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PARTHENIA, a consort of viols, hailed by the New Yorker as "one of the brightest lights in New York's early-music scene" is a dynamic ensemble exploring the extraordinary repertory for viols from Tudor England to the court of Versailles and beyond. Here you can get a visual/audio idea of their most recent program exploring the rich culture of Elizabethan England, When Music & Sweet Poetry Agree with Paul Hecht, actor and Jacqueline Horner, soprano.

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.