Bach

Bach's Cantata 170 Vergnügte Ruh, Domenico Scarlatti's Cantata Salve Regina, and Handel opera and oratorio arias from Saul, Giulio Cesare, Orlando, Rinaldo, and Serse

Directed by Jeffrey Thomas
Four Performances in The Bay Area, CA
April 18-21

Bach

Ian Howell makes his Berkshire Choral Festival debut singing the lead role in Handel's Solomon.

Directed by Kent Tritle

One Performance in Sheffield, MA
July 26

Handel's Messiah with:
John Scott Conducting

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Two Performances in New York, NY at Saint Thomas 5th Ave Church

December 9th and 11th at 7:30 p.m.

Handel's Messiah with:
Jeffrey Thomas Conducting

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Three Performances in The Bay Area, CA

December 18th and 19th
in San Francisco, CA
December 20th in Davis, CA



Debut Solo CD with The American Bach Soloists

Ian Howell will join conductor Jeffrey Thomas and The American Bach Soloists to record a CD of beautiful baroque music. Repertory includes: Bach's Cantata 170 Vergnügte Ruh, Domenico Scarlatti's Cantata Salve Regina, and Handel opera and oratorio arias from Saul, Giulio Cesare, Orlando, and Serse. We will be recording this material April of 2008 for a December release on Delos. The CD will be available for purchase on this website, iTunes, Magnamusic, and in stores.

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Premiere of Songs by Pablo Ortiz

Ian Howell premiered a set of three songs written by Pablo Ortiz during a concert at UC Davis in Davis, CA. Russ Irwin commissioned these pieces for me to texts by Rosario Castellanos. Listen to a recording of the second movement, Elegia, by clicking here.

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Article in the Marin Independent Journal

In anticipation of his debut with the American Bach Soloists, Ian Howell was interviewed for an article in the Marin Independent Journal.

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PBO Bach cantatas concert review

Ian Howell was mentioned in The Oregonian in a review of his February 17th performance with the Portland Baroque Orchestra

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Beginner's Ear

Ian Howell's recital program Beginner's Ear was previewed in a full page article in the New Haven Advocate, written by Daniel Stephen Johnson.

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New York Times Review

Ian Howell received a mention in the New York Times for his December 19th Carnegie Hall performance of Messiah with Music Sacra.

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Carnegie Hall Stern Auditorium Debut

Ian Howell stepped in for an indisposed David Walker to sing three performances of Messiah in Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium. Kent Tritle conducted the first performance (12/18/08) with The Oratorio Society of New York and the following two performances (12/19, 21/08) with Music Sacra.

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