ensemble Viscera: Whips and Galleys, Ruffians and Thieves The Musical Underworld of the Jacara in 17th Century Spain July 9 – Piffaro, The Renaissance Band. The London Waytes, Music for a Renaissance Wind Band From the Time of Elizabeth I July 11 – El Mundo: Zarzuela Y Mas! Spanish Vocal Music of the 17th and 18th Centuries July 23 – Canconier: The Black Dragon, Music from the Time of Vlad Dracula July 25 – Ensemble Caprice: Vivaldi and The Baroque Gypsies

2011: Mark Cudek, Artistic Director Location: Indiana History Center Spring Concert – Newberry Consort, March 20 June 24 – Rebel with Mattias Maute: Irregular Pearls June 26 – Tempesta Di Mare: Roman Nights July 8 – Baltimore Consort: The Ladyes Delight July 9 – Free Family Concert by Baltimore Consort July 10 – Viva Vivaldi with Ronn McFarlane July 22 – Plaine and Easie: Joie Musicale July 24 – !Sacabuche!: Matteo Ricci; His Map and Music

2012: Mark Cudek, Artistic Director Location: Indiana History Center Spring Concert -- Duo Amaral: Jorge Amaral & Mia Pomerantz-Amaral April 13 June 22 – Ingrid Mathews, Baroque violin – Bach violin concertos with Seattle Baroque June 24 -- Ingrid Mathews with Byron Schenkman, harpsichord, playing intimate Bach and Biber June 29 – Gut, Wind, & Wire and the Catacoustic Consort June 30 – Free Family Concert by Gut, Wind, & Wire July 1 -- East of the River: Levantera July 13 – Vittorio Ghieimi, viola da gamba and Luca Pianca, archlute July 15 – Hesperus presents Douglas Fairbanks and the 1922 film classic Robin Hood.

2013: Mark Cudek, Artistic Director Location: Indiana History Center Spring Concert – Tallis Scholars (with Music at St. Paul’s) March 18 June 21 – Chatham Baroque: Roman Holiday (Kapsberger and friends) June 22 – Free Family Concert – Chatham Baroque June 23 – Julianne Baird, soprano: Viva Vivaldi II with the Indianapolis Baroque Orchestra June 28 – Mr. Jones & the Engines of Destruction: The Grumbling Hive June 30 – La Nef with Michael Slattery: Dowland in Dublin July 12 – Wayward Sisters: The Naughty List: Music by Braggarts, Hotheads, Curmudgeons, and Snobs July 14 – Flanders Recorder Quartet: A Chest of Flutes: transcriptions of early organ repertoire

2014: Mark Cudek, Artistic Director Locations: Landmarks Center/Indiana History Center June 20 – Musica Pacifica: Dancing in the Isles, Baroque and Traditional June 22 – Quicksilver: Stile Moderno New Music from the 17th Century June 27 – Montreal’s Pallade Musica June 29 – The Baltimore Consort: Crossing to the New World July 11 – The Peabody Consort, Mark Cudek, Director: In the Circle of Henry VIII July 13 – Hesperus: The Mark of Zorro with Douglas Fairbanks

Past Presidents: 1967-69 Christopher Van Dyck Brown;  1970-Rita A. Hobbs; 1971 Herbert C. Snyder Jr.;  1972-74 Robert D. Beckman, Jr.; 1975-76 Fred E. Schlegel; 1977 James A Strain; 1978 Alan S. Duncanson; 1979 Fred E. Schlegel; 1980 Norman G. Tabler; 1981 Eric A. Manterfield;  1982 Jerry R. Jenkins; 1983 Dorit Paul; 1984 Charles A. Johnson; 1985-1987 J. Darrell Bakken; 1988-90 L. Alan Whaley; 1991-94 Gail McDermott-Bowler; 1995-97 David A Garrett; 1998-2000 Alan S. Duncanson; 2001-03 Dr. Charles Johnson; 2004-07 David A. Garrett; 2008-10 Ken E. Winslow; 2011-13 GB Landrigan; 2014-15 Fred E. Schlegel; 2016-17 Sylvia Patterson-Scott

Music Directors: 1967 - Michael Palmer; 1970 – Thomas Briccetti;  1971 – Carter Nice; 1973-2006 – Frank Cooper;  2007-present–Mark Cudek

Executive Secretaries: 1973 Ethel Rensberger; 1979 – Mary Ellen Roberts

Managing Directors: 2007-present – Gail McDermott-Bowler