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ARTEK 2022–2023 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 released on video at a later date
In person seating: Proof of vaccination and masks required. See our full Covid Protocols here
All concerts and programs subject to change

Fantini Futuro

Fandini FuturoFantini Futuro is a performance work by Ben Neill based on the music and life of early Baroque trumpeter/composer Girolamo Fantini, depicting Fantini as a traveler through time and space from the 17th century to the future. Mr. Neill performs on the Mutantrumpet, his self-designed electro-acoustic instrument, with countertenor Ryland Angel and organist Gwendolyn Toth on the 1868 Henry Erben at Old Saint Patrick’s, and interactive video projections.

Thursday, November 10 at 7 pm
Saint Patrick’s Old Cathedral
263 Mulberry Street, Manhattan

Tickets: The concert will be a benefit for the Erben organ.
$30 ~ General Admission
$20 ~ Seniors & Students

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Masters of the Violin: Corelli & Geminiani

Corelli GeminianiARTEK begins a three-year collaboration with Italian violinist superstar Enrico Gatti for concerts and workshops on Italian baroque music with this solo recital. The program includes sonatas of Arcangelo Corelli (1653-1713) recently discovered by Mr. Gatti and sonatas of Francesco Geminiani (1687-1762), Corelli’s student who brought the Italian baroque style to London. The public is also invited to a masterclass on Corelli on Friday afternoon, November 18 at St. Ignatius of Antioch.

Thursday, November 17 at 7 pm
Saint Ignatius of Antioch Episcopal Church
West End Ave and W 87th St, Manhattan

Tickets: $15, $25, $50

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Viva Vivaldi

Viva VivaldiARTEK violin leader Cynthia Freivogel has received over 30 MILLION views on YouTube of her brilliant performances of Vivaldi’s Four Seasons! New York City audiences now get a chance to hear her in person for a holiday program that of the Four Seasons and other works of Vivaldi. Spend your New Year’s holiday with some great music from ARTEK, and bring your friends and family!

Saturday, December 31 at 6 pm
Sunday, January 1 at 3 pm
Sunday, January 1 at 7 pm
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church
3 West 65th Street, Manhattan

Tickets: $15, $25, $50

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Music from the Hapsburg Court

Habsburg CourtARTEK presents a chamber music concert of music from court musicians of the Hapsburg emperor Charles VI. The program includes excerpts from the opera Orfeo by Johann Joseph Fux, arias by Francesco Bartolomeo Conti and Antonio Caldara, and chamber music by Fux, featuring soprano Christina Kay and countertenor David Dickey.

Thursday, February 16 at 7 pm
Saint Ignatius of Antioch Episcopal Church
West End Ave and W 87th St, Manhattan

Tickets: $15, $25, $50

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Arcadian Academy

Arcadian AcademyEnrico Gatti returns to lead a concert re-creating the musical splendor of the Arcadian Academy of Rome, whose leading composers were Bernardo Pasquini, Arcangelo Corelli, and Alessandro Scarlatti. The program features the North American premiere of Pasquini’s festive cantata Applauso Musicale with concerto grosso orchestra and soloists Sarah Chalfy, Laura Heimes, and Clara Rottsolk, sopranos; Andrew Fuchs, tenor; and Steven Hrycelak, bass with additional music by Corelli and Scarlatti. Instrumental soloists will be Enrico Gatti and Cynthia Freivogel, violins, and Loretta O’Sullivan, cello.

Thursday, April 27 at 7 pm
Co-sponsored by The Italian Academy at Columbia University
1161 Amsterdam Avenue, Manhattan

Tickets: $50

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Crazy for Corelli

Habsburg CourtARTEK presents Concerti Grossi of Arcangelo Corelli, with an orchestra combining ARTEK members and young string players participating as Fellows, under the leadership of Enrico Gatti. Corelli’s orchestra was legendary both for its size and innovative musical practices, and his Op. 6 Concerti Grossi were a sensation in Italy and abroad in the 18th century. Don’t miss this chance to hear Italian baroque music led by a world-renowned master.

Saturday, April 29 at 7 pm
Sunday, April 30 at 4 pm
Saint Ignatius of Antioch Episcopal Church
West End Ave and W 87th St, Manhattan

Tickets: $15, $25, $50

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This ticket page is provided by Gotham Early Music Scene.