Janet See, baroque flute

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Sunday, January 24, 2021 - 5:30pm

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Janet See, baroque flute (with harpsichord) (estimated time: 60 mins)
Virtual event; admission/access is free. Connection info here.


Virtual event; admission/access is free.
Connection info here.

Janet See, baroque flute

JANET SEE, baroque flute

Estimated time: 60 minutes

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Methodical Sonata in A Major (1728)                       Georg Ph. Telemann  (1681–1767)

Suite/Sonata in F Major for harpsichord                    G. F. Handel (1685–1759)

Le Rossignol-en-Amour                                             François Couperin (1668–1733)

Sonata in G Major - after BWV 525                         J. S. Bach (1685-1750)

Syrinx  (L. 129, 1913)                                                Claude Debussy (1862–1918)

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Janet See, a specialist on baroque and multi-keyed classical flute, has performed for more than three decades as a soloist, in chamber music, and in orchestras throughout North America and Europe. In London, where she lived for 12 years, Ms. See played principal flute for Sir John Eliot Gardiner’s two orchestras, and with those groups recorded the complete Mozart operas and Beethoven symphonies as well as numerous other discs. While in London she also played principal flute for the Taverner Players. In North America Janet See plays principal flute with Philharmonia Baroque and has recorded Vivaldi and Mozart concertos with that orchestra. She also plays principal flute with the Portland Baroque Orchestra, Seattle Baroque Orchestra, Pacific MusicWorks, and Pacific Baroque Orchestra in Vancouver, BC.

Among her recordings are Vivaldi concertos and the complete Bach flute sonatas (Harmonia Mundi). She has also recorded for the DG Archive, EMI, Erato, Hyperion, and Phantom Partner labels. Her latest recording, with the New Iris Quartet, features works by Mozart and Haydn.

Janet See is an active teacher of early flutes and also of interpreting the nuance and language of baroque and classical music on modern flute and is director of the Seattle Baroque Flute Summer Workshop. Ms. See received her degree on the modern flute at Oberlin Conservatory, studying with Robert Willoughby. Her postgraduate training was with Frans Vester in The Hague. She is a qualified teacher of the F.M. Alexander Technique, having trained in London with Walter Carrington. She lives on Bainbridge Island, Washington. www.Janetsee.com

Jillon Stoppels Dupree performs with the Seattle Symphony, Seattle Baroque Orchestra, San Francisco Bach Choir, San Francisco Choral Artists, and Ensemble Electra; her chamber music partnerships include such artists as Wieland Kuijken and Marion Verbruggen. She received both Fulbright and Beebe Fund awards for study abroad, and her teachers included Gustav Leonhardt, Kenneth Gilbert, and Lisa Goode Crawford. An honors graduate of the Oberlin College Conservatory of Music and master’s recipient at the University of Michigan, Ms. Dupree has taught at both her alma maters, at Seattle’s Cornish College of the Arts. She was an artist in residence at Stanford University and the University of Washington.

Ms. Dupree received the National Endowment for the Arts Solo Recitalist award for performances of contemporary harpsichord music, and she made the world-premiere recording of Philip Glass’s Concerto for Harpsichord. Ms. Dupree performed the harpsichord music for the 2017 film Early Music by Patrick Penta. Her new solo Bach recording, J.S. Bach: Fantasy and Caprice, will be released in November 2020 (Centaur) Records; she can also be heard on the Meridian, Decca, Orange Mountain, and Delos labels.

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