Midtown Concerts

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

7:30pm

Music written for the Santa Rosalia festivities in Palermo was often destroyed after the initial performance, underlining the ephemeral character of the event. Thanks to a repeat...
Repeats every week every Monday until Mon May 08 2017 .
Monday, March 06, 2017, Monday, March 13, 2017, Monday, March 20, 2017, Monday, March 27, 2017, Monday, April 03, 2017, Monday, April 10, 2017, Monday, April 17, 2017, Monday, April 24, 2017, Monday, May 01, 2017, Monday, May 08, 2017

1:00pm

Carrying the torch of the iconic series “Bach at One” at Trinity Wall Street, NYBI will continue the tradition of free concerts on each Monday at 1pm at Saint...
Monday, March 06, 2017, Monday, March 13, 2017, Monday, March 20, 2017, Monday, March 27, 2017, Monday, April 03, 2017, Monday, April 10, 2017, Monday, April 17, 2017, Monday, April 24, 2017, Monday, May 01, 2017, Monday, May 08, 2017

1:00pm

Carrying the torch of the iconic series “Bach at One” at Trinity Wall Street, NYBI will continue the tradition of free concerts on each Monday at 1pm at Saint...
Thursday, April 27, 2017

Music from the Sistine Chapel, featuring Allegri's Miserere, and works by Anerio and Palestrina.

The Choir of Saint Luke in the Fields is a professional ensemble made up...

Thursday, April 27, 2017

The Choir of St. Luke in the Fields, under the direction of David Shuler

Music from the Sistine Chapel

8 PM (lecture at 7 PM)

Admission: $35...

Monday, March 06, 2017, Monday, March 13, 2017, Monday, March 20, 2017, Monday, March 27, 2017, Monday, April 03, 2017, Monday, April 10, 2017, Monday, April 17, 2017, Monday, April 24, 2017, Monday, May 01, 2017, Monday, May 08, 2017

1:00pm

Carrying the torch of the iconic series “Bach at One” at Trinity Wall Street, NYBI will continue the tradition of free concerts on each Monday at 1pm at Saint...
Sunday, April 23, 2017

6:00 p.m.

The nationally renowned Choir of the University of the South and their newly appointed director, Dr. Geoffrey Ward, play an important role in the musical...

Monday, March 06, 2017, Monday, March 13, 2017, Monday, March 20, 2017, Monday, March 27, 2017, Monday, April 03, 2017, Monday, April 10, 2017, Monday, April 17, 2017, Monday, April 24, 2017, Monday, May 01, 2017, Monday, May 08, 2017

1:00pm

Carrying the torch of the iconic series “Bach at One” at Trinity Wall Street, NYBI will continue the tradition of free concerts on each Monday at 1pm at Saint...
Monday, March 06, 2017, Monday, March 13, 2017, Monday, March 20, 2017, Monday, March 27, 2017, Monday, April 03, 2017, Monday, April 10, 2017, Monday, April 17, 2017, Monday, April 24, 2017, Monday, May 01, 2017, Monday, May 08, 2017

1:00pm

Carrying the torch of the iconic series “Bach at One” at Trinity Wall Street, NYBI will continue the tradition of free concerts on each Monday at 1pm at Saint...
Sunday, April 09, 2017

3:00 p.m.

Frederick Teardo, Director of Music and Organist, will perform Marcel Dupré’s Le Chemin de la Croix (The Stations of the Cross) on the 100-rank Grieb-Williams...

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Thursday, June 05, 2014

Manhattan’s Weekly Series of FREE Early Music Concerts

            The sixteenth annual series of FREE 40-minute concerts in midtown Manhattan continues.  This season’s performers were chosen competitively by jury and are among the finest early music artists and ensembles from the New York area and beyond.  The concerts are open to all—no tickets or reservations are necessary.

Time:              Thursdays at 1:15 pm

Admission:     Free, with suggested donation of $10

June Concerts (2):

#1

Skid Rococo

From Pastoral Idylls to Hangovers

Date:   Thursday, June 5, 2014

Description:

From Pastoral Idylls to Hangovers explores late Rococo music from France and Sweden.  The Greek and Nordic goddesses of Love and the god of wine were at the center of Carl Bellman's sublime and subversive poetry and his cult of Bacchus.

Performers:

Brett Umlauf, soprano
Daniel Swenberg, Baroque guitar & Baroque lute
Leah Nelson, Baroque violin
Anneke Schaul-Yoder, Baroque cello

 

#2

Musica Nuova

Men, Maids and Mischief

Date:     Thursday, June 12, 2014

Description:

Hailed by The New York Times for its “flair for the dramatic and a taste for unusual performance spaces," Musica Nuova brings new perspectives to Baroque music by heightening the dramatic qualities intrinsic to the repertoire. Through staging and storytelling, Musica Nuova weaves storylines based on the meaning of the songs. Men, Maids, and Mischief is an original pastiche of surprisingly dirty songs and catches from English Renaissance and Restoration composers. The NY Times called this staged sketch-comedy show “fast-paced” and “delightful.”

Performers:

Amanda Keil, mezzo-soprano
Brooke Bryant, soprano
Aryeh Nussbaum Cohen, counter-tenor
Grant Herreid, lute/tenor

 

About the Series:

Gotham Early Music Scene presents the sixteenth season of Midtown Concerts. This series sponsors lunchtime performances of music of the 18th Century and earlier for anyone seeking a respite from the midtown hustle and bustle. Free concerts are given each Thursday at 1:15 p.m. by professional early music ensembles and distinguished soloists in the Chapel of St. Bartholomew's Church, 325 Park Avenue, Manhattan.  The full schedule is available at www.midtownconcerts.org

Midtown Concerts is made possible with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, celebrating 50 years of building strong, creative communities in New York State's 62 counties, public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, and our many generous private donors.