Tafelmusik Chamber Choir presents Bach Motets & Company, the fourth rendition of their intimate concert experience, combining works by the Bach family with motets by two of J.S. Bach’s predecessors at St. Thomas Church in Leipzig. Woven between the motets will be traditional sacred Georgian music sung by Ori Shalva, led by Shalva Makharashvili. The juxtaposition of […]
An intimate performance of a seminal work for Lent. Pergolesi’s seminal Stabat Mater has become a treasured staple among Italian works for the lenten season. TENET offers an intimate, one to a part performance for singers, string quartet and continuo. TENET explores florid sonatas by Isabella Leonarda, who lived and composed one generation before Pergolesi […]
Pre-Concert lecture 6:30 pm These three major cities in Renaissance Europe were centers of art and learning, as well as the seats of the power of the Habsburg and Wittlesbach families. These families, in the persons of Duke Albrecht V of Bavaria and Holy Roman Emperors Maximilian II and his son Rudolf II, patronized such […]
The Historical Flutes Committee of the National Flute Association of America warmly invites all flutists to join our session which will showcase flutes from the Renaissance, Baroque, and late Classical periods. We'll demonstrate how flutes differed throughout the centuries and explain how the construction of instruments reflected the repertoire it was meant to play. In […]
Louis XIV of France surrounded himself with elite musicians, including the guitarist, violinist and composer Jean-Baptiste Lully, who helped make the court an international center of the performing arts. Na'ama Lion & Peter Bloom, baroque flutes, Carol Lewis, viola da gamba, and Olav Chris Henriksen, baroque guitar & theorbo will perform trios by Lully, Gaultier, […]
PRESS RELEASE The regular Mountainside concert schedule will resume on Sunday, March 10th with “ABOUT THE MAYPOLE: THE TUDOR ROSE & THE SHAKESPEAREAN TRADITION.” The music of Elizabethan and Jacobean England is closely associated with the madrigal and lute. Though beginning as an imitation of the older Italian tradition, the English Composers, especially Thomas Morley, Thomas Weelkes, and […]
Early Music Access Project offers a world premiere from composer James Dargan that features vocal soloists Brianna Robinson, Patrick Dailey, and the composer himself, accompanied by strings and organ. For this new work, AMASS, Dargan has married two musical styles he has grown up singing, embedding the spirituals of the Black churches he attended as […]
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