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Abendmusik Color 2 maybeWilliam White is one of the least well-known composers in Jacobean England. He is believed to be a contemporary of Byrd, Gibbons, Tomkins, Ford, Coprario, etc. His fantasies are characterized by a brilliant ability to pair two instruments together in featured sections and weaving a tasteful and spirited tapestry of melody throughout.

Judson Griffin, baroque violin
Małgorzata Ziemnicka, baroque violin
Lawrence Lipnik, viola da gamba
Carlene Stober, viola da gamba
Patricia Ann Neely, viola da gamba
Rosamund Morley, viola da gamba

Abendmusik – New York’s Early Music String Band, explores the entire spectrum of string repertory composed in the renaissance and baroque periods and encompassing the 16th and 17th centuries on period instruments. We present programs that focus feature composers who flourished on the continent of western and eastern Europe as well as the British Isles. 

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.