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Gotham Early Music Scene, Inc., New York, New York ♦ August 7, 2014
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Midtown Concerts 2014-2015 Season announced
We are very excited about the new season of Midtown Concerts. Once again the series features many of New York's most celebrated ensembles and artists, some exciting new and emerging groups, and even some ensembles from abroad who will be in New York for other concerts. All the concerts are free, and held in the acoustically and architecturally superb Chapel at St. Bart's Church, right next door to the Waldorf Astoria Hotel on Park Ave. The schedule of 34 (!) concerts has been set for the whole season. See the section below for more details.
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The popular 4X4 Baroque Festival returns in a NEW PLACE and at a NEW TIME. The series of four concerts under the directorship of Avi Stein moves to September 11-14 and downtown to St. Paul's Chapel. See details below.
Avi was recently appointed Associate Organist and Choirmaster of Trinity Wall Street Church. He'll be working with Julian Wachner and making important contributions to Trinity's outstanding early music program. I know our readers join us in offering our congratulations and best wishes.
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| Event Listings
Amor & Psyche
The innovative, daring and seriously fun miniature baroque opera company presenst its signature work, a fast-paced and whimsical tale of love, loss, reconciliation and jealous in-laws.
Monday and Tuesday, August 11 and 12, at 7:30 pm
The Blue Building, 222 East 46th Street (between 2nd and 3rd Avenues), Manhattan
Click here for full details or call 800-838-3006
|Lucine Musaelian, viola da gamba
& Joyce Chen, harpsichord
Baroque and Before
Gems of the Baroque and Renaissance eras, including works by Marin Marais, Georg-Philipp Telemann, Jean-Philippe Rameau, and Diego Ortiz.
Saturday, August 30 at 5 pm Tickets: FREE
Reception to follow concert with delicious Armenian food!
St Illuminator's Cathedral, 221 East 27th Street (between 2nd and 3rd Avenues), Manhattan
Email for full details
Four concerts of baroque music
Thursday, September 11 at 7 pm - The Grand Overture
Orchestral suites by Bach and his contemporaries
Friday, September 12 at 7 pm - Zimmerman’s Coffeehouse
Chamber music by Bach, Handel, Zelenka and others
Saturday, September 13 at 7 pm - Concerts Spirituels
Chamber music by Rameau, Marais and Clerambault
Sunday, September 14 at 4 pm - From Darkness to Light
Cantatas of J. S. Bach
Free admission, suggested donation $20
St. Paul’s Chapel, 209 Broadway at Fulton, Manhattan (NEW VENUE!)
Click here for full details
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Chapel at St. Bartholomew's Church
325 Park Avenue at 51st Street
Thursdays at 1:15 pm starting October 2, 2014
Announcing the 2014-2015 Season of Midtown Concerts!
We are excited to bring you a great season with some fantastic new ensembles, and some old favorites too. The season starts on October 2 at 1:15pm with a concert by Abendmusik with music from Poland's Golden Age. Click here to see this season's concert schedule.
Other Upcoming Events... (click on the date for more info)
August 8, 9, 16 & 23 at 8 pm, August 10 at 2 pm, August 18 at 7:30 pm - dell’Arte Opera Ensemble
with The Sebastians, The East 13th Street Theatre, NYC