Salish Sea Early Music Festival announces 2020 season


An enlightened little cherub who in 1644 introduces Jacob Van Eyck’s “The Flutist’s Pleasure Garden” proclaims that “Music is the concern of the gods!” – an ever more palpable reality during this season of light. The Salish Sea Early Music Festival will explore this precious and infinitely varied language of the spirit and emotions at St. Luke’s Memorial Episcopal Church in 2020.

Thursday, Jan. 16, 7 p.m. “Louis XIV: An Evening Concert”
Jeffrey Cohan ~ renaissance flute
Courtney Kuroda ~ violin
Victoria Gunn ~ viola
Anna Marsh ~ baroque bassoon

Thursday, Jan. 30, 7 p.m. “Mozart Flute Quartets”
Jeffrey Cohan ~ 8-keyed flute
Carrie Krause ~ violin
Victoria Gunn ~ viola
Caroline Nicolas ~ cello

In La Conner only: Sunday, March 1 & Sunday, March 15, both at 3 p.m.
(Two different all-Beethoven programs at the Skagit Early Keyboard Museum)

“Beethoven 250 Years”
Hans-Jürgen Schnoor ~ fortepiano
Susie Napper ~ cello (March 1 only)
Jeffrey Cohan ~ 8-keyed flute (March 1 only)

Thursday, March 5, 7 p.m. “Charles Burney’s Travels 1770-1772
Hans-Jürgen Schnoor ~ harpsichord
Susie Napper ~ cello
Jeffrey Cohan ~ baroque flute

Thursday, March 19, 7 p.m.“Giuliani & Friends”
Oleg Timofeyev ~ guitar
Jeffrey Cohan ~ 8-keyed flute

Thursday, April 2, 7 p.m. “Musica Alta Ripa”
 Anne Röhrig ~ violin
Bernward Lohr ~ harpsichord
Jeffrey Cohan ~ 8-keyed flute

Thursday, April 23, 7 p.m.“Louis XV”
 John Lenti ~ theorbo & baroque guitar
Jeffrey Cohan ~ baroque flute

Thursday, May 14, 7 p.m.“Italian Canzonas & Sonatas”
 Anna Marsh ~ dulcian (renaissance bassoon)
Jeffrey Cohan ~ renaissance flute
John Lenti ~ theorbo

All concerts take place at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 3615 N. Gove St., Tacoma. Suggested donation $15, $20 or $25; 18 and under free. Learn more at

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