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282 TinaChanceyA program of intriguing Ayres, Suites, Divisions and Dances by Locke, Jenkins, Dowland and Young (including the 21st century premiere of Jenkins' trios for three trebles).

Tina Chancey, 5 and 6-string pardessus de viole, treble
John Mark Rozendaal, viola da gamba
Loren Ludwing, viola da gamba
Arnie Tanimoto, viola da gamba
Adam Cockerham, theorbo

Tina Chancey directs Hesperus and plays early and traditional fiddles and viola da gamba on roots music from Sephardic and Irish to early music and rock. Her specialty is the pardessus de viole; after debut concerts at Carnegie Recital Hall and Kennedy Center, she has made four pardessus recordings with a fifth, Fêtes Galantes, in preparation. Dr. Chancey has been given an Special Education Achievement Award by Early Music America and four Wammies for best classical instrumentalist by the Washington Area Music Association. www.tinachancey.com

Midtown Concerts sponsors lunchtime performances of music of the 18th century and earlier. Ensembles are chosen by a panel of early music specialists from the metropolitan area.

Time: Thursdays, 1:15 – 2:00 pm
All concerts are free; no tickets or reservations are necessary.

Concerts are currently live streamed, followed by an intimate chat on Zoom.