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Talisman MedievalBreathing Life into Medieval Icons.

Join Talisman Medieval for a diverse journey through medieval sound and place. Inspired by images of musicians from manuscripts, you'll hear harps, citole, hurdy gurdy, medieval bagpipes, voices and more. We’ll perform evocative music from 12th to 15th centuries, as well as medieval and fantasy-inspired compositions by David Yardley.

Founded by Australian countertenor, composer and harpist, David Yardley, Talisman Medieval has delighted audiences with original, exciting presentations of medieval and contemporary music. Performing in several professional concert series in NYC, Talisman Medieval brings together multi-talented singer/instrumentalists to present varied and imaginative programs of music from far-off times and places.

David Yardley, countertenor, harp, percussion
Christopher Preston Thompson, tenor, harp, percussion
Peter Walker, bass, medieval bagpipe, hurdy gurdy, citole

 

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.