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nyc early music bbc 2The BBC produced two program(me)s about New York City’s burgeoning early music community. GEMS Executive Director Gene Murrow was interviewed at the start to “set the scene,” followed by interviews with several early music directors in the City, including Julian Wachner at Trinity Wall Street, Robert Mealy at Juilliard and Quicksilver Baroque, Gwen Toth and Dongsok Shin of REBEL and ARTEK, Jolle Greenleaf of TENET, Wen Yang of New York Baroque Incorporated, and Jeffrey Grossman of The Sebastians. There are also several musical examples to enjoy!.

Here's a link to the recorded broadcast:

It was a pleasure to work with those folks; let's hope "there will always be an England."

GEMS is a non-profit corporation that supports and promotes the artists and organizations in New York devoted to early music— the music of the Middle Ages, Renaissance, Baroque, and early Classical periods.