Juilliard415 performs Beethoven’s Symphony No. 1 with Monica Huggett in Alice Tully Hall.
Juilliard Historical Performance offers singular opportunities that do not exist at any other school, preparing students for a professional career in music.
- Juilliard415, the School's primary period-instrument ensemble, provides students with the chance to work at the highest professional level in terms of excellence, breadth of experience, repertoire, and associations with guest artists.
- A highly structured chamber music program offers coaching and performance experience in a wide range of Baroque and Classical music.
- Collaborations with Dance, Drama, and Vocal Arts departments.
- Annual residencies, master classes, and coachings with the major figures in early music.
"In its beauty and restraint, its sense of tremendous energy and emotion held in just barely, the performance captured everything the Baroque can teach us.” —The New York Times
William Christie leads Juilliard415 in Handel’s Trionfo del Tempo.
- An unrivaled roster of resident and guest artists: Monica Huggett, Nicholas McGegan, Ton Koopman, William Christie, Masaaki Suzuki, Jordi Savall, Jane Glover, Harry Bicket, and many others.
- National and international tours have taken Juilliard415 to Japan, Italy, the Netherlands, Southeast Asia, France, and England
- Dynamic programming of repertoire from the late 16th through the 19th centuries on period instruments.
- Appearances at the Boston Early Music Festival and the Leipzig Bach Fest.
- First-ever conservatory-in-residence, 2013 Utrecht Early Music Festival.
- Two-time "10 best performances of the season" citation from The New York Times.
►Listen to Juilliard415 play excerpts from Rameau's Castor et Pollux; Robert Mealy, director; recorded live in Alice Tully Hall on December 14, 2013
Entrée et combat figuré d’Athlètes
►Listen to Juilliard415 play excerpts from Sitkovetsky's arrangement of Bach's "Goldberg" Variations; Monica Huggett, director; recorded live in the Peter Jay Sharp Theater on February 27, 2013
Variation 10: Fughetta
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- Collaborations with Juilliard's Marcus Institute of Vocal Arts.
- Performances of fully staged operas such as Handel's Radamisto and Monteverdi's L'Incoronazione di Poppea.
- Full-scale oratorios, including Bach's St. Matthew Passion and Haydn's The Creation.
►Listen to Juilliard415 play "Tu del ciel" from Handel's Il Trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno; William Christie, conductor; Ying Fang, soprano; Emmanuel Resche, violin; recorded live in Alice Tully Hall on October 27, 2013
Iphigénie en Aulide with conductor Jane Glover.
- A highly structured approach to the study and performance of repertoire from the Italian, French, German, and English chamber music traditions.
- Twice-weekly coachings and rehearsals with the Historical Performance faculty.
- Regular performances at Juilliard and around New York City, including on the Tuesdays at Twelve series at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church.
- Esteemed guest artists from around the world at Juilliard.
- Master class teachers have included Rachel Podger, Fabio Biondi, Harry Bicket, and Members of Les Arts Florissants, among many others.
A master class with Nicolas McGegan.
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