Upcoming Events

Montana Early Music Festival
Helena, Missoula, Bozeman,Butte, MT
Bach Christmas Oratorio
More info

Seattle Recorder Society
Seattle, WA
Lecture: “Sound an Alarm: Or, How to Play Trumpet Calls Without Getting Thrown in Jail”
More info

Urbana 415
Champaign-Urbana, IL and Indianapolis, IN
3.29.19 and 3.31.19
Handel Messiah
More info

Early Music Vancouver
Vancouver, BC
Handel Coronation Odes and Ode for Queen Mary
More info

Portland Baroque
Portland, OR
Mozart Jupiter Symphony, Piano Concerto 24
More info

Pacific MusicWorks
Seattle, WA
Handel Samson
More info

Baroque Music Festival
Corona del Mar, CA
Bach Magnificat and Orchestral Suite No. 4
More info

Staunton Music Festival
Staunton, VA
8.16.19 – 8.25.19
Highlights include: Handel Theodora, Mozart Magic Flute, Beethoven Symphony No. 3, Bach Tönet ihr Pauken, Rittler Ciaconna
More info


Review: Monica Huggett’s Women’s Ensemble Brings Great Inspiration to VivaldiSeen and Heard International, 4/1/18

Review: Sunny Tafelmusik Delights Soggy SeattleThe Sun Break, 11/4/16

Review: Apollo’s Fire Resplendent Purcell, The Plain Dealer, 10/10/16

Review: Baroque Orchestra opens season with spectacular Bach, The Vancouver Sun, 9/20/15

A Strong Showing from Pacific Baroque in Bach and Telemann, Seen and Heard International, 9/22/15

Bourbon Baroque Delivers a Delightful Messiah Arts Louisville 12/2/13

Review: Israel in Egypt an all-star event at Early Music Fest in Vancouver, The Vancouver Sun, 8/8/13

Spring Baroque Concert Promises New, Old Twist on Call to Post, WFPL News, 4/22/13

Portland Opera’s “Rinaldo” a Baroque fun-filled fantasy, Oregon Music News, 3/21/13

Preview: La Voce di Gabriele, Melinda Bargreen, 2/11/13

Portland Baroque Orchestra, Vivaldi: Gloria, Oregon Arts Watch, 10/16/12

Kris Kwapis masterclass at University of Louisville, International Trumpet Guild, 2/22/12

‘Messiah’ Review: Conductor Eric Milnes puts his stamp on Portland Baroque Orchestra’s performance, The Oregonian, 12/17/11

A Nod to St. Cecilia, Patron Despite Herself, New York Times, 11/25/11

Performance Today Highlights Early Music Performances, Classical 101, 6/14/11

An Exploration of the World That Made Bach and That Bach RemadeNew York Times, 5/17/11

New Artist Diploma in Early Music, Cornish, 5/2/11

Sound the trumpet, The Gathering Note, 4/27/11

The sounds of history – playing the past, Clarkston News, 12/29/10

Brandon native part of performance honored in New York Magazine, Oakland Press, 12/26/10

Handel’s Old Testament Dramas Revived in New York, New York Times, 10/17/10

Cornish College of the Arts Announces Expansion of Early Music Program, Cornish, 2/24/10

WPR: Interview, Wisconsin Public Radio, 7/14/08

The Angelic Voices of David and Jonathas, The Dressing, 5/2/08

Classic Viennese Music, the Prequel, New York Times, 1/15/07

Fans of Esoteric Emerge, New York Sun, 1/15/07

WUWM: Lake Effect with Spiritus Collective, WUMN, 11/3/06

Spiritus Collective excels, Pittsburgh Post Gazette, 12/13/05

Horn and Voice in Proportion, New York Times, 10/4/04

Listen to Kris:

Here is the Music Player. You need to installl flash player to show this cool thing!