Featured Artist

Martin Davids

A "devoted Baroque artist and performer of considerable note” (Jack Neal, KUNR-FM), Martin Davids is concertmaster of Brandywine Baroque (DE), Chicago Galant Consort, Bach Collegium of Ft. Wayne, Bella Voce Sinfonia, and is a founding member of Duo le Fils. He is principal second violin with the Haymarket Opera Company and Baroque Chamber Orchestra of Colorado. In Chicago, he also plays with Ars Antigua and Music of the Baroque. In the summer, he performs at the Staunton Music Festival (VA) and Green Lake Festival of Music (WI). Other ensembles he has played with include Indianapolis Baroque Orchestra, Ensemble Galilei, Chicago Opera Theater, Central City Opera, Aradia, Toronto Consort, and numerous others across Canada and the U.S. Mr. Davids earned the prestigious Performer Diploma in Baroque violin from Indiana University where he studied with Stanley Ritchie. He also received a Masters degree from the University of Michigan. In addition to being featured on numerous well-reviewed recordings, he has published a book of arrangements of J.S. Bach's solo violin fugues for two violins entitled Bachfor2.

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Celebrating The Baroque In Colorado” by Kyle MacMillan, EARLY MUSIC AMERICA Magazine