‘The Voice of the Cello’ concerts set this weekend

By From page A7 | March 01, 2012

Cellists John Lutterman, pictured, and Michael Lawson will be featured when the Sacramento Baroque Soloists present "The Voice of the Cello" on March 3 and 4 in Fair Oaks. Lutterman teaches at UC Davis. Courtesy photo

Sacramento Baroque Soloists complete their 10th season with “The Voice of the Cello” on Saturday and Sunday in Sacramento and Fair Oaks.

Featuring cellists Michael Lawson and John Lutterman, the concert explores the range and intimacy of the cello. This year’s program will include late 17th century works by composers Vivaldi, Somis, Boismortier, Barriere and Geminiani.

Lawson was one of the founding members of Sacramento Baroque Soloists and is continuo cellist for the ensemble. Lutterman is a musicologist as well as a cellist and teaches at UC Davis. Lawson and Lutterman will be joined by Ellen Deffner on the harpsichord.

Sacramento Baroque Soloists, formed in 2001, perform programs of music written between 1600 and 1800 on period-style instruments.

Concerts will begin at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 1701 L St., Sacramento, and 3 p.m. Sunday at Rudolf Steiner College, 9200 Fair Oaks Blvd., Fair Oaks.

Tickets are $25 general, $20 for seniors and $10 for students. For tickets or more information, visit www.sacramentobaroque.org or call (916) 705-3806.

Enterprise staff

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