Carlene Stober, viola da gamba
Gabriel Shuford, harpsichord

The great French baroque viol virtuoso
Marin Marais exhibits his unfettered
creativity and moods ranging from
turbulent to reflective to elegant and
more. "The labyrinth" is a fantasy with
surprises around every corner.

Marin Marais
from Suitte d'un goût étranger,
Pièces de viole du quatrième Livre 1717
La tartarine
La rêveuse

François Couperin
Les baricades mistérieuses

from Suitte d'un goût étranger
Rondeau le bijou
Le tourbillon
Le labyrinthe
labyrinth graphic by Tobias Rütten / photo by Ed Matthew

Midtown Concerts
A Free Concert on November 12 at 1:15 pm
Midtown Concerts at St. Bartholomew's Church
Park Ave at 51st St in Manhattan
Carlene Stober, viola da gamba
Gabriel Shuford, harpischord
Carlene Stober is continuo cellist for Bach Vespers at
Holy Trinity and is a member of Empire Viols and the
Grenser Trio. In addition to performing with many
ensembles, she has appeared on Prairie Home
Companion, performed with the Utah Shakespearean
Festival and was featured musician in Theatre for a
New Audience's production of "Pericles" at the Brooklyn
Academy of Music. On modern cello, she is a member of
the Lake George Opera Festival Orchestra. She holds
bachelor's and master's degrees in performance from
the Eastman School of Music.
Harpsichordist Gabriel Shuford has performed with a
wide range of ensembles including the Chamber Music
Society of Lincoln Center, the Orchestra of St. Luke’s,
L’Opéra Français de New York, Past Perfect and the
Texas Early Music Project. In 2007 he was awarded
top prize at the 6th International Mae and Irving
Jurow Harpsichord Competition at the University of
North Texas. He holds a DMA in Early Music from the
State University of New York at Stony Brook.