This was a Friday evening of song and period music beatifully performed by the Early Music Ensemble! Black Tulip.If you missed this live concert you will be able to listen to Black Tulip when they perform live on WFMT this Spring. Friday's music was by Handel, Purcell, Telemann, Hacquart, Bartolomeo da Selva and Bononcini.
- Josefien Stoppelenburg-soprano
- Joel Spears-lute/theorbo
- Philip Serna-viola da gamba
- Mirja Lorenz-recorder
Josefien Stoppelenburg is the Evanston Art Center’s current artist in residence. She is a celebrated soprano who graduated from the Amsterdam Conservatory of Music and is regularly featured as a soloist for oratorio performances in the Netherlands, Germany and the U.S. In 2013, Josefien won the Chicago Oratorio Award and was awarded 2nd place in the National American Prize Opera Competition.
Josefien’s paintings are often informed by musical compositions, instruments and musicians. She has been working on some of her large-scale pieces during her residency here at the Art Center. Her work will be on view the evening of the 30th.