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08/17/2019 - 5:00 pm

Glorious Creation: Bach, Monteverdi, and Hildegard of Bingen – Three Notch’d Road Baroque Ensemble

Garth Newel Music Center
403 Garth Newel Ln
Hot Springs, VA 24445 United States
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5 pm concert followed by optional dinner

Icebreaker: Members of Three Notch’d Road answer frequently asked questions about early instruments and delve into the tools of composition employed in the settings of this program’s texts of nature, creation, and renewal.

Part 1: World’s Creation

Sonata Seconda – Giovanni Battista Fontana (1571-1630)

“De Spiritu Sancto/To the Holy Spirit” – Hildegard von Bingen (1098-1179)

‘Ab aeterno ordinata sum’, SV 262 in C  – Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643)

“Venite sitientes ad aquas,” SV 335 – Claudio Monteverdi

Sonata Representativa in A major – Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber (1644-1704)

“Domine, Deus” from RV 589.6 – Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)

Prelude and Fugue in G Major, BWV 860 – Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Chorale from BWV 172, “Wie schon leuchtet der Morgenstern” – Johann Sebastian Bach


Part 2: World’s Redemption

“O Vis Aeternitatis/O Eternal Vigor” – Hildegard von Bingen

Arpesca Gagliarda – Bellerofonte Castaldi (1580-1649)

“Surgite, surgite” – Barbara Strozzi (1619-1677)

“Virga Jesse Floruit” from Magnificat, BWV 243a – Johann Sebastian Bach

Invention No. 2 in C minor, BWV 773 – Johann Sebastian Bach
Sonata for violin and harpsichord in C Minor, BWV 1017  – Johann Sebastian Bach

Largo – Allegro

‘O Bone Jesu’ – Claudio Monteverdi
‘O Bone Jesu’ – Marco Antonio Ingegneri (1535-92)

Cantata for Easter “Der Friede sei mit dir,” BWV 158 – Johann Sebastian Bach

Aria and Chorale
Recitative and Arioso

Elena Mullins, soprano
Peter Walker, bass
Fiona Hughes, baroque violin
Arash Noori, theorbo, lute, & guitar
Andrew Rosenblum, harpsichord


Pan seared Scallop with Caramelized Golden Beets, Red Beet Butter, Fennel Oil, Micro Bulls Blood Greens and Beet Powder

Rainbow Radish, Cucumber, Smoked Trout, Endive Salad with Creamy Dill Dressing

Mustard Rubbed Pork Loin with Artichoke, Red Pepper Relish, Ricotta Polenta, Red Mustard Greens, Roasted Porcinis and Kalamata Cream Sauce

Caramelized Pear Tart with Caramel Pecan Ice Cream, Crispy Pear and Apple Brandy Sauce


Stay with Us

Complete your Garth Newel experience by spending the night on our 114-acre mountain property. After an evening of music, food and drink, enjoy a short walk to our 1920s Manor House. The spacious and comfortable rooms are quaintly decorated and the original art on display gives you a glimpse into our creative past. A continental breakfast is served in the morning.

The Dining Experience

Garth Newel Music Center has a long tradition of culinary excellence paired with inspiring performances. After many of our concerts our resident chef, Josh Elliott prepares a meal served right in the concert hall. The musicians join the audience in sharing good food and great company.