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"Baroque for Brunch"

Featuring musicians of KC Baroque

Sunday, May 21, 2023

1:30 PM

Wine reception to follow




Sonata for violin and continuo, BWV 1023 - Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750)


Ciaconna for solo cello - Giuseppe Colombi (1635 - 1694)


Sonata per violino solo and continuo - Georg Muffat (1653 - 1704)

Partita for harpsichord in G Major - Johann Caspar Ferdinand Fischer (1656 - 1746)


Mystery Sonatas (Rosary Sonatas), No. 1 - Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber  (1644 - 1704)


Op. 5, No. 12 (La Folia) - Arcangelo Corelli (1653 - 1713)


DAVID HAYS, baroque violin

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A graduate of Indiana University and Northwestern University, David is professor of violin at Missouri State University in Springfield, Missouri and serves as concertmaster of the Springfield Symphony. He has performed with the Chicago Symphony, the Minnesota Orchestra and many others, and was a finalist at the Banff International String Quartet Competition as a founding member of the Fry Street Quartet. On baroque violin, David toured and recorded with Minneapolis-based Minstrelsy! for nine seasons, has appeared with Temple of Apollo, the Lyra Concert, the Newberry Consort, the Chicago Baroque Ensemble and the Kansas City Baroque Consortium. Last fall, David took a sabbatical to study baroque violin in Cologne, Germany.

TRILLA RAY-CARTER, baroque cello

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Trilla is the founder and director of the Kansas City Baroque Consortium. Trilla has performed and taught in the U.S. and Europe including Italy, the former Yugoslavia, and Germany. Before returning to the Midwest, she worked in Los Angeles as a studio musician. Locally, she has served as principal cellist of the Liberty Symphony, the Lawrence Chamber Orchestra, the Philharmonia of Greater Kansas City, and has held teaching positions at Cottey College, KCK Community College and William Jewell College. In 2007 and 2008, she participated in the International Baroque Institute at the Longy School of Music in Cambridge, MA, where she worked with leading baroque specialists Phoebe Carrai, Elizabeth Blumentstock, Jed Wentz and Gonzalo Ruiz. Chosen to participate in Artist Inc. KC, an artist entrepreneurial training program, Trilla earned a Peer Recognition Award for her project development and design to establish KC Baroque as a non-profit performing arts organization.

NICHOLAS GOOD, harpsichord


Nick has performed as a harpsichord recitalist, continuo player, and soloist with ensembles including the Kansas City Baroque Consortium, Kansas City Symphony, Lawrence Chamber Orchestra, La Musique Nomade, and the Sunflower Festival Orchestra in Topeka. His harpsichord teachers include Ed Parmentier of the University of Michigan and George Hunter of the University of Illinois. He has performed in harpsichord master classes in Italy, Netherlands and Norway with Arthur Haas, Ketil Haugsand, Menno von Delft, and Francesco Cera. His harpsichord recordings include a program of suites and variations by Dieterich Buxtehude, and a CD of the keyboard music of Georg Böhm. After a career as a CPA and software engineer, he returned to school at the University of Kansas where he earned master and doctoral degrees in organ performance. He currently serves as organist and choir director at Christ Church Anglican in Overland Park, KS. Nick’s harpsichord is based on a 1624 Flemish instrument by Johannes Ruckers, built by Kevin Fryer, San Francisco in 2002.

Visit KC Baroque's website to learn more!


A private Riverside residence in North Kansas City

Guests will be emailed address details upon ticket purchase



1:30 - 1:55 - Arrive and mingle

2:00 - Concert

3:00 - 4:00 - Performer meet & greet 


A wine reception with light hors d'oeuvres will be provided after the concert, and will include items donated by McLain's Bakery

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