Upcoming Performances

Messiah 2020: In Soli - tüde

Messiah 2020: In Soli - tüde

Sundays in Advent, 3PM


A four-part online documentary on one of the most celebrated works of the Baroque canon, from the perspective of the musicians under the yoke of a global pandemic.
Bourbon Baroque presents the "solo" material from Händel's oratorio Messiah, including a behind the scenes look of the production process, interviews with stakeholders, and illuminating one-on-one conversations with the musicians on how they have navigated the Covid-19 experience.

ADVENT I (Nov. 29): David Rugger, bass-baritone
ADVENT II (Dec. 6): Zackery Morris, tenor
ADVENT III (Dec. 13): Allison Gish, mezzo-soprano
ADVENT IV (Dec. 20): Emily Yocum Black, soprano


Alice Culin-Ellison, violin
Sarah Cranor, violin/viola
Lara Turner, cello
John Austin Clark, harpsichord

New Lens: Philip Glass

New Lens: Philip Glass


Bourbon Baroque performs the music of American minimalist icon Philip Glass.

Recent Performances

Le Pouvoir de L'Amour: Nicolas Fortin Memorial Concert

Saturday, February 8, 2020, 7:30PM

Bourbon Baroque
John Austin Clark & Alice Culin-Ellison, directors

Featuring past scholarship recipients:
Paulina Francisco, soprano 2018
Seth Van Embden, viola 2019

Phoebe Gelzer-Gavatos, violin
Michael Hill, viola
Lara Turner, cello
David Walker, theorbo

Tim Faulkner Gallery
991 Logan St.
Louisville, KY 40203

$20 suggested donation (no tickets)

TFG Art Bar will be open for all of your libation needs before, during, and after the concert!

All proceeds to benefit the Nicolas Fortin Scholarship

La Chandeleur

Sunday, January 26, 2020, 6PM

Music in observance of the halfway point between Winter Solstice and Spring Equinox

Performed on period instruments by

Bourbon Baroque
Alice Culin-Ellison, violin
John Austin Clark, harpsichord

A Golden Wire
Parker Ramsay, baroque harp
Arnie Tanimoto, viola da gamba

with Jason Steigerwalt, baritone

Maddox & Rose
900 E. Main Street, Ste. 104
Louisville, Kentucky 40206

Signature candles and cocktails by Maddox & Rose and Kentucky Peerless

Sweet and Savory Crepes made to order by Wiltshire Pantry, using ingredients infused with Kentucky Peerless Bourbon, are available for purchase

$40 online
$50 at door