Bio

Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre: Sonata No. 3, III. Presto Emily Hale, baroque violin | Anneke Schaul-Yoder, baroque cello | Kelly Savage, harpsichord

Emily Hale has performed in the US and Europe, on BBC4, with the Early Opera Company, Jeune Orchestre Atlantique, Aulos Ensemble and Trinity Wall Street Baroque Orchestra. She was a founding member of Consort 21, commissioning new works for period instruments, and has performed at the Valetta International Baroque Festival, London Handel Festival, St. John’s Smith Square and the National Gallery. Ms. Hale was viola d’amore soloist with the Royal College of Music Baroque Orchestra in the Brandenburg Choral Festival. She is curator and director of Vanitas: Catch It While You Can, a concert experience exploring the differences between live and recorded performance through art and music of the Baroque era and today, which premiered in the RCM’s Great Exhibitionists series. As a post-graduate, Emily joined the faculty of the Junior Department of the Royal College of Music as their first historical strings coach for Baroque ensembles.

Ms. Hale completed an MPerf in Historical Performance with Distinction at the Royal College of Music in London, winning the McKenna Prize for Baroque Music, and also holds degrees in Violin Performance from Houghton College (BMus) and Penn State University (MMus). Emily received a full scholarship to the Oberlin Baroque Performance Institute. Her teachers have included Cynthia Roberts, Julie Andrijeski, Catherine Martin, Adrian Butterfield, James Lyon and Lin He.