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Event Listing for Early Music and Historical Performances
 
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There are 15 events for months November.

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THURSDAY, November 2, 2017 at 7PM
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WHO: The Transfiguration Camerata
WHAT: A Mass for All Souls Day - A musical offering of Bach’s Cantata 106: "Gottes Zeit ist der beste Zeit" (God’s Time is the Best Time). Marie Marquis and Christian Kay, sopranos; Joe Redd, alto; Ben Thomas, tenor; and Dominick Matsko, baritone. Claudia Dumschat, conductor.
WHERE: Church of the Transfiguration, 1 East 29th Street, (between Fifth and Madison), New York, NY 10016
PRESENTED BY: Church of the Transfiguration
ADMISSION: free
CONTACT: (917) 825-7504
WEB: http://www.littlechurch.org
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THURSDAY, November 2, 2017 at 8:00pm
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WHO: Ensemble Leonarda (Susan Graham, flute; Claire Smith Bermingham, violin; Matt Zucker, cello; Nancy Kito, harpsichord. With Lauren Alfano-Ishida, soprano; Jose Pietri-Coimbre, violin; Jason Priset, guitar.)
WHAT: - Presenting a collaboration with Filmelodic’s "La Folia" project (film & live music). A visual anthology, this 12-minute film is drawn from the imaginations of over a dozen different people, inspired by “La Folia”. Music by Geminiani, Bach, & others.
WHERE: Marc A. Scorca Hall-National Opera Center, 330 Seventh Avenue, 7th floor, New York, NY 10001
ADMISSION: $20 ($15 students/seniors)
CONTACT: 917-214-8714
WEB: http://www.ensembleleonarda.com/events
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SUNDAY, November 5, 2017 at 3PM
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WHO: Grand Harmonie
WHAT: This Just In: A World Premiere from Prague - Paul Miller joins Maureen Murchie in the world premiere of a concerto for two violas d’amore by Franz Götz. Along with a pair of concerti from CPE and JC Bach, this program explores the Galant concerto with soloists Leon Schelhase and Sarah Paysnick.
WHERE: Saint Ignatius of Antioch, 552 West End Ave, New york, NY
ADMISSION: $15 - 30
CONTACT: info@grandharmonie.org
WEB: http://http://www.grandharmonie.org/2017-2018/2017/11/5/this-just-in
E-MAIL: info@grandharmonie.org
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SUNDAY, November 5, 2017 at 4PM
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WHO: ALLA FRANCESCA (Brigitte Lesne and Pierre Hamon, directors
Nolwenn Le Guern, Michaël Grébil, Lior Leibovici)
WHAT: Juifs et Trouvères;  Jewish Songs of the 13th Century in Old French and Hebrew - Alla francesca reconstructs songs from manuscripts of the Jewish communities living in Northern France in the second half of the 13th century. The songs accompanied by varied medieval instruments.
WHERE: Corpus Christi Church, 529 West 121st Street, New York, NY 10027
PRESENTED BY: Music Before 1800
ADMISSION: Contact for pricing and tickerts
CONTACT: 212-666-9266
WEB: http://mb1800.org/concert/alla-francesca-2/
E-MAIL: mb1800info@gmail.com
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SUNDAY, November 5, 2017 at 7:30PM
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WHO: The Dryden Ensemble
WHAT: From Corelli to Bach: Make It A Double! - Glorious concertos by masters of the form: Corelli, Vivaldi, Muffat, Handel, and Bach,
including the Bach Double for two violins, Vivaldi's double concertos for pairs of oboes and cellos, and Handel's Concerto Grosso in B-flat, Op.3, no.2

WHERE: Miller Chapel, Princeton Theological Seminary, 64 Mercer Street, Princeton, NJ 08540
ADMISSION: $25 general admission; free to students with ID
CONTACT: Jane McKinley
WEB: http://www.drydenensemble.org
E-MAIL: drydenensemble@gmail.com
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MONDAY, November 6, 2017 at 8PM
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WHO: The Clarion Orchestra (Steve Fox, Conductor)
WHAT: The Clarion Orchestra Performs Handel's Water Music And Music For the Royal Fireworks - Clarion opens its 60th anniversary season with a celebratory performance of Handel’s Music for the Royal Fireworks and Water Music, two of the most beloved orchestral works of the Baroque era.
WHERE: The Church of St. Thomas More, 65 East 89th Street, (Subway: # 4,5 or 6 Train to 96th St./Lexington, New York, NY
ADMISSION: Tickets $35/50/75 at clarionsociety.org
CONTACT: For press tickets and information, please contact Marc Day at 212.580.5700 or mday@clarionsociety.org
WEB: clarionsociety.org
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THURSDAY, November 16, 2017 at 8PM
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WHO: Jessica Gould, Elena Biscuola, Loren Ludwig, Charles Weaver, Elliot Figg
WHAT: From Ghetto to Cappella: Interfaith Exchanges in the Music of Baroque Italy - Repertoire of religious interchange at a time of great oppression, most recently presented at Temple Emanu-El with the Carnegie Hall La Serenissima Festival, in Italy at the Teatro all'Antica di Sabbioneta & the Great Synagogue of Florence.



WHERE: Brotherhood Synagogue, 28 Gramercy Park South, NY, NY 10003
PRESENTED BY: Salon/Sanctuary Concerts
ADMISSION: $25/$35/$50
CONTACT: 1 888 718 4253
WEB: http://www.salonsanctuary.org
AUDIO: https://soundcloud.com/jessica-gould-soprano/maoz-tsur-as-notated-by-benedetto-marcello-in-1724-jessica-gould-soprano
E-MAIL: salonsanctuaryconcerts@gmail.com
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FRIDAY, November 17, 2017 at 7:30PM
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WHO: Academy of Sacred Drama (Jeremy Rhizor, director and violin
Prof. Jane Tylus, guest speaker (Nov 18th only)

Emily Misch, Giuditta
Nils Neubert, Testo
Peter Walker, Ozia
Daniel Moody, Olofernes
Sarah Hawkey, Vagao (eunuch of Olofernes)
WHAT: Modern-Day World Premiere of Domenico Freschi’s 1705 oratorio, Giuditta - The Modern-Day World Premiere of Domenico Freschi’s 1705 oratorio, Giuditta: an unstaged Italian-language musical drama featuring the story of Judith from the deuterocanonical Book of Judith.
WHERE: Good Shepherd Episcopal Church, 236 E 31st St, New York, NY 10016
ADMISSION: $50 premium, $25 general, $15 student/teacher
CONTACT: contact@academyofsacreddrama.org
WEB: https://academyofsacreddrama.org/freschis-giuditta/
E-MAIL: contact@academyofsacreddrama.org
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FRIDAY, November 17, 2017 at 7:30PM
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WHO: House of Time (Tatiana Daubek, violin
Kyle Miller, viola
Gonzalo X. Ruiz, oboe
Beiliang Zhu, cello)
WHAT: Viennese Masters: Mozart, Haydn, and Beethoven - From Mozart's mercurial grace, and the endless wit of Haydn, to the explosive, revolutionary strains of Beethoven, this concert brings together the three giants of late eighteenth century Vienna.
WHERE: The Lounge at Hudson View Gardens , 128 Pinehurst Ave. , New York, NY 10023
PRESENTED BY: House of Time
ADMISSION: $20 general/$10 student/senior
CONTACT: tatianadaubek@gmail.com
WEB: http://http://www.houseoftimemusic.org
AUDIO: http://http://www.houseoftimemusic.org/audio
E-MAIL: tatianadaubek@gmail.com
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SATURDAY, November 18, 2017 at 5 pm
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WHO: ARTEK (Sarah Chalfy, soprano; Laurie Heimes, soprano; Barbara Hollinshead, mezzo; Ryland Angel, countertenor; Philip Anderson, tenor; Peter Becker, bass-baritone; Gwendolyn Toth, director)
WHAT: Lasciatemi Morire: Beyond Monteverdi - A theatrical take on Monteverdi's famous lament from the lost opera Arianna. Our superb madrigal singers and the magnificent (and sassy!) Queen Ariadne herself, bring you beautiful madrigals, haunting solos, and the enchanting story of Ariadne.
WHERE: The Flea Theater, 20 Thomas Street, Tribeca, New York, NY
PRESENTED BY: ARTEK
ADMISSION: $40-$50
CONTACT: Gwendolyn Toth
WEB: http://www.artekearlymusic.org
AUDIO: https://www.youtube.com/user/ARTEKearlymusic
E-MAIL: artekgwent@aol.com
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SATURDAY, November 18, 2017 at 7:30PM
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WHO: Baroque in the Fields (Melissa Fogarty, soprano with Leah Nelson, violin, Motomi Igarashi, viola da gamba, Jennifer Griesbach, harpsichord)
WHAT: Love on the Brink, c. 1700 - Unrestrained chamber cantatas & exquisite chamber music from the court of Louis XIV.
Montéclair’s La Mort de Didon, Clérambault’s Medée
WHERE: The Church of St. Luke in the Fields, 487 Hudson Street, New York, NY
PRESENTED BY: Baroque in the Fields
ADMISSION: free of charge
CONTACT: Leah Nelson
WEB: http://www.leahgalenelson.com
E-MAIL: leahgale@gmail.com
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SATURDAY, November 18, 2017 at 7:30PM
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WHO: House of Time (Tatiana Daubek, violin
Kyle Miller, viola
Gonzalo X. Ruiz, oboe
Beiliang Zhu, cello)
WHAT: Viennese Masters: Mozart, Haydn, and Beethoven - From Mozart's mercurial grace, and the endless wit of Haydn, to the explosive, revolutionary strains of Beethoven, this concert brings together the three giants of late eighteenth century Vienna.
WHERE: Holy Trinity Lutheran Church , 3 West 65th street, (entrance on Central Park West), New York, NY 10033
PRESENTED BY: House of Time
ADMISSION: $35 general/$20 senior/$10 student
CONTACT: tatianadaubek@gmail.com
WEB: http://http://www.houseoftimemusic.org
AUDIO: http://http://www.houseoftimemusic.org/audio
E-MAIL: tatianadaubek@gmail.com
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SATURDAY, November 18, 2017 at 8:00PM
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WHO: Ars Antiqua (Mark Kramer, Viola da Gamba; Ilana Davidson, Soprano; Krista Bennion Feeney & Rachel Evans, Baroque Violin; Anne Briggs, Baroque Flute; Geoffrey Burgess, Baroque Oboe; Leon Schelhase, Harpsichord; Hideki Yamaya, Baroque Guitar)
WHAT: City of Light: Philidor, Paris & the Rococo Museum - Music of François-André Danican Philidor from L'art de la modulation and newly discovered works. Gala Champagne CD Launch party after the concert.
WHERE: Historic Church of St. Mary the Virgin, 191 South Greeley Avenue, Chappaqua, NY 10514
PRESENTED BY: Ars Antiqua
ADMISSION: $35.00 $40.00 $50.00
CONTACT: 914-238-8015
WEB: http://www.ars-antiqua.org
E-MAIL: mark@susanlawrence.com
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SATURDAY, November 18, 2017 at 9 pm
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WHO: ARTEK (Sarah Chalfy, soprano; Laurie Heimes, soprano; Barbara Hollinshead, mezzo; Ryland Angel, countertenor; Philip Anderson, tenor; Peter Becker, bass-baritone; Gwendolyn Toth, director)
WHAT: Lasciatemi Morire: Beyond Monteverdi - A theatrical take on Monteverdi's famous lament from the lost opera Arianna. Our superb madrigal singers and the magnificent (and sassy!) Queen Ariadne herself, bring you beautiful madrigals, haunting solos, and the enchanting story of Ariadne.
WHERE: The Flea Theater, 20 Thomas Street, Tribeca, New York, NY
PRESENTED BY: ARTEK
ADMISSION: $40-$50
CONTACT: Gwendolyn Toth
WEB: http://www.artekearlymusic.org
AUDIO: https://www.youtube.com/user/ARTEKearlymusic
E-MAIL: artekgwent@aol.com
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SUNDAY, November 19, 2017 at 4PM
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WHO: QUICKSILVER (Robert Mealy and Julie Andrijeski, violins and directors)
WHAT: Wunderkammer – A Cabinet of Wonder from the 17th Century - Rulers and aristocrats competed to fill their Wunderkammers, or “cabinets of wonder,” with one-of-a-kind objects. 17th-century composers created musical wonders - evident in compositions by Castello, Weckmann, and van Wichel.
WHERE: Corpus Christi Church, 529 West 121st Street, New York, NY 10027
PRESENTED BY: Music Before 1800
ADMISSION: Contact for pricing and tickerts
CONTACT: 212-666-9266
WEB: http://mb1800.org/concert/quicksilver-3/
E-MAIL: mb1800info@gmail.com


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Event calendar printed on 11/22/2017