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FEATURED EVENTS

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House of Time
Date Sat, 24 Sep 2022 7:30 pm

HoT Vivaldi soloistsVivaldi Concerto Festival

Concertos featuring guests Krista Bennion Feeney, Stephen Schultz, Aniela...

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Voices of Music
Thu, 6 Oct 2022 7:30 pm
VoM Lowry

New York City Debut Concert

The award-winning early music ensemble Voices of Music, led by...

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Midtown Concerts

Thursdays at 1:15pm; September–June

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NEWS

  • Founder Gene Murrow Retires as Executive Director
    It is with great pride and a touch of wistfulness that I announce my retirement as Executive Director of Gotham Early Music Scene (GEMS). I write to thank you for your loyal support over these 15 years since our founding. Together, we built an orga...
    Richard Taruskin Remembered
    GEMS mourns the passing of Richard Taruskin, one of the world's foremost musicologists, and a founding member of the New York-based Aulos ensemble. Richard was a scholar of extraordinary conviction who never suffered fools gladly, and his voice will ...
    Allen Whear In Memoriam (1957–2022)
    Baltimore's Pro Musica Rara will hold a memorial concert for Allen Whear on Sunday, June 5, 2022 at 3:30 pm. Details & tickets here Allen Whear, (1957–2022) baroque cellist and viola da gamba specialist passed away February 10, 2022. Th...
    GEMS Face Masks
    Face masks will be on sale at GEMS in-person events. We are not currently selling them online. ...
    Music Libraries for Sale
      We have two libraries from Lucy Cross and Celine Karraker and are making them available to the general public as a benefit for GEMS. As we've been going through some of the materials, we have come across a number of interesting memorabilia, ...

 


CLASSIFIEDS

  • Zoe Vandermeer
    Voice and harp lessons with Zoe Vandermeer Zoe Vandermeer is a dramatic coloratura soprano and triple harpist and teaches singing, historical and lever ha...
    A Novel for Early Music Lovers
    A Novel for Early Music Lovers Hidden River Press announces the publication of The Secret Music at Tordesillas, a novel in which Early Music plays a starr...

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