Countertenor Gerrod Pagenkopf Sings "Love's Sweet Gamut: Flow my Tears"
November 14, 2009
Ensemble Suave presents “Love’s Sweet Gamut: Flow my Tears” with countertenor Gerrod Pagenkopf, in his Boston debut. . . . featuring rarely-performed Handel cantatas, Dowland, Purcell, Bononcini. Assisted by Jeanne Lucas, soprano, L. Mark Slawson, harpsichord, and Laurie Israel, baroque cello . At Friends Meeting House, Cambridge 5 Longfellow Park (near Harvard Square), Saturday, November 14, 2009 at 7:30 p.m. Admission $12/10. For information, call (617) 472-0084, www.ensemblesuave.com firstname.lastname@example.org Gerrod Pagenkopf has been praised by the Houston Chronicle as having “an elegant bearing and a sweet, even sound.” Mr. Pagenkopf made his professional debut in October 2008 with Amarillo Opera as Prince Orlofsky in Die Fledermaus. Other opera credits include Rinaldo (Rinaldo), Oberon (A Midsummer Night’s Dream), the Refugee (Flight), Tolomeo (Giulio Cesare), Satirino (La Calisto), Arsamenes (Serse), Public Opinion (Orpheus in the Undeworld), the Sorceress, Second Witch, and Messenger (Dido and Aeneas), Actéon (Actéon), and Ottone (L’incoronazione di Poppea). As a concert soloist, Mr. Pagenkopf is a core artist with Ars Lyrica Houston, one of Houston’s premier early music ensembles, and has performed with ensembles including Mercury Baroque, the Bach Society of Houston, the Houston Chamber Choir, the Dominic Walsh Dance Theater, Ballet Florida, Orchestra X (Houston), the Green Bay Symphony, and the Bel Canto Chorus of Milwaukee. He currently resides in Boston.