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Marian Theme


Ryland Angel - countertenor
Malachai Bandy - viola da gamba
Eva Lymenstull - viola da gamba
William Trafka - organ
with guest Jonathan May - countertenor 


The nineteenth season of the Midtown Concerts closes with a very special program, St. Bart's Director of Music, William Trafka, Grammy-nominated British countertenor Ryland Angel, members of the Queens Baroque Ensemble, and special guest countertenor, Jonathan May. These immensely talented musicians have put together a program focusing on the Marian theme, the love between mother and child, featuring works by composers Johannes Schenck, J.S. Bach, Scarlatti, and Buxtehude. 


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 in person at St. Malachy's Church, 239 West 49th Street, Manhattan, AND live streamed.