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Le Nuove Musiche: August 21 at 4 pm in Concord MA


Concordia Consort and friends explore Le Nuove Musiche — Italy’s new music in the Tuesday, August 21 tea-time recital at Trinity Episcopal Church, 81 Elm Street in Concord. The program begins in Trinity’s air-conditioned Parish Hall at 4 PM and will last about 35 minutes. Light refreshments follow the recital. $5 suggested donation supports this program. On-street parking is available. Trinity Episcopal Church is fully handicap-accessible.

Concordia Consort  — Sheila Beardslee, Bonnie Kelly & Brian Warnock, recorders — welcomes guests Harriet Bridges, soprano, Robert Barney tenor & organ, and William Leonard, bass, to this program.

The concert features Orazio Vecchi’s setting of Petrarch’s sestina Chi è fermato which tells of navigating life’s storms and tempests to arrive at at peaceful harbor of redemption.  Robert Barney will play a Frescobaldi toccata on the S.L. Huntington chamber organ.  Harriet Bridges sings Caccini’s Amarilli mia bella from his 1602 collection Le Nuove Musiche.  The program ends with selections from Monteverdi’s Scherzi musicali.

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at 4 PM
Trinity Episcopal Church, 81 Elm Street in Concord MA
$5 suggested donation supports this program.
Light refreshments available after the music.
Information:  (978) 369-3715
Directions to Trinity.

CD release: Ay, me! Ohime!

Ay, me! Ohime! is a program of English and Italian music from the 16th and 17th centuries. Guest soloist Eileen Callahan, soprano, sings three pieces with us.  Works of Holborne, Este, Morley, Byrd, Dowland, Tye; Trabaci, Gesualdo, Macque, Palestrina, Bertalli, Alessandro Scarlatti.

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Recorded at Trinity Episcopal Church, Concord MA.  Produced by Winchester Labs.

Early Music Boston - © Sheila Beardslee