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ARTEK 2021–2022 Season


Gwendolyn Toth, director

“Deeply considered, beautifully sung...consistently polished, finely balanced performances.”
- Allan Kozinn, The New York Times

All concerts will be both in person and live streamed
In person seating: Proof of vaccination and masks required. See our full Covid Protocols here
All concerts and programs subject to change

Thursday, September 23 at 7:30 pmSweelinck

Music of Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck
In honor of the 400th anniversary of Sweelinck’s death

Madrigals (sung in French), keyboard solos and lute solos

Laura Heimes, soprano; Clara Rottsolk, soprano; Ryland Angel, countertenor; Andrew Fuchs, tenor; Peter Becker, bass-baritone

Daniel Swenberg, lute & theorbo; Gwendolyn Toth, harpsichord, organ & director

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church
W 65th St and Central Park W, Manhattan

Tickets: $10 (virtual), $15, $25, $50

Purchase in-person tickets here

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Monteverdi Book 6Saturday, November 6 at 7:30 pm
Sunday, November 7 at 4 pm

Madrigals from Book 6 by Claudio Monteverdi
Featuring the Sestina, written by Monteverdi in response to the deaths due to sickness and plague of his wife and principal singer, along with other madrigals on themes of parting and separation..
Laura Heimes, soprano; Sarah Chalfy, soprano; Barbara Hollinshead, mezzo-soprano; Clifton Massey, countertenor; Jacob Perry Jr, tenor; Ross Tamaccio, baritone; Peter Becker, bass-baritone; Grant Herreid, lute; Daniel Swenberg, theorbo; Adam Cockerham, theorbo; Christa Patton, harp; Gwendolyn Toth, harpsichord & director

Saint Ignatius of Antioch Episcopal Church
West End Ave and W 87th St, Manhattan

Tickets coming soon

Feb LassusSaturday, February 5 at 7:30 pm
Sunday, February 6 at 4 pm

Lagrime di San Pietro by Orlando di Lasso

Lasso’s last masterpiece (1594), three weeks before his death: a madrigal cycle with poetry commenting on the tears of Saint Peter after his infamous denial, with singers, viols, and winds as heard in the Munich Kapelle.

With Christina Kay, soprano; Brenner, countertenor; Clifton Massey, countertenor; Andrew Fuchs, tenor; Michael Steinberger, tenor; Steven Hrycelak, bass-baritone; Peter Becker, bass-baritone; winds and viols TBA; Gwendolyn Toth, director.

Saint Ignatius of Antioch Episcopal Church
West End Ave and W 87th St, Manhattan

Tickets coming soon

Thursday, March 3 at 7:30 pmBuxtehude

Music of Dietrich Buxtehude
Cantatas and chamber music of the famed North German composer

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church
W 64th St and Central Park W, Manhattan

Featuring trios with Cynthia Freivogel, Arnie Tanimoto and Gwendolyn Toth; and vocal cantatas with ARTEK's singers.

Tickets coming soon 

Spring 2022:

Fantini Futuro at Old Saint Patrick’s Church, March 2022

ARTEK on Midtown Concerts, April 14, 2022

Madrigal Madness, May/June 2022


This ticket page is provided by Gotham Early Music Scene.