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Love and Lamentation.KHORIKOS

This program aims to juxtapose some of the most expressive sacred and secular vocal music of the medieval and Renaissance eras, featuring dramatic settings of the Lamentations of Jeremiah by Alonso Lobo and Ferrabosco the Elder alongside heartfelt and heart-wrenching love songs from Gesualdo, Monteverdi, and others.

KHORIKOS is one of New York's most distinguished a cappella ensembles, performing a wide range of music from medieval polyphony to contemporary sound sculpture. The ensemble aims to reinvent choral music by exploring the musical and emotional links between master composers from centuries past and their living counterparts.

Mary Foster, Rachel Boeglin, Noele Flowers, sopranos; Carah Naseem, Audrey May DeRocker, Erika Ji, altos; Justin Ballard, Michael Noel, tenors; Benjamin Martinson, tenor/baritone; Chris Cotter, Adam Stasiw, baritone/bass; Alec Galambos, baritone and conductor

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

The Chapel at St. Bartholomew's Church
50th St. and Park Avenue

 

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.