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L’Isle enchantée.

PattonWalkerHeadshots Peter Walker 2019 webOur program explores the pastoral repertoire published for the musette de cour during the century or so when it was fashionable, including solo suites with continuo, duets with another treble instrument (here a flute), and songs sung while playing the musette, as well as solo works for the baroque harp.

Peter Walker, musette de cour, voice
Christa Patton, baroque harp, flute

Christa Patton and Peter Walker collaborate frequently on repertoire ranging from medieval songs to renaissance dance tunes to baroque instrumental and vocal works, as well as music from many world piping traditions, ancient and modern. Their combined musical forces include harps, early woodwinds, voice, and nearly a dozen bagpipes.

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1:15 - 2:00 pm
All concerts are free; no tickets or reservations are necessary.

This concert will be livestreamed on Facebook and YouTube, followed by an intimate chat on Zoom (link provided during concert).

No in-person concert will be held.

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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.