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Voices of Music

The award winning early music ensemble Voices of Music, led by Hanneke van Proosdij and David Tayler, makes its New York City debut in collaboration with Gotham Early Music Scene.

Highlights of the program include Handel and Vivaldi arias from the operas Agrippina, Bajazet and Rodelinda with internationally renowned countertenor Christopher Lowrey.

VoM soloistsViolinist Augusta McKay Lodge will perform Vivaldi’s iconic Grosso Mogul concerto, with the original cadenzas. Elizabeth Blumenstock and Baroque oboist David Dickey will perform Vivaldi’s Concerto for Violin and Oboe in B-flat Major. Shelby Yamin, in her Voices of Music debut, will be featured in a rarely performed violin concerto by Maddalena Lombardini. Violinists Elizabeth Blumenstock and Kati Kyme will join forces to perform the Concerto Grosso in D Major from Arcangelo Corelli’s influential Opus 6.

Thursday, October 6 at 7:30 pm

St. Ignatius of Antioch Church
552 West End Avenue (entrance on West 87th Street), Manhattan

Running time: 90 mins

$40 ~ Premium
$25 ~ General Admission
$10 ~ Students (with ID)

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Hailed for their passion, artistry and technical brilliance, Voices of Music is currently the most popular early music ensemble in America. Under the leadership of Hanneke van Proosdij and David Tayler, San Francisco-based Voices of Music performs music from the middle ages, renaissance and baroque, drawing upon the many sources of historical performance practice.

Voices of Music is a pioneer in digital technology for the arts, and more than 80,000 people watch concerts and programming from our ensemble each day — more than eighteen million viewers a year. In addition to our acclaimed concert series in the San Francisco Bay Area, Voices of Music sponsors the Emerging Artists Program, the Junior Recorder Society and the Barbary Coast Recorder Orchestra.


Hanneke van Proosdij and David Tayler, directors
Christopher Lowrey, countertenor
David Dickey, Baroque oboe
Elizabeth Blumenstock, Aniela Eddy, Kati Kyme, Isabelle Seula Lee, Augusta McKay Lodge and Shelby Yamin, Baroque violin
Kyle Miller and Maureen Murchie, Baroque viola
Ana Kim and William Skeen, Baroque cello
Doug Balliett, double bass
Dongsok Shin, organ
Hanneke van Proosdij, harpsichord
David Tayler, archlute



Corelli: Concerto Grosso Op. 6 No. 4 in D Major
Elizabeth Blumenstock, Kati Kyme, William Skeen, soloists

Handel: Voi che udite (Agrippina)
Handel: Rompo i lacci (Flavio)
Handel: O lord have mercy (Saul)

Maddalena Lombardini Sirmen: Violin Concerto Opus 2 No 1 in B flat
Shelby Yamin, soloist

Vivaldi: Oboe, violin concerto in B flat RV 548
Elizabeth Blumenstock and David Dickey, soloists

Vivaldi: Violin Concerto in D major 'Grosso Mogul' RV 208
Augusta McKay Lodge, soloist

Vivaldi: Gelido
Vivaldi: Barbaro traditor (Bajazet)


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.