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  • Monday, January 17 at 7pm: Nicholas McGegan Virtual Lecture
    Nicholas McGegan: Baroque Opera Set Design Monday, January 17, 2022 at 7:00 PM EST on Zoom Purchase Now View the list of images Nicholas McGegan will present a fascinating lecture on set design for Baroque Opera, the quintessential art form ...

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Midtown Concerts

Thursdays at 1:15pm; September–June

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  • Judith Davidoff In Memoriam (1927–2021)
    GEMS joins the broader early music community in mourning the loss of Judith Davidoff, the "Grande Dame of the viol". After starting her career in Boston in the 1950s, she joined Noah Greenberg's New York Pro Musica in the early ‘60s. She later foun...
    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, ...


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