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Date Thu, 23 Mar 2023 7:30 pm

Abendmusik Living dangerouslyLiving Dangerously: Strings on Fire in 17th Century Italy

Featuring works by Uccelini,...

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Academy of Sacred Drama
Sat, 25 Mar 2023 7:45 pm
AoSD ensemble

A Change of Heart

The Academy of Sacred Drama presents a powerful Lenten reflection: a...

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Sun, 2 Apr 2023 4:00 pm

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Midtown Concerts

Thursdays at 1:15pm; September–June

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  • March 23 ~ Eurasia Consort
    Silk Road Journey to the East. Watch online here or on YouTube Tomoko Sugawara ~ kugo (ancient Angular harp) August Denhard ~ lut...
  • March 30 ~ ALBA Consort
    Venice – The Republic of Music! Watch online here or on YouTube Margo Andrea ~ mezzo-soprano, vielle, percussion Rex Benincasa ...
  • April 6 ~ Belladonna with Laura Heimes
    Rhythm and Verse: An Exploration of Pulse through Music and Poetry. Watch online here or on YouTube Barbara Weiss ~ harpsichord C...

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  • Notes on the Scene ~ Latest Edition
    Notes on the Scene is published 2–3 times per month, on the 1st, 3rd, and 5th Thursdays. We include concert listings, news, video links, artist showcases and more from New York City's early music scene. Enjoy our latest newsetter, published on Mar...
    Artist Spotlight ~ Arrow Quartet
    March 2023 We recently sat down with violinist Amelia Sie to talk about the Arrow Quartet, GEMS’ newest fiscally sponsored group… Amelia, could you tell us about your quartet members, how you met, why you chose to form an ensemble, and how you ...



  • 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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