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Hollinshead and BassSleep, Dreams and Awakenings.

Sleep, Dreams and Awakenings explores, through the medium of Elizabethan lute songs and solos, various aspects of sleep: plaints of lovers who long to rest their “weary weeping eyes,” frolics of suitors stealing a kiss from a (possibly) sleeping lover, and blissful lullabies to soothe even the most careworn soul. 

Barbara Hollinshead and Howard Bass have performed together for more than two decades, presenting “delightfully intimate” programs featuring Renaissance and early baroque music from England, France, Italy, and Spain, often in thematically-linked programs. They have performed at the Italian Embassy, National Gallery of Art, and on uncountable music series.

Barbara Hollinshead, mezzo-soprano
Howard Bass, lutes

 

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

 

Midtown Concerts sponsors lunchtime performances of music of the 18th century and earlier. Ensembles are chosen by a panel of early-music specialists from the metropolitan area.

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

Concerts are currently livestreamed, followed by an intimate chat on Zoom.