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From Court to Country.

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PartimentiAdrienne Lotto ~ soprano
Rhianna Cockrell ~ mezzo soprano
Corey Shotwell ~ tenor
Christopher Talbot ~ baritone
Jonathan Luik ~ viola da gamba
Adam Cockerham ~ lute and theorbo

From Court to Country will explore threads of connection between courtly and pastoral music in France, Italy, and England from the late Medieval to the early Baroque. Ranging from shepherdly love songs to sorrowful lamentations, this program highlights a growing complexity of polyphony, colorful text expression, and harmonic depth in music from the 13th through the 17th centuries.

Partimenti takes its name from the musical building-blocks that were used to train Baroque composers to improvise and invent. Core vocalists Adrienne Lotto, Rhianna Cockrell, Corey Shotwell, and Christopher Talbot take this spirit of improvisation and invention to all the music they perform to create engaging, daring performances of music from the Medieval through the Baroque eras.

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Adrienne Lotto
Rhianna Cockrell
Corey Shotwell
Christopher Talbot

1:15–2:00 pm
All concerts are free; no tickets or reservations are necessary.

In person at St. Malachy's Church, 239 West 49th Street, Manhattan

Live stream details: You can watch it on your computer in any of two places by clicking on the name you wish: our website or YouTube.

GEMS is a non-profit corporation that supports and promotes the artists and organizations in New York devoted to early music — playing repertoire from the Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, and early Classical periods.