Clarion celebrates 60 years as one of America's oldest early music organizations and the legacy of its founder, Newell Jenkins.
The 35-piece period-instrument Clarion Orchestra, and the 24-member Clarion Choir will perform Haydn's final major work, the splendid Harmoniemesse, named for its intricate writing for the winds, together with his festive and brilliant Te Deum, composed in 1802 for Empress Maria Teresa.
FJ Haydn Te Deum & Harmoniemesse
The Clarion Orchestra and The Clarion Choir
Jessica Beebe, Molly Netter and Nola Richardson, sopranos
Marguerite Krull and Mikki Sodergren, mezzo-soprano
Brian Giebler, tenor
Joseph Beutel and Jonathan Woody, bass
Steven Fox, conductor
Performance of Joseph Haydn's The Creation in the festal hall
of Vienna's old university on 27 March 1808.