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  • Fri, March 8 at 8pm - Daphna Mor and Friends
    Vivace! Masters of the Italian, English, German, and French Baroque Daphna Mor, recordersMartha McGaughey, viola da gambaArthur Haas, harpsichord with Daniel S. Lee, violin A note from Daphna: "For quite some time I have longed to create a recita...
    Mar 10 at 4pm - Parthenia & ARTEK
    ARTEK AL NAHAROT BAVEL (By the Waters of Babylon) Jewish musicians at the courts of England and Italy Esteemed NYC ensembles ARTEK and Parthenia offer a glorious concert of music by Jewish composers of the Renaissance and Baroque. Madrigals, fanta...

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Midtown Concerts Upcoming Events

  • February 21, 2019 - Tableau Vivant
    Telemann in Paris Part Two. In 1737 Georg Philip Telemann journeyed to Paris at the enthusiastic and long-standing invitation of four distinguished F...
  • February 28, 2019 - Anima
    ANIMA MUNDI: The Cosmos Shimmers. From the mysteries of the musical proportions of the World Soul to the comic messes caused by love and the senses, ...
  • March 7, 2019 - bro/\dside
    Restored. Restored highlights the modernity and creativity which formed and fermented in Cromwell’s London, bursting free after the Commonwealth pe...

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  • 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, ...
    Tickets for sale!
    Tickets are now for sale on our website for the following concerts/series: Abendmusik 2018-2019 Season ARTEK 2018-2019 Season Mannes Baroque Chamber Players - Sat, Dec 1 Juilliard415 in Wilton, CT - Sun, Dec 2 Parthenia 2018-2019 Season Trinity...

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 Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, and early Classical periods.