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  • Oct 20 at 8 pm - Pomerium
    POMERIUM Alexander Blachly, director Strange and Wonderful Motets of the Renaissance By Lassus, Wert, Gallus, Gesualdo, Monteverdi Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 8 pmChurch of St. Ignatius of Antioch552 West End AvenueEntrance on West 87th ...
    Oct 27 at 7:30pm - Martin Bernstein, recorder
    with John McKean, harpsichord and Salomé Gasselin, viola da gamba I’m going to share some of my favorite music, together with some very good musicians and friends. I don’t have any reason to be playing these pieces all together, except that I l...

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Midtown Concerts Upcoming Events

  • October 18, 2018 - New Amsterdam Consort
    Music in Five Parts. This program explores the underplayed repertoire of five-part string music from the seventeenth and late sixteenth centuries. Wi...
  • October 25, 2018 - Bud Roach
    O Envious Day Canadian tenor Bud Roach returns to the Midtown Concert Series with "O Envious Day", accompanying himself on the theorbo with songs and...

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  • Music Libraries for Sale
      We have two libraries from Lucy Cross and Celine Karraker and are making them available to the general public as a benefit for GEMS. As we've been going through some of the materials, we have come across a number of interesting memorabilia, ...
    Tickets for sale!
    Tickets are now for sale on our website for the following concerts/series: Abendmusik 2018-2019 Season ARTEK 2018-2019 Season Martin Bernstein Recital - Oct 27 at 7:30pm Parthenia 2018-2019 Season Pomerium - Oct 20 at 8pm Trinity Church Wall St...

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 Middle Ages, Renaissance, Baroque, and early Classical periods.