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Indianapolis Baroque Orchestra
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Internationally renowned Baroque flutist and conductor Barthold Kuijken is IndyBaroque’s artistic director. Indianapolis Baroque Orchestra and IndyBaroque Chamber Players concerts take place at the Indiana History Center and the University of Indianapolis, where the Indianapolis Baroque Orchestra has been ensemble-in-residence since 1999.
The members of the group perform on instruments built between about 1600 and 1750, or replicas thereof, including instruments not in common use today, such as the theorbo, the violone, the sackbut, wooden one-keyed flutes, valveless trumpets, and the harpsichord.
Our mission is to perform and promote music of the 17th and 18th centuries using period instruments and historically informed performance practices. We believe in enriching, educating, and inspiring the Indiana community and beyond by fostering connections between the past and the present.
Music has the power to transcend the divisive boundaries of our modern society, connecting us to our shared human experiences. Music leads us to reconcile our core beliefs and values with how they interact within our society. IndyBaroque’s Board of Directors, Artistic Director, Staff, and Musicians stand against racism, inequality, and oppression. We believe in justice, inclusion, understanding and equality. We pledge to continue to work towards creating a more accessible and inclusive art form in collaboration with our community.