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Two Friends, Three Pieces 

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John Mark Andrew AppelHarpsichordist Andrew Appel and violist da gamba John Mark Rozendaal offer an eclectic selection of esoteric and idiomatic solos for their instruments as well as a dynamic duo. Featured composers are Alfonso Ferrabosco, Jean-Henri d’Anglebert, and Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach.

John Mark Rozendaal ~ viola da gamba
Andrew Appel ~ harpsichord

John Mark Rozendaal teaches and performs music from the Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque eras and performs as a member of Trio Settecento, Brandywine Baroque, and LeStrange Viols. John Mark has performed with Chicago Baroque Ensemble, City Musick, Basically Bach, Newberry Consort, Orpheus Band, King's Noyse, Boston Early Music Festival, Second City Musick, and Hesperus, and records on the Cedille and Centaur labels. A dedicated teacher, John Mark has served on the faculties of the VdGSA Conclave, Viols West’s annual workshop, Amherst Early Music, and Madison Early Music Festival. He teaches the Viola da Gamba Dojo and Medieval Strings classes in New York City.

Andrew Appel, harpsichordist and Artistic Director of the Four Nations Ensemble, is an acclaimed performer, educator, and writer. He has performed in Europe and the United States as a soloist in many festivals and as a recitalist at Carnegie and Avery Fisher Halls in New York, as well as halls from the Music Academy of the West to the Smithsonian in Washington DC. In addition to work with elementary school students, Andrew has taught at The Juilliard School, Moravian College, Princeton University, and New York Polytech, now a division of NYU. He records for Bridge Records and ASV and is presently recording the complete harpsichord works of François Couperin.

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

In person at The Church of the Transfiguration, 1 E 29th St, New York City

Live stream details: You can watch it on your computer in any of two places by clicking on the name you wish: our website or YouTube.


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.