Salish Sea Early Music Festival presents ‘Airs of the Baroque’ Jan. 10 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

The 2015 Salish Sea Early Music Festival commences with a concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 10, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 2117 Walnut St., with guest soprano Lydia Brotherton from Berlin, Pacific MusicWorks director Stephen Stubbs on theorbo (a plucked instrument in the lute family), and Salish Sea Early Music Festival director and baroque flutist Jeffrey Cohan.

The fifth annual festival includes cantatas by Nicolas Bernier and Antonio Vivaldi; airs by Le Sieur Bouvard; and German arias by Georg Friedrich Händel, performed on period instruments.

Suggested donation is $15 to $25, free for people 18 and younger. Details: salishseafestival.org, 360-733-2890.