Sat, 2 Dec 2023 4:00 pm


Heinrich Isaac: Music for Church & State

We will present these masterworks:
Missa Carminum, the "Mass of Songs"
Virgo prudentissima, à6 (one of his "Kaiser Motets")
O decus ecclesiae, a fantasy based on the hexachord
Tota pulchra es, from the Song of Songs

The concerts will be conducted by Dr. Richard Porterfield on consecutive Saturdays in Manhattan:

December 2 at 4 pm

St. John's in the Village
224 Waverly Place

December 9 at 4 pm
The Shrine of St. Francis Cabrini
701 Fort Washington Avenue

December 16 at 4 pm 
Hudson View Gardens Lounge
Pinehurst Avenue at 183rd Street
Reception to follow

Admission: Free; suggested donation $20; students free

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GEMS is a non-profit corporation that supports and promotes the artists and organizations in New York devoted to early music — playing repertoire from the Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, and early Classical periods.