Baroque Ensemble

The Baroque Ensemble performs Baroque chamber music for instruments and solo voices. The 30 to 40 members of this ensemble work in individual groups of 3 to 6 musicians for a full semester, focusing on style, ornamentation, interpretation, and ensemble technique. Closely linked to the Recorder Ensemble, and sharing performances and personnel with that group, the Baroque Ensemble’s performances are held in Rose Recital Hall.

Director’s Bio

Gwyn Roberts earned her A.B. from Bryn Mawr College and a Performer's Certificate at Utrecht Conservatory (Netherlands). She has studied with Marion Verbruggen, Leo Meilink. Her solo engagements include the Concerto Soloists Chamber Orchestra, Philomel Baroque Orchestra, Recitar Cantando (Tokyo), Prague Spring Festival (New York and Prague), Piffaro, Washington Bach Consort, and the Philadelphia Classical Symphony. Roberts is the founding director of Tempesta di Mare. Recordings of her performances have been issued by several record labels, including Deutsche Grammaphon, PGM, Dorian, Sony, Vox, Polygram, Newport, and Radio France. Roberts is the Director of Early Music at the University of Pennsylvania and associate director of the Amherst Early Music Festival.

Rehearsal Schedule 

Baroque Ensemble: Tuesday evenings by appointment

Upcoming Performances

Schedule TBA. Please check back later.