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Bowling, Animals, & the Ocean

Tesserae Baroque Ensemble

June 30, 2024

Sierra Madre Playhouse
87 W Sierra Madre Blvd
Sierra Madre, CA 91024

Join us for a captivating afternoon of classical and modern music as Sierra Madre Playhouse presents Tesserae Baroque at 2 PM on Sunday. Complimentary champagne included!


Marta Tiesenga

Marta Tiesenga

Baritone Sax/Composer

Ian Pritchard

Ian Pritchard


Joshua Rubin

Joshua Rubin


Andrew McIntosh

Andrew McIntosh


*Appearing through an Agreement between this theatre, Sierra Madre Playhouse, and Actors' Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States.


Immerse yourself in the enchanting world of "Bowling, Animals, and the Ocean" with a talented ensemble of musicians:

Andrew McIntosh, violin and viola

Ian Pritchard, fortepiano

Joshua Rubin, clarinets

Marta Tiesenga, baritone sax

This program promises a delightful journey through a diverse repertoire for winds, piano, and strings, spanning 250 years of musical innovation. The centerpiece of the performance is Mozart's beloved and inventive "Kegelstatt" trio for clarinet, viola, and fortepiano.

But that's just the beginning! The music will also take inspiration from Persian classical poetry, Albanian folk melodies, and even the world of bowling.

And to add a touch of elegance to your experience, we're offering complimentary champagne for our cherished guests.

Tickets range from $30 to $45, so you can choose the perfect seat to enjoy this mesmerizing musical exploration. Don't miss out on this extraordinary afternoon filled with beautiful melodies and artistic diversity. Get your tickets now and join us for a remarkable performance with Tesserae Baroque at Sierra Madre Playhouse.


CPE Bach: Sonata in C Minor, Wq. 78: I. Allegro moderato, violin and fortepiano (c. 1761)

Nina Barzegar: Emancipation Pondering, clarinet (2024), (Los Angeles Premiere)

Andrew McIntosh: Uncertainty and Discreteness: (An animal and the ocean), bass clarinet (2007)

Michael Finnissy: Yso (2007), (Los Angeles Premiere)

Rubin/Tiesenga: Impressions on Lee, bass clarinet and bari Sax, featuring Marta Tiesenga (2024)

CPE Bach: Sonata in C Minor, Wq. 78: II. Adagio ma non troppo, violin and fortepiano

W.A. Mozart: Clarinet Trio in Eb, "Kegelstatt", K. 498, clarinet, viola, fortepiano (1786)

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