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405 Guidos EarA medieval feast featuring lively estampie and salterelli contrasted with the hauntingly beautiful music of the Ars Subtilior, performed on rebecs, vielles, bagpipes, shawms, and harp.

Guido's Ear is an early music ensemble specializing in repertoire from the Medieval to the early Baroque, presenting engaging and accessible concerts with a mission to bring the joy and excitement of this music to new audiences. Based in New York City, Guido’s Ear has performed for the Cambridge Society for Early Music, Connecticut Early Music Festival, Vanderbilt University's Great Performances, and The City University of New York among other venues.

Dongmyng Ahn - rebec, vielle
Aaron Brown - rebec, fame-drum
Christa Patton, bagpipe, harp, pipe and tabor, recorder, shawm, ciaramella

 

Midtown Concerts sponsors lunchtime performances of music of the 18th century and earlier for anyone seeking a respite from the midtown hustle and bustle. Ensembles are chosen by a jury of early-music specialists from the metropolitan area.

Location:
The Chapel at St. Bartholomew's Church
50th St. and Park Avenue

Time: 1:15-2:00 pm
All concerts are free; no tickets or reservations are necessary.