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FEATURED EVENTS

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  • Oct 11 at 7:30pm - Abendmusik
    Lachrimae, or Seaven Teares Figured in Seaven Passionate Pavans and several other dancesby John Dowland Bacheler of Musicke with guests:Christopher Morrongiello, luteRosamund Morley, viola da gamba There is no doubt that one of the most popular mel...

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Midtown Concerts Upcoming Events

  • September 19, 2019 - Empfindsamer Trio
    An Afternoon of Bach. Written in the last year of his life, the flute quartets of C.P.E. Bach are among some of the finest offerings of the empfindsa...
  • September 26, 2019 - Eurasia Consort
    Sogdians Journey along the Silk Road. Among the Asians who traveled to China in early medieval times were the Sogdians. They were attracted by China'...
  • October 3, 2019 - House of Time
    The Dream of Ulisses, the Madness of Medea. Two major classic French works for soprano and "symphonie" are the anchors for this musical flight of fan...
  • October 10, 2019 - Collectio Musicorum
    Music of Robert Johnson--the Heretic Priest. Robert Johnson was a 16th Scottish composer/priest who escaped execution for heresy during the Reformati...

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NEWS

  • Tickets for sale!
      Tickets are now for sale on our website for the following concerts/series: ARTEK 2019-2020 Season Parthenia 2019-2020 Season Trinity Wall Street Church Messiah, December 2019   Click here for more info about ordering tickets on...
    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, ...

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.