FALL CONCERT: Gerusalemme Liberata Saturday, October 26, 2013 at 8 pm HOLIDAY CONCERT: More Mozartian Masterpieces! Sunday, December 29, 2013 at 4 pm
SPRING CONCERT: Monteverdi to Mielczewski Friday, March 28, 2014 at 8 pm
THE ART OF THE EARLY KEYBOARD SERIES Music of Beethoven Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 8 pm Music of Bach Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 8 pm See below for complete info on each concert...
Tickets for 2013-2014 Please note: All seating is now reserved
FALL, HOLIDAY AND SPRING CONCERTS $50 Preferred; $40 ($30 seniors) Reserved (center & balcony); $30 ($15 seniors) Rear & Partial view. Students $15 at door only
ART OF THE EARLY KEYBOARD CONCERTS All seats $25 ($15 seniors) Students $15 at door only.
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MAIN EVENTS SERIES
FALL CONCERT Gerusalemme Liberata Saturday, October 26, 2013 at 8 pm Pre-concert lecture at 7:00 pm, Dr. Barbara Hanning
St. Michael’s Church Amsterdam Avenue & West 100th Street Manhattan
Torquato Tasso’s epic poem Gerusalemme Liberata inspired Italian Renaissance and baroque madrigal composers for over 50 years, with its tales of love, war, and betrayal during the Crusades. ARTEK will present 16th-century madrigal settings by Giaches de Wert and Claudio Monteverdi, two of the great madrigal masters, together with 17th-century monody and additional madrigal settings by Rovetta, Mazzocchi, and others.
Featuring the renowned ARTEK singers: Laura Heimes, Barbara Hollinshead, Ryland Angel, Philip Anderson, and Peter Becker, together with members of ARTEK’s outstanding continuo band.
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HOLIDAY CONCERT More Mozartian Masterpieces! Sunday, December 29, 2013 at 4 pm
Immanuel Lutheran Church 122 East 88th Street at Lexington Avenue Manhattan
Back by popular demand: a post-Christmas holiday concert of more fabulous music by the beloved Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. This year, we present instrumental music, opera overtures, and opera arias from Così fan tutte, Abduction from the Seraglio, and more.
Featuring ARTEK’s outstanding classical orchestra led by Cynthia Freivogel and opera soloists Sarah Chalfy, Eric Brenner, Philip Anderson, and Peter Becker.
SPRING CONCERT Monteverdi to Mielczewski Friday, March 28, 2014 at 8 pm Pre-concert lecture at 7:00 pm, Dr. Sara Ruhle Kyle
St. Ignatius of Antioch Church 552 West End Avenue at West 87th Street Manhattan
ARTEK returns to the the great large-scale sacred music of the 17th century, presenting masterpieces by Italians Claudio Monteverdi and Tarquinio Merula; German composer Johann Rosenmüller, well-known to ARTEK audiences from our stunning concerts in February 2012; and Marçin Mielczewski, the most famous, and astonishingly excellent, 17th-century Polish composer. Over twenty musicians will participate in this festive performance!
Featured artists will be the musicians of Les Sacqueboutiers de Toulouse, the world-famous French historical brass ensemble of cornetti and sacbuts. The ARTEK singers, strings (led by Enrico Gatti), and continuo players will join them in full force to bring you another evening of glorious 17th-century masterpieces, directed by Gwendolyn Toth.
ART OF THE EARLY KEYBOARD SERIES
Both concerts at: Immanuel Lutheran Church 122 East 88th Street at Lexington Avenue
Music of Beethoven Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 8 pm
An evening of songs and keyboard music by one of the greatest musical geniuses of all time, Ludwig van Beethoven.
Nathaniel Watson, baritone with Gwendolyn Toth, fortepiano
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Music of Bach Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 8 pm
Sublime music of Johann Sebastian Bach: Concerto for 2 harpsichords in C minor; Concerto for violin in A minor; Cantata 209, Non sa che sia dolore; Cantata 211, Coffee Cantata.
With Laura Heimes, soprano; Peter Becker, bass-baritone; Cynthia Freivogel, violin; Immanuel Davis, flute; Dongsok Shin and Gwendolyn Toth, harpsichords; and members of the ARTEK orchestra.