Ryland Angel, countertenor

Go Yamamoto, Violin, Guest Concertmaster

Go Yamamoto, violin, received his D.M.A. degree in 2010 from the Historical Performance Institute at Indiana University where he studied under Prof. Stanley Ritchie. He has performed with period instrument ensembles in the United States such as New Trinity Baroque, Aston Magna Early Music Festival Orchestra and La Follia Austin Baroque where he has appeared as guest-concertmaster and soloist.

Mr. Yamamoto also directs Ensemble ad Libitum, which has performed to great acclaim in the Bloomington and Boston Early Music Festivals. In 2012, Mr. Yamamoto moved to Cologne, Germany to further his studies at the Hochschule für Musik und Tanz under Prof. Richard Gwilt. He has since concertized with Capella Augustina under Andreas Spering, alongside world-class artists such as Kristian Bezuidenhout, Andreas Staier and Michael Schneider. He recently made his debut at the Festival de Saintes with the Jeune Orchestre Atlantique playing under Philippe Herreweghe.

Since 2012, he is a core member of the critically hailed early music ensemble L'arte del mondo under the direction of Werner Ehrhardt, and has recorded for the Sony Classical, Deutsche Harmonia Mundi, Gutingi and MDG labels.